Past Events

September 10, Thursday, 7:30 p.m.

In Sight: What the Unseen are Holding for Society

Therapist Kurt White discusses why we avert our eyes when we see someone living on the street.

September 4, Friday, 9:45 a.m.

Benefit Auction

BMAC’s annual Benefit Auction moves online, with works by Wolf Kahn, Emily Mason, Petria Mitchell, Julia Jensen, and many more!

September 4, Friday, 5-8 p.m.

September Gallery Walk

Stop by to see current exhibits during extended hours for Brattleboro’s monthly Gallery Walk. 

August 30, Sunday, 7:30 p.m.

Benefit Auction Preview

Pour yourself a drink and join us on Zoom for a guided preview of our upcoming Online Benefit Auction!

August 13, Thursday, 7:30 p.m.

Virtual Studio Visit: John Gibson

Visit the studio of painter John Gibson via Zoom.

July 30, Thursday, 7:30 p.m.

Interview with Michael Christopher Brown

Curator Katherine Gass Stowe interviews photographer Michael Christopher Brown.

July 1, Wednesday, 5:30 p.m.

Annual Meeting of the Membership

BMAC members convene to review the past year and elect new trustees.

June 25, Thursday, 7:30 p.m.

Grit and Grace: The Empowerment of Women at Work in Global Communities

Documentary photographer Alison Wright discusses her images of resilient working women in developing countries.

June 11, Thursday, 7:30 p.m.

Artist Talk: Steven Rose

Steven Rose discusses his immersive installation For/While (2020.01)

June 5, Friday, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Talking Mail Art with Shmuel during Gallery Walk

Mail artist Stuart Copans (“Shmuel”) will chat with Museum visitors during Gallery Walk.

May 26, Tuesday, 5:30 p.m.

Food for Thought: Homelessness in Brattleboro

A casual supper at which staff of Groundworks and others will share information about homelessness.

May 20, Wednesday, 7 p.m.

Surprise! You’ve Got Mail Art

A panel discussion with mail artists Chuck Welch (CrackerJack Kid), Stuart Copans (Shmuel), and Gabrielle Dietzel.

May 15, Friday, 7 p.m.

An Evening of Tibetan Music with Migmar Tsering

Musician and storyteller Migmar Tsering, a Tibetan refugee, plays traditional music on the dramyin.

May 9, Saturday, 9 a.m.–12 p.m.

Workshop: Bugs and Blooms

Join us for this drop-in family workshop to make art inspired by Wesley Fleming’s glass wildflowers and insects!

May 1, Friday, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Talking Mail Art with Shmuel during Gallery Walk

Mail artist Stuart Copans (“Shmuel”) will chat with Museum visitors during Gallery Walk.

April 23, Thursday, 7:30 p.m.

In Pursuit of Disobedient Women

Dionne Searcey discusses her work as West Africa bureau chief for The New York Times.

April 18, Saturday, 1 p.m.

Curator Tour: Katherine Gass Stowe

Katherine Gass Stowe leads a tour of “Steven Kinder: 552,830” and “Alison Wright: Grit and Grace, Women at Work.”

April 8, Wednesday, 7 p.m.

Artist Talk: Roger Clark Miller

Roger Clark Miller discusses his multimedia installation and performs ambient “dream-state guitar.”

April 3, Friday, 8:30 a.m.–6 p.m.

Day Trip: Louise Bourgeois at Vassar College

Join Education Curator Linda Whelihan on this excursion to Vassar College to see textiles and prints by Louise Bourgeois.

April 3, Friday, 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.

XOX! Share the Love: Artful Tic-Tac-Toe during Gallery Walk

Experience artist Lynn Herring’s XOX! Share the Love, a re-engineered tic-tac-toe game designed to “Make America Relate Again.”

March 29, Sunday, 2 p.m.

BMAC Members Tour: First Proof Press

Take a guided tour of First Proof Press, Brattleboro’s new collaborative fine art printmaking studio.

March 17-27, 2020

ARTravel: Art, Craft, and Nature in Costa Rica

Take part in the first small-group trip to explore Costa Rica’s vibrant arts scene.

March 21, Saturday, 1-4 p.m.

Workshop: The Art of Pysanky (Ukrainian Eggs)

Hands-on workshop in the traditional Ukrainian folk art of egg decoration.

