Art

Local restaurants to power Idaho Shakespeare Festival’s cafe, with proceeds helping food-insecure residents

City of Good and the Idaho Shakespeare Festival are partnering up for the 2022 season. Proceeds from Cafe Shakespeare sales will directly support City of...

“Innovative”: McCall council approves new public art project

McCall City Council unanimously approved a new public art project. The Payette Land Trust and the City of McCall are teaming up to launch “Conserving...

New design, upgrades unveiled for fountain at Ann Morrison Park

We have a glimpse of what the brand new fountain at Ann Morrison Park will look like. An updated design shows a long, horizontal fountain...

‘Nobody wants to hurt BAM’: City, art museum work to negotiate new lease

The City of Boise is hoping to put an end to the years of lease negotiations with the Boise Art Museum by summertime.  On Tuesday,...

Long-simmering dispute between City of Boise, Boise Art Museum spills into public view over museum lease

The City of Boise and the Boise Art Museum are in a rough patch.  On Tuesday, a long-running dispute over a potential lease agreement between...

Boise church replaces stained-glass windowpane depicting Robert E. Lee with first Black female Methodist Bishop

On Wednesday, the Cathedral of the Rockies near downtown Boise finished replacing a stained-glass windowpane that the church felt was racist and non-inclusive. "To any...

Handmade Idaho: Local artists’ work featured in mall pop-up shop

Last year, Handmade Idaho had its holiday pop-up shop at The Village in Meridian. This year, you can find the store with holiday gifts...

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....