Past Events

March 23, Thursday, 7 p.m.

A Brief History of the Poster

Angelina Lippert, Poster House’s chief curator, discusses how posters marry the worlds of art and commerce.

March 16, Thursday, 7 p.m.

Subway as Studio: Amy Raffel on Keith Haring

Amy Raffel, Ph.D., an art historian and the author of Art and Merchandise in Keith Haring’s Pop Shop, discusses Haring’s work.

March 11, Saturday, 11 a.m.

Celebration of Spring Exhibits

All are welcome to a brunch celebrating new exhibits.

March 5-10


Closed March 5-10 for installation of new exhibits.

March 4, Saturday, 12 p.m.

2023 Vermont Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Ceremony

This event has been CANCELLED due to inclement weather.

February 18-26, dawn to dusk

Artful Ice Shanties

Visit this outdoor display of wild, wonderful Artful Ice Shanties at Retreat Farm.

February 20, Monday, 10-4


BMAC is open on Presidents’ Day, Monday, February 20, 10-4.

February 18, Saturday, 5 p.m.

Opening of Keith Haring: Subway Drawings

Join us for a first look at Keith Haring: Subway Drawings.

February 2, Thursday, 7 p.m.

Artist & Curator Conversation: Alison Moritsugu and Sarah Freeman

Alison Moritsugu, Erin Shigaki, and Sarah Freeman discuss Moons and Internment Stones.

January 27, Friday, 6 p.m. & January 28, Saturday, 6 p.m. 

REGENERATIONS: Reckoning with Radioactivity 

Megan Buchanan and collaborators present an interdisciplinary performance project.

January 24, Tuesday, 5 p.m.

Lunar New Year Cooking Demo

Learn to cook a Chinese dish for the Lunar New Year via Zoom.

January 22, Sunday, 1 p.m.

Lunar New Year Festival & Potluck

Festival and potluck in celebration of the Lunar New Year. Activities for all ages.

January 12-22, 2023

ARTravel: Art, Craft, and Nature in Costa Rica

Take part in an exciting small-group trip exploring Costa Rica’s vibrant arts scene.

January 13, Friday, 7 p.m.

Conversation: Renate Aller and Makeda Djata Best

Renate Aller and Makeda Djata Best discuss Aller’s work.

Registration deadline: December 16

Call for Artful Ice Shanties

Register to build an Artful Ice Shanty to display at Retreat Farm in February 2023.

Deadline: December 16

Call for Creatures: Glasstastic 2023

Your imaginary creature could be turned into a glass sculpture and exhibited at BMAC.

December 15, Thursday, 7 p.m.

Artist Talk: Climate Change Artists in Residence

Elizabeth Billings, Evie Lovett, and Andrea Stix Wasserman discuss their work.

December 10, Saturday, 2 p.m.

Moth-Mending Workshop

Judith Klausner leads a workshop on repairing moth holes in sweaters with needle-felted moth patches.

December 9, Friday, 7 p.m

Artist & Curator Conversation: Judith Klausner and Sarah Freeman

Artist Judith Klausner and Sarah Freeman discuss (de)composed.

December 3, Saturday, 5 p.m.

Artist Conversation: Renate Aller and Arezoo Moseni

Artists Renate Aller and Arezoo Moseni discuss Aller’s work.

December 2, Friday, 5-8 p.m.

Gallery Walk

We’re open 5-8 p.m. for the first-Friday community celebration of all things artful. 

November 10-13

15th Annual LEGO Contest & Exhibit

Design and build an original LEGO structure, and display it at BMAC!

November 9, Wednesday, 5:30 p.m.

15th Annual LEGO Contest & Exhibit Awards Ceremony

Celebrate this year’s LEGO Contest & Exhibit winners. Awards ceremony at 5:30 p.m. (Doors open at 5 p.m.)

November 5, Saturday, 5 p.m.

Opening Celebration: Climate Change Artists in Residence Exhibition

Climate Change Artists in Residence Elizabeth Billings, Evie Lovett, and Andrea Stix Wasserman present their work.

November 3, Thursday, 7 p.m.

Artist & Curator Conversation: We Feel Our Way Through When We Don’t Know

Curator Michael Jevon Demps leads an online conversation with exhibiting artists.

October 29, Saturday, 2 p.m. 

