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Creators, Makers, & Doers: Noel Weber Jr.

Posted on 3/8/20 by Brooke Burton

Interview & Photography by Brooke Burton ©Boise City Department of Arts & History Noel Weber Jr. grew up mixing paints, glue, and plaster of Paris in his parents’ garage-turned-sign-shop, something … Read More

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Creators, Makers, & Doers: Melaney Johnson

Posted on 2/5/20 by Brooke Burton

Interview & Photography by Brooke Burton © Boise City Department of Arts & History The Boise Philharmonic, an Arts & History grant recipient, is celebrating its 60th Anniversary this year. … Read More

Creators, Makers, & Doers: Carrie Quinney

Posted on 1/9/20 by Brooke Burton

Interview & Photography by Brooke Burton © Boise City Department of Arts & History Carrie Quinney, a recent Master of Fine Arts graduate from Boise State University (2018), took a … Read More

Creators, Makers, & Doers: Geoffrey Krueger

Posted on 11/30/19 by Brooke Burton

Interview & Photography by Brooke Burton © Boise City Department of Arts & History Geoffrey Krueger is an artist and painter who shares a studio space in Garden City with … Read More

Creators, Makers, & Doers: Deborah Hardee

Posted on 9/25/19 by Brooke Burton

Interview & Photography by Brooke Burton © Boise City Department of Arts & History Deborah Hardee is a photographer working on both personal and commercial projects, bringing her unique aesthetic … Read More

**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

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

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