The [Virtual] Bass is now open!
Everyone in the art world is coming together and offering various exciting opportunities to experience art from the comfort of your own couch! The Bass Museum is temporarily closed, but now a virtual Bass is now open!
Next week, join the Bass museum for "Art Camp From Home" as their team guides you through family projects in lieu of their Spring Art Camps. They are also bringing our educational resources online for free, featuring fun, at-home activities and lesson plans for all ages.
Check out their daily 3:05 p.m. ‘Cafecito Break’ posts on Instagram or Facebook and be a part of the conversation - what you'd like to see more using #MuseumFromHome, by messaging their team and leaving comments.
INSTAGRAM GALLERY | JOYOUS DYSTOPIA @THEBASSSQUARED
The inaugural Instagram exhibition Joyous Dystopia remains on view via their virtual gallery @TheBassSquared. Launched in 2019 in an effort to make more digital art accessible online, the museum's curators are currently investigating new ways to activate the virtual gallery in the coming weeks as an extension of the exhibition programming. Click here to view the exhibition.
VIRTUAL TOUR | UGO RONDINONE: GOOD EVENING BEAUTIFUL BLUE
Take a virtual tour of Ugo Rondinone's solo exhibition good evening beautiful blue, previously on display at The Bass from October 29, 2017 - March 25, 2018. The exhibition included vocabulary of solitude, an installation of 45 life-size clown figures cast from 22men and 23 women of various ages and ethnicities. Click here to take the tour.
WATCH NOW | CURATOR CULTURE:
SHEILA HICKS, SHARON JOHNSTON & MARK LEE
Watch artist Sheila Hicks, architects Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee, and host Tom Healy discuss the topic, Thread, Draw, Weave & Dream.
The conversation that took place on April 14, 2019, came on the heels of Hicks’ solo exhibition opening, Campo Abierto (Open Field).
Click here to stream now.
DOWNLOAD NOW | WELCOME WALL ACTIVITY GUIDE (AGES 7+)
Make learning from home fun and interactive with our FREE, art-filled resources that educate and excite. Explore Pascale Marthine Tayou's Welcome Wall with your child right from your home! Click here to download the activity guide.
For more information, visit bass.org.