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Hard Hat Tour of the new Bainbridge Island Museum of Art/ Lunch after??

  • Mar 1, 2013 · 10:00 AM
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We have been invited to do a Hard Hat tour of the brand new Bainbridge Island Museum of Art that is scheduled to open in June. 

We will begin with a brief overview in the classroom and then tour the auditorium and new museum space - including what will be their archives, galleries, and meeting spaces.  Then we will return to the classrooom for  questions and they will share their progress.

Bainbridge Island Museum of Art is a new contemporary visual art museum.   The art museum will serve a diverse population through exhibition and educational programs focused on the visual art and craft of our region and our time.   For the past ten years, a goup of artists, community and business leaders, have shared the collective dream of creating a permanent home for local art that will serve as a community educations and cultural center.  The vision is about to become a reality.

Parking during the day is tricky because of construction.   There is guest parking available on Ravine Lane, behind the Kids Discovery Museum, and a few BIMA spots and handicap parking below the museum.   There is also parking on Winslow Way.  If people want to meet at my home in Poulsbo, I can take 4 with me.

We will probably be done before noon and I think we should have lunch somewhere on Bainbridge.   I will not make reservations unless we have a large number of people that want to take advantage of this special opportunity to see the museum. 

I have an in, one of my daughter-in-laws is the Development and Marketing Associate and Kitsap Outreach Coordinator.




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  • Marnee

    Truly interesting & fun, I'll be able to inform my friends & neighbors more accurately about BAM, & on how many tours do they encourage you to color on the walls?!!

    March 2, 2013

  • Pam H.

    It was a very unique experience to view such a beautiful building before it is complete. Can't wait to visit after it is open. Thanks Sheila.

    March 1, 2013

  • Sheila W.

    Great tour led by my daughter-in-law. All who attended please check the note from Katie.

    March 1, 2013

  • Sheila W.

    I just got a note from Katie to pass on to all of you:

    It was such a pleasure to host the Boomers group this morning and to share Bainbridge Island Museum of Art's progrss with you. Thank you for your enthusiasm! For more information on how to support the new art museum, please contact me or visit our website. [masked], Together, we are creating a space where art, beauty, and educational opportunities will co-exist. Katie Walters
    Development & Marketing Associate
    Kitsap Outreach Coordinator
    Bainbridge Island Museum of Art

    March 1, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    The tour was great. Seeing the museum at this stage of construction and visualizing it complete was fascinating. Sheila's daughter-in-law Katie did a great job of walking us through. Photos to follow soon.

    March 1, 2013

  • Marnee

    I'm adding a plus one.

    February 28, 2013

  • Melinda A

    Are we meeting in the classroom? This will be fun!!

    February 28, 2013

    • Sheila W.

      Yes, in the second floor classroom. Wear covered toe sturdy shoes. See you in the morning.

      February 28, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    This will be a nice break in the day and an interesting tour, I'm sure.

    February 24, 2013

  • Marnee

    I'm so stoked! I live 10 minutes from there & have volunteered there too!

    February 20, 2013

  • Ora


    February 8, 2013

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