RESOURCES

PUBLIC ART & HISTORY LOCATIONS GUIDE
Free printed copies available at the Boise Airport, Boise Hotels and downtown Boise cultural kiosks (8th & Idaho, Broad & 8th, Anne Frank Memorial Kiosk and Outside front entrance of City Hall).
VIEW Public Art & History Location Guide 

TRAFFIC BOX WALKING TOUR GUIDE
Currently there are 70 art-wrapped traffic boxes in Boise. There is no formal tour, but the public is welcome to download the Traffic Box Art map and take a self-guided tour.
VIEW Traffic Box Walking Tour Guide

OTHER COLLECTION GUIDES AND MAPS
VIEW The ABC's of Boise Public Art: An Alphabet Book 
VIEW Boise Visual Chronicle Collection Guide 
VIEW Historical Sight: Boise Chinatown Guide 

Want a guided public art walking tour? Contact Josh Olson at 208-433-5674 or jolson@cityofboise.org. Before scheduling your tour, please read our TOUR GUIDELINES.

 


PROGRAM DOCUMENTS
VIEW Public Art Program Plan 
VIEW Percent for Art Ordinance 
VIEW Water Shed Art Plan

PUBLIC ART VIDEOS
WATCH Public Art in Downtown Boise, Idaho, 2012 
WATCH WaterShed Public Art, 2010
WATCH Library! at Cole and Ustick: "Ustick Dreaming", 2009 

PUBLIC ART GUIDES
READ Artist's Guide to Working with the Department of Arts & History

MAINTENANCE STAFF DUTIES

  1. Routine evaluation and condition assessment of City-owned public artwork
  2. Schedule cleaning and applying appropriate maintenance measures ot sustain the public artworks original condition
  3. To ensure timely response to larger maintenance and conservation needs
  4. To encourage longevity and maintenance considerations into artist's planning, and City approval processes for artwork
  5. To establish a treatment and maintenance for public art program with regular procedures, agreements and documentation
  6. To educate the public about the collection and its important role in our community infrastructure and planning

To report a maintenance concern please contact Josh Olsen at 208-433-5674 or jolsen@cityofboise.org