New year, new hours for two area museums:
–Bellevue Arts Museum is now open 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays, and the BAM Museum Store is open 11 a.m.-6 p.m. daily. Admission is free 11 a.m.-8 p.m. the first Friday of each month. BAM administrators said that they had received “constant inquiries about new hours that allowed for after-work viewing and shopping.” Currently on show:
–White River Valley Museum in Auburn is now open noon-4 p.m. Wednesdays-Sundays, and hours are extended 6-8 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month. Admission is free all day on first Thursdays and the third Sunday of each month.