Five Tables 2020–21

Five Tables is a monthly event coinciding with First Free Thursdays organized by the BAMPFA staff, and periodically by the Student Committee. Drop by the Florence Helzel Works on Paper Study Center for a curated behind-the-scenes experience.

Read full description
  • Upcoming
  • Past
  • Past

Past Events

  • Thursday, December 2, 4–7 PM

    Five Tables of Reflections

    This collection of sculptures, photographs, Japanese woodblock prints, and more centers on the visual tricks that reflections can play.

  • Thursday, November 4, 4:00 - 7:00 PM

    Five Tables of Bohemian Rhapsody: An Artist’s Fantasy

    This Five Tables display features the raw emotion and drama of the neoclassical art style through pieces from BAMPFA’s collection.

  • Thursday, October 7, 4–7 PM

    Five Tables of Feet and Hands

    Feet and hands are notoriously difficult to draw—the inspiration for this month’s theme.

  • Thursday, September 2, 4–7 PM

    Five Tables of the Color Green

    This welcome-back edition of Five Tables revels in green books and landscapes, green ink and paper, green hair and green lights, and all the shades of green, from lime to olive to emerald.

  • Thursday, March 5, 4–7 PM

    Five Tables of Higher and Higher

    Curated by the BAMPFA Student Committee, this selection of works from the museum’s collection explores the nature of flight and what it means to soar.

  • Thursday, February 6, 4 PM–7 PM

    Five Tables of the Color Blue

    This month’s Five Tables gathers works in many shades and moods of blue.

  • Thursday, January 2, 4 PM–7 PM

    Five Tables of the Grid

    Get on the grid with this array of works that organize images and ideas into a geometric structure.