Mushroom Journaling Workshop

Madge Evers leads a book-making workshop and mushroom observation, journaling, and sketching program.

October 22, Saturday, 11 a.m.

Opening of Five New Exhibits

All are welcome to a brunch celebrating five new exhibits.

October 17, Monday, 2-8 p.m.

Pop-Up Exhibit: Afghan Artists Creating Community

A one-day exhibit by ArtLords and other southern Vermont Afghan creators.

October 16, Sunday, 5:30 p.m.

15th Annual Domino Toppling Extravaganza

An annual spectacle and crowd favorite, the Domino Toppling Extravaganza returns to BMAC for the 15th year in a row.

October 11 - 21


We’re closed 10/11-10/22 for installation of new exhibits and the Annual Domino Toppling Extravaganza.

October 8, Saturday, 2 p.m.

Felted Gnome Workshop

Shetland sheep farmer and fiber arts teacher Kathleen Meeks leads participants in making needlefelted gnomes.

October 4, Tuesday, 5 p.m.

Pop-Up Book Launch & Wolf Kahn Birthday Party

Official launch for Mason Goes Mushrooming, a new children’s book by Melany Kahn and Ellen Korbonski.

October 1, Saturday, 2 p.m.

Foraged Materials Sculpture Workshop

Artist Beth Galston leads a workshop on making sculptures with foraged materials.

September 30, Friday, 7 p.m.

Roger Clark Miller in Concert

Roger Clark Miller performs original dream-inspired compositions for “solo electric guitar ensemble.”

September 25, Sunday, 2 p.m.

Workshop: Walking as Learning to See

Artist Roberley Bell leads a sensory observation workshop.

September 22, Thursday, 7:30 p.m.

Artist & Curator Conversation: Beth Galston and Mara Williams

Artist Beth Galston and curator Mara Williams discuss Unraveling Oculus.

September 16, Friday, 7 p.m.

Artist & Curator Conversation: Frank Jackson and Sarah Freeman

Frank Jackson and Sarah Freeman discuss Jackson’s There/There.

September 10, Saturday, 11-6

BMAC Birthday Bash

Celebrate BMAC’s 50th birthday with live music, artist demos, workshops, food, drink, and family fun.

September 9, Friday, 6-10 p.m.

50th Anniversary Gala

A dazzling evening of cocktails, dinner, dancing, and a toast to the next 50 years.

August 27, Saturday, 7 p.m.

“Trade Secrets” with Guerrilla Girls’ Frida Kahlo

The Guerrilla Girls’ Frida Kahlo gives a multimedia presentation about the group’s arts activism.

August 10-12, 13-28

Honoring Honar: An ArtLords and Tape Art Mural Project

Afghan muralists and Boston-based tape artists co-create murals honoring art destroyed by the Taliban.

August 21, Sunday, 3 p.m.

Hidden in the Hills: Emily Noelle Lambert

Emily Noelle Lambert presents a tour of her Peterborough, New Hampshire, studio and gardens.

August 11, Thursday 7 p.m.

Abenaki Cuisine Demonstration

Chef Jessee Lawyer presents an online demonstration of traditional and contemporary Abenaki cooking.

August 4, Thursday, 7 p.m.

Artist Walkthrough: Mie Yim

Mie Yim leads a walkthrough of the exhibit Fluid Boundaries.

July 28, Thursday, 7 p.m.

Artist Panel Discussion: Felt Experience

Sarah Freeman, co-curator of Felt Experience, leads a panel discussion with exhibiting artists.

July 23, Saturday, 2 p.m.

Workshop: Transfer Prints with Frank Jackson

Exhibiting artist Frank Jackson presents a workshop on making transfer prints.

July 21, Thursday, 7 p.m.

Curator Walkthrough: Felt Experience

Curator Katherine Gass Stowe leads a walkthrough of the exhibit Felt Experience.

July 19, Tuesday, 7 p.m.

Artist Talk: Stephanie Metz

Stephanie Metz discusses “InTouch,” her large-scale touchable fiber sculpture installation.

June 24, Friday, 7 p.m.

Nebizun Celebration & Curator Talk

This special celebration for Nebizun: Water is Life features talks and performances.

June 18, Saturday, 5 p.m.

Opening of Summer Exhibits

All are welcome to a party celebrating new exhibits.