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Adults and Teens

We offer an array of opportunities for learning, creating, and sharing through art experiences at the Museum. Whether taking a class in our studios or hearing from an expert in our galleries, our visitors can choose from a variety of activities to engage with art. With established weekly programs like ArtBreak and Slow Art Sunday, or special events like First Thursday, Art On The Rocks, and teen nights, the BMA invites you to find a program that interests and excites you!

The Weldon Collection of Asian Art

October 5, 2017

The gift of the Asian art collection of Henry H. and June deH Weldon to the BMA is transformative. It contains over 450 major works from China, Japan, India, and Southeast Asia spanning thousands of years of history and enriches

Wedgwood At The World’s Fairs

September 7, 2017

Chief Curator and Marguerite Jones Harbert and John M. Harbert III Curator of Decorative Arts Anne Forschler-Tarrasch talks about the importance of the world’s fairs to Wedgwood, the objects or types of objects the company exhibited at these fairs, and

Dutch Treat

August 3, 2017

Whether a permanent collection gallery or a temporary installation, it takes the contribution of the entire museum team to produce the exhibitions that visitors enjoy and have come to expect. Head Exhibitions Designer Terry Beckham shares with us the process

If These Walls Could Talk, Part II

July 6, 2017

Deputy Director and The William Cary Hulsey Curator of American Art Graham C. Boettcher relates the surprising stories behind masterworks in the Museum’s American collection and their former owners.

My Adventures In Southeast Asia and Nepal

June 1, 2017

Docent and Tour Coordinator Angela May shares her photos and anecdotes from her research in Southeast Asia and Nepal. She explores the differences between the presentation of Asian art in our galleries and the art in its original context.

Introduction to Sculpture and Ceramics, 6-12 Grade Class

Introduction to Sculpture and Ceramics, 6-12 Grade Class

May 30, 2017

Discover a visual understanding of form and space. This course will introduce you to processes and techniques of sculpture by engaging you to construct art using different materials that express your point of view. Pre-registration is required for all classes.

Introduction to Sculpture and Ceramics, 6-12 Grade Class

Introduction to Sculpture and Ceramics, 6-12 Grade Class

May 23, 2017

Discover a visual understanding of form and space. This course will introduce you to processes and techniques of sculpture by engaging you to construct art using different materials that express your point of view. Pre-registration is required for all classes.

Introduction to Sculpture and Ceramics, 6-12 Grade Class

Introduction to Sculpture and Ceramics, 6-12 Grade Class

May 16, 2017

Discover a visual understanding of form and space. This course will introduce you to processes and techniques of sculpture by engaging you to construct art using different materials that express your point of view. Pre-registration is required for all classes.

It’s Not What (Or Who) You Think It Is

May 11, 2017

Curator of European Art Robert Schindler presents new research on the BMA’s collection, particularly our holdings of 18th century French paintings, including some exciting new discoveries that upend long-held beliefs.

Introduction to Sculpture and Ceramics, 6-12 Grade Class

Introduction to Sculpture and Ceramics, 6-12 Grade Class

May 9, 2017

Discover a visual understanding of form and space, both abstract and figurative. This course will introduce you to processes and techniques of sculpture by engaging you to construct art using different materials that express your point of view. Pre-registration is