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Small city. Big vision.

Was not expecting this quality of a museum in a pretty small city. Had 2 excellent exhibitions when... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
craigalank
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Madison, Wisconsin
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Pay attention to what and when new shows happen

We visit about every 6-8 weeks when a new exhibit arrives. The permanent exhibits are good but... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
853roxane
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Boise, Idaho
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Was not expecting this quality of a museum in a pretty small city. Had 2 excellent exhibitions when I was there. Sculpture by Matteo Pugliese: The Guardians and Cercle et Carre (Circle and Square), an abstract art group in the 1930s. The standing collection also...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We visit about every 6-8 weeks when a new exhibit arrives. The permanent exhibits are good but after 3 times of seeing them, that's all I need. The new exhibits can be very very interesting. This is a nice tradition for us. It's peaceful and...More

Thank 853roxane
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a tasteful museum. For the most part, it is on one floor and small fold-out chairs are provided if you wish to sit. On this day, the featured artist was Paul Duara. It was well organized and each painting had a detailed description....More

Thank gingersnaps527
Reviewed 5 July 2018

The Boise Art Museum didn't fall into the trap so many smaller art museums do -- trying to buy some of the lesser works of well-known artists. Instead, it focused on a collection of lesser-known modern artists, choosing to highlight particularly artists from Idaho and...More

Thank Johnmontms
Reviewed 18 June 2018

they say it's open all year. It was raining, cold. braved the elements, bundled up and find it's closed. fenced in, can't get in to ANY of the small houses even on the property. Sign says it's on a certain street for the time being....More

Thank Janine J
Reviewed 18 May 2018

This was just at the entrance of the park. It is kind of small, but a good collection. Nice folks working there. Worth a stop when in the area.

Thank ladyme1
Reviewed 11 May 2018

Since live in a city not unlike the size of Boise, and since our city has a terrific art museum, we visited the Boise Art Museum to compare. We were really impressed by the Jo Hamilton: Knots in Time exhibit. Wonderfully talented and creative approach...More

Thank Mike O
Reviewed 24 March 2018

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

Thank Buttman73
Reviewed 15 March 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
Reviewed 1 February 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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