BAMPFA Open Art Lab

Image of BAMPFA Open Art Lab with teacher and studentsDrop-in Art Making at your local museum.
The BAMPFA museum’s popular Fisher Family Art Lab welcomes drop-in visitors of all ages to explore their creativity through hands-on artmaking. To help you get started, an Art Lab Facilitator is on hand with activities ranging from collage and artist’s stamps to ones inspired by the museum’s current exhibitions. The BAMPFA Open Art lab takes place each week on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

About the BAMPFA collection
BAMPFA takes a contemporary and critical perspective on its wide-ranging collections. The museum’s holdings of more than 28,000 works of art include particular strengths in 20th- and 21st-century work, including Abstract Expressionist painting, contemporary photography, conceptual art, and African American quilts, along with focused historical collections of 19th-century American folk art and early American painting, Italian Baroque painting, Old Master works on paper, and East Asian paintings.

BAMPFA’s collection also includes more than 18,000 films and videos, representing the largest collection of Japanese cinema outside of Japan and impressive holdings of Soviet cinema, West Coast avant-garde film, and seminal video art, as well as hundreds of thousands of articles, reviews, posters, and other ephemera related to the history of film.

The BAMPFA Open Art Lab happens every week:
Fridays from 2 to 7 PM
Saturdays from 11 to 7 PM
Sundays from 11 to 7 PM

And, the cost of the lab is Included with the price of admission.

Learn more on the BAMPFA website.

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