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Boise Art Museum

670 E Julia Davis Dr, Boise, ID 83702-7646
+1 208-345-8330
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One Bright Spot

We often stop into Art Museums when we visit smaller cities to see what the locals are exhibiting... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Buttman73
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Lytton, Iowa
A Surprisingly Wonderful Museum

As we were walking along the river walk, we came upon the Boise Art Museum. My wife had read about... read more

Reviewed March 15, 2018
Tommy B
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Finger Lakes, New York
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670 E Julia Davis Dr, Boise, ID 83702-7646
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"sculpture garden"
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"permanent collection"
in 8 reviews
"worth a visit"
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"small sculpture"
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"small gift shop"
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"small city"
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"couple of hours"
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"on display"
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"for sale"
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"few hours"
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"the river"
in 4 reviews
"bam"
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"ceramics"
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"galleries"
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"portraits"
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"crochet"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We often stop into Art Museums when we visit smaller cities to see what the locals are exhibiting for art and such was the case with Boise. We spent about an hour and a half taking in the museum and that was plenty long. More...More

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Reviewed March 15, 2018 via mobile

As we were walking along the river walk, we came upon the Boise Art Museum. My wife had read about it, so we thought we should give it a try. We have reciprocal entry privileges for many museums around the country, and BAM is one...More

Thank Tommy B
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Reviewed February 1, 2018

Seen wonderful touring shows such as Degas and Chuhuly. A first class stop on your visit to Boise.Contemporary architecture and near the rose garden.

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Reviewed January 16, 2018 via mobile

The banners touting Jo Hamilton’s “Knots in Time”, caught our attention as we drove into Boise from the airport. We made a plan to get back to the museum to see the show, and when we did, our mind’s were blown. The Boise Art Museum...More

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Reviewed December 18, 2017 via mobile

We had a few hours before our flight and were staying downtown Boise, so decided to walk to the Boise Art Museum (BAM) which was only 3 blocks from our hotel. We really enjoyed the Rick Barton exhibit and the selections from the permanent collection....More

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Reviewed November 15, 2017

We enjoyed a couple of hours walking around this interesting museum located in a pretty park setting. The exhibitions were quite diverse and honored some local artists as well as one local person's private collection of well known modern artists. It's open and inviting with...More

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Reviewed November 10, 2017

This is a delightful little museum. We happened to be there on a rainy day, so it was a perfect indoor activity. While one of the current exhibits was a bit too avant-garde for me (woman depicted marrying a bear and becoming a bear herself...More

Thank Carol C
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Reviewed August 28, 2017

smaller art museum than might be expected for a town this size, but nice permanent collection and good traveling shows. Rick Bartow exhibit was great.

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Reviewed August 7, 2017

This museum has an "open" feel and is well laid out. The current exhibition of "When Modern Was Contemporary" displays the work of several dozen 20th century artists. We are not art aficionados, but we enjoyed viewing art from that period. And, the "Bricks and...More

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Reviewed July 10, 2017

I took my class of 4th graders on a trip to visit the museum. They were helpful and kind and presented a wonderful view of their exhibt. I definitely plan to visit with my family and take a little more time to walk around. Lots...More

Thank Ana C
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