March 14, Saturday 3-5 p.m.

Opening of New Exhibits

Join us for a reception to celebrate the opening of new exhibits.

March 14, Saturday, 7:30 p.m.

Grit and Grace: The Empowerment of Women at Work in Global Communities

Documentary photographer Alison Wright discusses her images of resilient working women in developing countries.

March 8-13


BMAC will be closed March 8-13 for the installation of new exhibits.

March 7, Saturday, 12 p.m.

2020 VT Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Ceremony

Recognizing outstanding young visual artists and writers from all across Vermont.

February 29, Saturday, 7 p.m.

Concert: UMass Percussion Ensemble

The UMass Percussion Ensemble performs contemporary works for percussion.

February 27, Thursday, 7 p.m.

Ask the River: Imagine the Answers

Join Kathy Urffer, Rich Holschuh, and Ask the River artists for a free-form discussion of the Connecticut River.

February 23, Sunday, 6 p.m.

EAT! Micro-Grant Dinner

Enjoy dinner with fellow art lovers, then vote on which local art projects to fund via the evening’s admission fees.

February 15, Saturday, 11 a.m.

Opening Celebration: Ask the River

Join us for the opening of this community art project, designed to empower viewers to reconnect with the Connecticut River.

February 8, Saturday, 7:30 p.m.

17th Annual Collegiate A Cappella Concert

This popular annual event returns to the Latchis Theater in downtown Brattleboro.

February 7, Friday, 7:30 p.m.

High School A Cappella Warm-up Concert

Local high school a cappella groups perform at the museum during Gallery Walk.

January 26, Sunday, 1-3 p.m.

Lunar New Year Festival & Potluck

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

January 21, Tuesday, 10-5

Workshop: Slow and Mindful Stitch

Eva Camacho-Sanchez leads this contemplative exploration of line, color, and stitch for sewers, embroiderers, and felters.

January 16, Thursday, 7 p.m.

Artist Talk: Doug Trump

Doug Trump discusses his work, which is on view through February 9 in the exhibit By Rail. 

December 18, Wednesday, 7 p.m.

Artist Talk: Fafnir Adamites

Fafnir Adamites discusses the installation Interfere (with) and the ways in which the sculptures address trauma.

December 10, Tuesday, 3:30 p.m.

Fun With Food & Art

Kids of all ages are invited to this fun collaboration with the Brattleboro Food Co-op!

November 12, Tuesday, 7 p.m.

Legacies of Trauma

Holocaust scholar Dr. Hank Knight explores the concept of “historical trauma.”

November 7-11, 2019

12th Annual LEGO Contest and Exhibit

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

November 2, Saturday, 10-1 p.m.

In the Eye of the Beholder: A Writing Workshop for Teachers – CANCELLED

Elayne Clift leads teachers in a series of writing prompts based on current exhibits.

October 30, Wednesday, 7-9 p.m.

Introduction to Tarot

Learn the basics of reading tarot cards from Margaret Shipman and Stacy Salpietro-Babb, the creators of the Wayfarer Tarot.

October 24, Thursday, 7 p.m.

Bark! Get to Know Your Trees

Michael Wojtech, author of Bark: A Field Guide to Trees of the Northeast, leads this tree identification workshop.

October 19, Saturday, 7:30 p.m.

Trio Sefardi

A concert of Sephardic music sung in Ladino, followed by a post-concert Q&A with the performers.

October 17, Thursday, 3:30-7 p.m.

Open House for Educators

Teachers are invited to an informational gathering with Education Curator Linda Whelihan and local organizations that host field trips.

October 14, Monday, 2-4 p.m.

Hidden in the Hills: Applewoods Studio & Gallery

BMAC members are invited to a private tour of Applewoods Studio & Gallery.

October 4, Friday, 5:30 p.m.

Opening of Five New Exhibits

Join us during Brattleboro’s monthly Gallery Walk, as we celebrate the opening of five new exhibits.

September 29, Sunday, 5:30 p.m.

12th Annual Domino Toppling Extravaganza

This iconic annual spectacle and crowd favorite returns to BMAC for the twelfth year in a row.

August 10 & September 21, Saturdays, 2–4 p.m.

Workshop(s): Dream Journals

Work with the artist and the curator of Coincidence Control to make a dream journal and learn how to use it.