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New mural along Connector, Greenbelt dresses up large unsightly wall

A large new mural dressed up a concrete wall along the I-184 Connector and Boise Greenbelt. The wall sits on Garden St., at the base...

New art will display in Meridian City Hall

On Friday, August 6 the City of Meridian will open a new art exhibit on the third floor of city hall in the Initial...

Artists jazz up Eagle Rd. underpass with murals

In January, BoiseDev reported that the Eagle Arts Commission was looking for artists to dress up an Eagle underpass. Two teams, lead by artists...

Art piece adds a new, pink ‘tree’ to the City of Trees

The public art piece “Gentle Breeze” in the park at 11th St. and Idaho St is complete.  The shiny pink tree has features that make...

Long-awaited Depot Bench artwork gets approval

The Depot Bench is getting a new piece of public art three years after a major project had to be removed.  Boise City Council unanimously...

Boise celebrates 20 years of public art ordinance

BoiveDev continues to bring you updates on public art projects happening around Boise - most of them made possible by an ordinance adopted 20...

Another new mural going up downtown: see what it will look like

Painters are at work on the side of another Downtown Boise building. The new mural, from the Alexa Rose Foundation, started going up on the...

Long-planned art project on Boise Bench finally set to start

Construction on a Vista Ave. art project is set to begin in June. This is a project that is seven years in the making....

Local ballet folklorico instructor to close dance studio, remains hopeful

In October of 2020, the community came together to help a local dance instructor keep her business afloat, but now new hurdles mean Ballet...

Large statue of William E. Borah goes up in front of Boise building which bears his name

A new statue of former Idaho Senator William E. Borah popped in in Boise this week. The eight-foot-tall bronze statue stands in front...

Historic McCall mill whistle will sound again as part of new art piece

McCall City Council unanimously voted to approve Mill Whistle as the city’s latest public art piece.  Mill Whistle will be in Brown Park near the...

Boise Little Theater will livestream first play of the year this week

When the pandemic hit, it was curtains closed for many local performers.  Pre-pandemic, seeing live theater was easy: you just grabbed a ticket and found...

Boise Rock School eyes permanent facility on Boise Bench

Local nonprofit organization Boise Rock School applied to move into the old Pleasure Boutique on 5022 W Fairview Ave. The adult goods store closed...

Eagle looks for artists to dress up Eagle Rd. trail underpass

The Eagle Arts Commission is looking two teams of artists to create and paint wall murals. The murals will be located on the entrance walls...

New artwork will climb up the wall of 5th & Front garage

Another artwork will soon tower over the streets of downtown Boise.  On Tuesday, Boise City Council approved a new public artwork on the side of...