The American West

In this program for adults with low to no vision, specially trained docents present the Museum’s collection by means of verbal descriptions, three-dimensional tactile models based on original works of art, and original sculpture. Join Master Docent Kay Hanlin for this guided tour to covering the complex implications of Manifest Destiny, beginning with the golden […]

American Modernism

Shannon Bewley, the BMA’s Provenance Research Fellow, will discuss modernism in the American Galleries and the recent expansion of the collection to include works made through 1970.

Open Studio

Our studio is your studio. Take this open invitation to create with access to all of our art supplies and a professional teaching artist on hand to help with tips and tricks. Open Studio makes available materials used for anything from painting and pottery to printmaking and sculpture. Open Studio is held on the 2nd […]

Open Studio

Our studio is your studio. Take this open invitation to create with access to all of our art supplies and a professional teaching artist on hand to help with tips and tricks. Open Studio makes available materials used for anything from painting and pottery to printmaking and sculpture. Open Studio is held on the 2nd […]

Drop-in Drawing

Explore what’s on view at the museum and sketch a selected piece of art with Jamison Harper. Understand more about the artistic drawing process and how to begin a composition. Spend time drawing in the sculpture garden or galleries while receiving feedback and guidance. You provide the creativity. We’ll provide the supplies. Open to adults […]

Open Studio

Our studio is your studio. Take this open invitation to create with access to all of our art supplies and a professional teaching artist on hand to help with tips and tricks. Open Studio makes available materials used for anything from painting and pottery to printmaking and sculpture. Open Studio is held on the 2nd […]

Drop-In Drawing

Free, No registration
3rd Sunday with Jamison Harper


Spend time sketching in the garden or galleries. You provide the creativity. We’ll provide the supplies.

Tending the Ground

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 Mary Lynda Crockett will lead a discussion on Tending the Ground by Edward M Bannister in the American gallery.