Annie Murphy, Cultural Asset Program Assistant

Annie Murphy works to manage the City of Boise’s public art assets through preventative, corrective and emergency care and conservation. Demands of the job range from monthly and annual project contract management to weekly hands-on cleaning and restorative techniques for over 530 cultural assets valued at nearly $5.5 million. Her daily work focuses on Boise’s collection of cultural assets located at some 60 city facilities, including the Boise Airport, Public Works Education Centers and City Parks, as well as downtown sidewalks, plazas and citizen focus areas. Murphy also serves as lead curator for the “mini exhibit” on the third floor of City Hall, rotating presentations on a variety of historic and artful topics several times a year.

”I draw inspiration from the diversity of ideas in public art, represented by artists around the world.”

With specialized expertise and training in museum and conservation digital archive management, art conservation, evaluation/cause and effect of environmental conditions on materials, as well as her B.F.A. in Visual Arts [painting & printmaking] from Boise State University, Murphy is a valuable resource. A member of the American Alliance of Museums and the Artist Alliance of Boise, she appreciates the public art mentorship she has received in the department and strives to give back to the community every day.  

Please get in touch with questions related to care & conservation of artwork., 208-608-7043 office phone