BAM BOISE ART MUSEUM
Boise’s Best Visual Arts Experience
The mission of the Boise Art Museum is to create visual arts experiences that engage people and inspire learning through exceptional exhibitions, collections, and educational opportunities.
To be a vital partner in the educational, creative, and cultural life of our communities as an innovative leader in local, regional, and national visual arts.
• in the value of the visual arts as integral to a holistic education;
• art connects to every subject, discipline, and stage of life;
• in the importance of direct engagement with viewing and making original works of art to better understand the role of the artist and the creative process;
• in the power of visual arts to transform the lives of individuals and the community;
• the visual arts can build tolerance, compassion, and understanding among people and a strong, diverse community;
• art is an essential component of human existence and a form of communication to which everyone should have access;
• visual arts can bring people together for a respectful dialogue about topics and issues of importance in our lives;
• visual arts must be valued, preserved, shared, and experienced to ensure their continual existence for future generations; and
• the world is better with visual arts.
Selected Exhibitions Timeline
BAM embraces its long and rich history as an opportunity to enhance and ensure rewarding experiences for all visitors, through exceptional exhibitions, collections, interpretive strategies, educational programming, a welcoming environment, along with a commitment to being a vital part of the educational, economic and cultural life of the community.
Purchase/Reserve Your Admission Tickets Online
If you would like to schedule your visit in advance and expedite the admissions process, we recommend pre-purchasing your tickets online (including members and individuals who receive FREE admission). We request that you schedule your visit in one-hour blocks, at least 2 hours in advance of your visit. If scheduling for a group, please limit to 10 visitors or fewer in the Museum at a time.
Tickets are only valid for the “Date of Visit” you select below. No refunds are issued for admissions purchases.
CLASSES & WORKSHOPS
Art + Healing:
Mindfulness Moments at the Museum
Ages: all ages
FREE with price of admission | BAM members are FREE
Seniors (62+) are FREE on the 3rd Wednesday of each month
No reservations required
Instructor: Jenelle Carberry
Come practice mindfulness at BAM inspired by the current installation of Felix Gonzalez-Torres: “Untitled” (L.A.). Chair yoga is for everyone! We will use gentle movement to help release tension from the body, along with breathing and mindfulness practices to calm the mind.
CLASSES + WORKSHOPS for ADULTS
BAM’s studio art program encourages the creative abilities of all participants by offering experiences in a variety of art media which provide opportunities for making connections with BAM’s exhibitions. Through reputable artists and educators, we provide quality instruction for all ages in a small-class, non-competitive and enjoyable atmosphere. Class size is limited to optimize learning. Participants must pre-register to reserve a space as class size is limited. Please dress for mess!
No classes, workshops, or programs at this time.
ART CAMPS for CHILDREN
BAM’s studio art programs encourage the creative abilities of all participants by offering experiences in a variety of art media. Campers will spend time with original artwork and make their own projects in the studios every day. All activities are inspired by BAM’s current exhibitions and instructed by professional Art Educators and Artists. Group sizes are small for individualized attention and safety. Pre-registration required.
Please bring campers dressed for messy and outdoor activities. Bring a packed lunch, water bottle, sunscreen, and hat. A Medical Information Card for each student will be mailed when the registration form is received. The student may attend only after the form has been completed, signed and returned to BAM. Children are required to be checked in and out of classes and camps at BAM by a parent or guardian each day.
ART IN THE PARK 2022
September 9 – 11, 2022
Julia Davis Park | Boise, ID | FREE & Open to the Public
Friday & Saturday 10am – 8pm | Sunday 10am – 5pm
Boise Art Museum’s Art in the Park is widely recognized as one of the premiere cultural events in the Northwest. This open-air festival, held on the weekend following Labor Day each September, provides visitors of all ages and interests with the opportunity to meet more than 200 artists and purchase their works. During the three-day event, Boise Art Museum presents a variety of contemporary arts and crafts along with wonderful food and hands-on activities for children.
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BAM BOISE ART MUSEUM
670 Julia Davis Drive
Boise, Idaho 83702
Ph: 208-345-8330 | General Information
ext. 110 | Membership
Email: [email protected]
Tue: 10am – 5pm
Wed: 10am – 5pm
Thu: 10am – 5pm (First Thursday, 10am – 7pm)
Fri: 10am – 5pm
Sat: 10am – 5pm
Sun: Noon – 5pm
BAM Members: FREE
Student: (Grades 1-12) $3
Children: 5 & Under FREE
Full-Time Student: (w/ ID) $3
Senior: (62 and Over) $4
Military: (w/ ID) $4
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