Workshops 2017


Hands-on workshops and more!

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Past Events

  • Friday, November 3, 6 PM

    Calligraphy Workshop with Lauren McIntosh

    Join artist McIntosh for a calligraphy workshop inspired by the artworks in To the Letter: Regarding the Written Word.

  • Selected Sundays, 11:30 AM

    Meditation and Mindfulness in the Museum

    Jill Satterfield leads a monthly series of mindfulness and meditation sessions at BAMPFA.

  • portrait of Rashad Pridgen
    Friday, May 26, 6–8 PM

    Black Life: Rashad Pridgen

    Join multidisciplinary dance-performance artist Pridgen for a discussion and introductory workshop exploring the communal dance practice of the masquerade.

    Programmed by Chika Okoye and David Brazil

  • Thursday, April 6, 5–7 PM

    Political Poster Draw Club

    Come by the BAMPFA Art Lab to draw and collage your own political posters inspired by the protest art in Hippie Modernism.

  • Friday, March 24, 6:30–7:30 PM

    Black Life: Afia Walking Tree

    Walking Tree’s workshop #SoundPOWAH introduces us to traditional and contemporary drum rhythms, dance, and songs from the African diaspora.

    Programmed by Chika Okoye and David Brazil

  • Sunday, March 19, 2–4 PM

    Native Funk and Flash with Alexandra Jacopetti Hart

    Join artist Hart for a talk and clothing customization workshop inspired by her 1974 book Native Funk and Flash: An Emerging Folk Art.

  • Wednesday, March 8, 5–7 PM

    Hippie Modernism Draw Club

    Explore the power of observational drawing at a figure drawing class with a live nude model.

  • Friday, February 24, 6—8 PM

    Collage Night with Desi

    Collage Night with Desi returns to BAMPFA! Make one large-scale collaborative collage while grooving to the sounds of a special guest DJ.

  • Saturday, February 18, 1—6PM

    Hippie Modernism Home Movie & Family Album Day

    Bring your 1960s and 1970s home movies, photos, flyers, and other print ephemera to BAMPFA for this  Hippie Modernism–themed “show and tell."

  • Friday, February 17, 6—8 PM

    Analog Light Show Workshop

    Come play with old overhead projectors, colored transparencies, prisms, mirrors, and more at this “light jam” with guest artist Jeff Manson. With special guest DJ.

  • Friday, January 20, 6—8:30 PM

    Monotype Workshop with Barry Ebner

    Artist Barry Ebner guides you through the process of creating a series of monotypes with a focus on improvisation.