Five Tables


Drop by our art study centers on Free First Thursdays for an up-close look at treasures from the BAMPFA collection.

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  • Art laid out for a Five Tables viewing at BAMPFA
  • Visitors in the BAMPFA art study center
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Past Events

  • Thursday, April 4, 4–7 PM

    Five Tables of Fashion

    The BAMPFA study tables transform into a catwalk this month as we showcase art dressed to the nines.

  • Thursday, March 7, 4–7 PM

    Five Tables of Cities

    Explore cities across the globe through a new lens with this selection of works from the BAMPFA collection.

  • Thursday, February 7, 4–7 PM

    Five Tables of Fire

    An incendiary selection from the collection, from Asian scrolls to Ant Farm’s Media Burn.


  • Thursday, January 3, 4–7 PM

    Five Tables of the Sea

    Set sail from China to India and from Gauguin’s Brittany to the Golden Gate with this selection of oceanic artworks.