Skip to main content

Boise City Department of Arts & History (2008-)



  • Existence: 2008


The Boise City Department of Arts & History was created in 2008. Its mission is to provide leadership, advocacy, education, services, and support for Arts and History to preserve Boise’s character and enhance our community’s quality of life. The department offers paid public art opportunities, grant funding for Boise individuals and organizations, as well as free and low-cost professional development opportunities for artists and historians.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Boise City Department of Arts & History records

Identifier: RG 005
Content Description

The collection documents the actions and activities of the Boise City Department of Arts & History including its administration, finances, events, projects, and programs. The records consist of correspondence, meeting minutes and materials, newspaper articles, architectural drawings, reports, surveys, promotional material, grant applications, artist submissions, and publications. The collection also contains photographic and audiovisual documentation of events.

Dates: 1931-2022; Majority of material found within 2008-2020

Boise City guides

Identifier: 2018.06
Content Description

This collection contains guides of Boise from various publishers.

Dates: 1954-1970s

City of Boise photographs

Identifier: MS 023
Content Description

This collection contains three digital photographs, one taken in June 2018 of Pride Fest at the intersection of Capitol Blvd. and Idaho Street, and two taken of the Cactus Bar on October 2018 at 517 W Main St.

Dates: 2018

Idaho Sunday Statesman Newspaper collection

Identifier: 2018.35
Content Description

This collection contains three Idaho Sunday Statesman newspapers dated 1910 and 1911. Newspapers include Section 2 dating to October 2, 1910; Section 1 and 2 of the paper dating to December 10, 1911. Articles include photographs and names of past Boise mayors and the social news of Idaho’s Capitol for one week.

Dates: 1910-1911

Additional filters:

Idaho State Capitol (Boise, Idaho) 2
Photographs 2
Cities and towns--United States--History 1
City government 1
Idaho--History 1
∨ more