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Kids Fair at Bellevue Arts Museum
Friday - Sunday, 11am - 5pm

BAM Fair isn’t just for grownups! Kids and their families are invited to join us at the Museum for a fun weekend of hands-on art projects, games, and gallery activities. All are welcome, but most stations are best suited for ages 3-10. Free.


PRESS POWER with Partners in Print
Loading Dock – Friday only!
Discover the art of printmaking and share a message for your community! All participants will create a custom letterpress print – 1 to take home, and 1 to contribute to our vibrant “quilt”, an installation to be displayed during Fair and in an upcoming exhibition in BAM’s galleries!


WOODEN WONDERS with Seattle Woodturners Guild
Loading Dock – Saturday & Sunday
Seattle Woodturners put a colorful spin on tops! Watch their carving demonstrations and see how they turn a simple block of wood into amazing artistic designs and decorations. Decorate a top in your own personal style and take it home with you. Woodturning will take place Saturday & Sunday until 4pm.

STORYTIME with King County Library Systems
Court of Light – Saturday only!
Cozy up outside to listen and learn with Storytimes led by librarians from KCLS. Storytimes will happen at 11:30 pm, 12:30 pm, 2 pm, & 3 pm on Saturday, July 30. BAM’s reading nook will be available all weekend in the Imagination Station!

FAVORITE FOOD PENNANTS with Bellevue Arts Museum
Forum – Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Joey Veltkamp’s colorful quilts share memories of food from his life! Using felt and markers, design a pennant based on a favorite food in your family. Similar to Joey’s quilts, hang your artwork on the wall in your home.

Forum + galleries – Friday, Saturday, Sunday
These art binoculars are perfect for all of your museum visits! Using magazine clippings and two craft tubes decorate your binoculars in a way that inspires you. Using your binoculars, spot objects on your scavenger hunt sheet and discuss with a family member.

COMMUNITY LINKS with Bellevue Arts Museum
Forum – Friday, Saturday, Sunday
On a strip of paper, draw or describe what you love about summer or how it makes you feel! It can be an activity, a feeling, something special, whatever you want! Then add your link to the chain so we can discover what makes summer so special from all of you!


IMAGINE PLAY with KidsQuest Children’s Museum
Forum - Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Build, climb, play out adventures, and design your own playground in this incredible, open-ended activity. This collection of big blue building blocks of various shapes and sizes is designed to encourage child-directed free play.


THAPPA TOTES with Hindi Time Kids
CEG – Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Stamp, draw, and explore words in Hindi with this tote-making activity led by Hindi Time Kids! Learn about Southeast Asian culture through symbols, objects, and food as you design your very own tote bag.

ART BOTS with Sammamish High School Robotics Team 2412.FIRST
Court of Light – Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Come see Sammamish High School Robotics Team 2412. FIRST, with their competition robot and LEGO Mindstorms robots where you can create your own art!

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