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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!

Homeschool Studio

Homeschool Studio

October 4, 2017

Drop in for an open Ceramic Studio for students in 6th through 12th grade. An inquiry-based approach to art-making allows participants to focus on their own interests while receiving guidance and instruction to implement their creative ideas using clay. Participants

Moon Jar

Moon Jar

October 1, 2017

Slow food, slow living, slow… art? Unlock the secrets of works in the Museum’s collection by cultivating the art of looking slowly. Our docents ask and answer questions to help guide your slow art experience and foster conversation. Leave the Museum feeling inspired- not tired!

This Sunday, Master Docent Emily Omura will lead a discussion on the Moon jar in the Korean gallery.

Ghetto Wall #1

Ghetto Wall #1

September 24, 2017

Slow food, slow living, slow… art? Unlock the secrets of works in the Museum’s collection by cultivating the art of looking slowly. Our docents ask and answer questions to help guide your slow art experience and foster conversation. Leave the Museum feeling inspired- not tired!

This Sunday, Master Docent Caroline Wingate will lead a discussion on Ghetto Wall #1 by David Driskell.

Homeschool Studio

Homeschool Studio

September 20, 2017

Drop in for an open Ceramic Studio for students in 6th through 12th grade. An inquiry-based approach to art-making allows participants to focus on their own interests while receiving guidance and instruction to implement their creative ideas using clay. Participants

Mosaics with Hand-Made Ceramic and Glass Tiles

Mosaics with Hand-Made Ceramic and Glass Tiles

September 19, 2017

Look at the mosaic tile pools by Valerie Jaudon in the Sculpture Garden. Then design your own mosaic work of art which could be a wall hanging or tabletop piece. Begin by learning how to cut glass tiles and also

CANCELED: ArtBreak: A Dutch Mystery

CANCELED: ArtBreak: A Dutch Mystery

September 19, 2017

On the third Tuesday of each month, Museum curators lead visitors on a 30 minute exploration in the galleries. Join Curator of European Art Robert Schindler, Ph.D., as he walks us through the recently opened Dutch gallery, “Opulence in Disguise:

Between Worlds

Between Worlds

September 17, 2017

Slow food, slow living, slow… art? Unlock the secrets of works in the Museum’s collection by cultivating the art of looking slowly. Our docents ask and answer questions to help guide your slow art experience and foster conversation. Leave the Museum feeling inspired- not tired!

This Sunday, Docent Margaret Harrill will lead a discussion on Between Worlds by Teri Greeves.

Drop-In Drawing In Gallery

Drop-In Drawing In Gallery

September 17, 2017

Observe the drawing process of professional artist Jamison Harper as he is inspired by artwork on display in a gallery. Ask questions and learn about the artist’s techniques and materials. Make your own drawing in the same gallery with provided

Printmaking

Printmaking

September 14, 2017

Be inspired by hand-made prints on view and in the museum’s collection. Learn about how to create drypoint etchings, monoprints, collagraphs, silk screenprints, and carved block prints. Select what method best suits you and learn how to create an edition

Hagar and Ishmael Saved by the Angel

Hagar and Ishmael Saved by the Angel

September 10, 2017

Slow food, slow living, slow… art? Unlock the secrets of works in the Museum’s collection by cultivating the art of looking slowly. Our docents ask and answer questions to help guide your slow art experience and foster conversation. Leave the Museum feeling inspired- not tired!

This Sunday, Master Docent Marlene Wallace will lead a discussion on Hagar and Ishmael Saved by the Angel by Sebastiano Ricci.