Bainbridge Island Museum of Art has a number of offerings this summer.
For complete listings go to www.biartmuseum.org.
• Cha-dō Tea Ceremony with Masaye Nakagawa, July 23, 5 p.m. Experience a traditional Japanese cha-do with tea master Nakagawa. Learn about the rituals and elements of Japanese tea ceremonies.
• Summer Art Market, July 17, 24 and 31, 11 a.m.– 5 p.m. Plaza outside BIMA. Explore vendor booths featuring handmade, locally crafted treasures for sale. Each Sunday will feature different vendors and local musicians.
• Films: Square Pegs, Taipei Story, July 19, 2 and 7 p.m., BIMA auditorium. Lung is a former member of the national Little League team who lives with his old childhood sweetheart Ah-chin, a traditional family woman. Although they live together, Ah-chin is wary of Lung’s past liaison with another girl.
Blade Runner, Aug. 9, 2 and 7 p.m. BIMA auditorium. A special forces policeman — a “Blade Runner”— must pursue and terminate four androids who stole a ship in space and have returned to Earth to find their creator. Stellar performances and cinematography make this Sci-Fi/Film Noir a modern classic for the ages. Cast includes Harrison Ford and Daryl Hannah.
Invasion of the Body Snatchers, Aug. 16, 2 and 7 p.m., BIMA auditorium. When strange seeds drift to earth from space, mysterious pods begin to grow and invade San Francisco, where they replicate the residents into emotionless automatons one body at a time. Starring Donald Sutherland, Veronica Cartwright, Jeff Goldblum and Leonard Nimoy.
Bathtubs Over Broadway, Sept. 20, 2 and 7 p.m., BIMA auditorium. Back by popular demand, this film gives an unjaded glimpse into the world of corporate musicals from the 1950s and ’60s. Steve Young, a comedy writer for David Letterman, tells his story of stumbling upon this forgotten corner of pop culture. This award-winning gem also features Martin Short and Florence Henderson.
• Sarah King: Imminent proximity. Loss, connection, and COVID’s effect on our ability to relate to each other are some of the themes explored in Sarah King’s work. Embodied by modern dancers and explored through still images and live, spontaneous movement, King’s work uses bodies as her canvas to examine the impacts of three years of pandemic isolation. Featuring live interpretation by Leah Crosby, Maia Veague and Hendri Walujo. Free but registration required. Aug. 7, 5-6 p.m. BIMA auditorium.
• PeaceTrees Vietnam, founder Jerilyn Brusseau talks about the program that has removed over 110,000 landmines, cluster bombs, mortar shells and grenades from over 2,810 acres of land since its founding in 1995. PeaceTrees Vietnam works to address the lasting impacts of war through fostering citizen diplomacy and building people-to-people ties, removing landmines and planting trees in their stead, returning land to productive use, and supporting education and economic development to ensure a prosperous and sustainable future for communities impacted by war. Free but registration required. Aug. 11, 7-8 p.m. BIMA auditorium.
• Finding Peace in Passing: Death Doulas and Death Cafés. This discussion will be led by Death Doulas Julie Dain and Lashanna Williams as they share what it means to celebrate the life lived rather than grieving the life lost. Death Doulas cultivate empowered passing by helping their clients create peace, closure and acceptance. By curating the ending of one’s story, these doulas help to dispel the fear of “what comes next” while imagining a better death. Free but registration required. Aug. 13, 5 p.m. BIMA auditorium.