Starting Wednesday, March 18th the BAC will be closing for the remainder of March. Students in current classes will receive prorated refunds or credit towards another class. Students registered for upcoming classes will be contacted and offered credit for a reschedule date or a refund. A decision regarding classes beginning in April or later will be made closer to that time in order to adjust for the most recent recommendations or lifting of restrictions. If you purchased a piece of art or have projects at the BAC, please contact us through phone 269-697-4005, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or facebook to arrange pickup.
The Annual High School and Middle School Exhibit will sadly not take place this year. The school closings directly impacts the prep time needed for the students and instructors to get entries ready and submissions to the BAC. This notice includes independent entries as well. (High School & Middle School Awards Reception originally scheduled for Sunday 4/26.) We have released the upcoming slate of artists and groups from their exhibit contracts. The next set of installations will take place in May.
The public gallery reception scheduled for Sunday, March 15th has been canceled following recommendations from the state of Michigan to help slow the spread of COVID-19.Exhibit-2-2020
Please note that artists Neil Benham and Jimmy Brabec have moved exhibit spaces. Beauty Within Nature can be found in the Showplace Gallery with Oils & Acrylics by J. Brabec is in the Hess Library Gallery. All dates and hours remain the same.