Dec. 11, 2014

New Public Art at BOI

If you’re one of the thousands traveling through BOI during this busy holiday season, take time to look at the art throughout the building. The work commissioned for this municipal airport relates to our local environment and the travel experience. In the past year, the Department of Arts & History installed two new artworks you can view before heading through security.

May. 22, 2015

Taking Ballet to the Streets

Photo by Ballet Idaho

The Boise Creative Centre helped bring ballet to the streets of Boise with a dynamic new addition to the Ballet Idaho headquarters on Myrtle Street. 

Feb. 5, 2015

Celebrating the experience of flying through art

Photo by Boise Arts & History Department

The City of Boise Arts & History Department and the Boise Airport dedicated the newest piece of public art today, Sky Bridge by artist Seth Palmiter, which celebrates the experience of flying and the wonder of air travel. 

Jul. 1, 2015

Creators, Makers, Doers: Aero Agoseries

Creators, Makers & Doers: Mark Baltes

At the base of a vast and well-loved trail system, the Foothills Learning Center on North 8th St. in Boise, Idaho hosts a striking 15 foot tall weather vane, in the form of a native dandelion. Meet the artist, Mark Baltes, who created Aero Agoseries.

Jun. 12, 2015

Creators, Makers, Doers: Infernum Bestiae

Creators, Makers & Doers: Anna Webb & Reham Aarti

Located near the Boise Train Depot sits 306,000 mosaic tiles, each one set lovingly by hand. Meet Anna Web and Reham Aarti, the artists behind Infernum Bestiae, a public art roundabout completed in 2014.  

Feb. 13, 2015

Sector Seventeen Artists Enhance City Center Walkway

Sector Seventeen x City Center Plaza Mural

Gardner Company commissioned graffiti artists Sector Seventeen (aka Solomon Hawk Sahlein and Collin Pfeifer) to infuse the City Center Walkway with temporary art during construction of the City Center Plaza. The mural shows a rendition of Downtown Boise cityscape as it will look when the City Center Plaza is completed, combined with abstract elements created by the artists. 

Click through for the time-lapse of the mural creation.   

Dec. 9, 2014

Garden of Creativity Graffiti Wall in Garden City

Sector Seventeen x Cinder Winery

Boise Valley-based graffiti collective Sector Seventeen collaborated with Cinder Winery, Surel's Place Artist-in-Residency program, and a slew of supporters from Kickstarter to showcase the growing creative community in Garden City. Artists Elms and Mawk created the Garden of Creativity mural across from the entrance to the urban winery.