Round the Summer Out with Events at the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art – and an Exciting Opportunity for Artists!

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BIMA Stories - Matters of Life & DeathBIMA’s Untold Stories series returns with conversations and presentations that are truly Matters of Life & Death

August 17 – Welcoming the Word with the King County Black Doula’s Association
August 21 – African Migrations Panel Discussion


BIMA AMRA-ARMA in Concert at BIMA 2022AMRA/ARMA in Concert

A sonic maelstrom featuring three drummers, bass, guitar and synthesizers, the Hyborian performance group AMRA/ARMA deals with the transmission of energy, information and emotion from one place and/or time to another.

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of their iconic performance at the ICES festival in London (International Carnival of Experimental Sound, aka “the Woodstock of the Avant Garde”) with original band members Kurt & Karl Bischoff and Ken Horton along with new members Jherek & Korum Bischoff.

Saturday, August 20 at 7pm
$18 Member | $22 General Admission

Learn more & register here

BIMA smARTfilms 2022BIMA’s current smARTfilms series is out of this world

Since the dawn of time, we have been speculating whether we are alone in the cosmos. Fortunately, the film industry has answered that question even though science has not…

August 16 – Invasion of the Body Snatchers
August 25 – Save Yourselves


Hanz Araki image courtesy of BIMA 2022Hanz Araki in Concert

Hanz Araki returns to Bainbridge Island for an intimate one-night only show blending traditional Japanese shakuhachi flute with Irish influences. The shakuhachi, originally played as a form of meditation, has endured centuries of change throughout Japan’s history. The Araki family has shepherded the art of the shakuhachi for six generations.

Friday, August 26 at 7pm
$25 Member | $30 General Admission

Learn more & register here

Exciting Opportunity for Artists
BIMA Spotlight — a juried exhibition coming summer 2023

Bainbridge Island Museum of Art image courtesy of BIMABeginning September 1, 2022, Bainbridge Island Museum of Art invites Puget Sound area artists to apply for the Museum’s first-ever juried group exhibition BIMA Spotlight, a vast group exhibition filling the galleries on two floors. Submissions will be accepted through October 15, 2022. The exhibition will be a cornerstone of BIMA’s 10th Anniversary celebrations. Full details and criteria, with a link to the submission page, will be posted ON THIS PAGE on September 1. Bookmark it now!  Click here for the full announcement!

*Information and images provided by, and used with permission from BIMA

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