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**REQUEST FOR PUBLIC COMMENT: Public Art for the Central Addition

Posted on 9/8/19 by Arts History

We are seeking input for the design development of a new public artwork for a streetscape in the Central Addition — a LIV District. The artwork will be created by … Read More

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Creators, Makers, & Doers: Tom Tompkins

Posted on 8/27/19 by Brooke Burton

Interview & Photography by Brooke Burton © Boise City Department of Arts & History Tom Tompkins is being honored this year in the Mayor’s Awards for Excellence in Arts & … Read More

Creators, Makers, & Doers: Cindy Steiler

Posted on 7/23/19 by Brooke Burton

Interview & Photography by Brooke Burton © Boise City Department of Arts & History Cindy Steiler comes from a background and education in theater, an experience that informs how she … Read More

Creators, Makers, & Doers: Return of the Boise Valley People

Posted on 6/5/19 by Brooke Burton

Interview & Photography by Brooke Burton © Boise City Department of Arts & History Return of the Boise Valley People is a gathering of the descendants of the original inhabitants … Read More

Creators, Makers, & Doers: Arts & History Youth Commissioners

Posted on 6/5/19 by Arts History

Each year the Boise City Department of Arts & History appoints a youth commissioner to serve on the Arts & History Commission for two years. In their first year, the junior youth commissioner shadows the senior youth commissioner, who is … Read More

Creators, Makers, & Doers: Amy Nack

Posted on 4/30/19 by Brooke Burton

Interview & Photography by Brooke Burton © Boise City Department of Arts & History Amy Nack, artist and founder of Wingtip Press, facilitates community art projects that get people hooked … Read More

Creators, Makers, & Doers: Sean Dahlman

Posted on 4/3/19 by Brooke Burton

Interview & Photography by Brooke Burton ©Boise City Department of Arts & History Sean Dahlman earned his degrees in both music and conservation biology from College of Idaho. He is … Read More

Creators, Makers, & Doers: Rachel Rickert

Posted on 3/13/19 by Brooke Burton

Interview & Photography by Brooke Burton ©Boise City Department of Arts & History Rachel Rickert, artist in residence at the James Castle House, is a painter following her intuition, capturing … Read More

Creators, Makers, & Doers: Suzanne Lee Chetwood

Posted on 1/29/19 by Brooke Burton

Interview & Photography by Brooke Burton ©Boise City Department of Arts & History Suzanne Lee Chetwood has been painting the Boise Foothills for well over a decade; her aesthetic uses … Read More

**REQUEST FOR PUBLIC COMMENT: City Hall Vestibule Vinyl Mural Proposals

Posted on 1/24/19 by Arts History

We’re looking for your thoughts and comments on the two selected finalists competing for the City Hall Vestibule Vinyl Mural public art project at Boise’s City Hall. Please view finalists … Read More

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