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March 28, 2019


Gem Center for the Arts

2417 Bank Drive, Boise, ID


An evening of exploration visiting four art venues:

  • The Idaho Botanical Garden

  • The Gem Center for the Arts

  • Surel's Place

  • MING


Meet at the Welcome Hut, the shade structure outside the fence near the front entrance of the Idaho Botanical Gardens: 2355 N Old Penitentiary Rd.


Hop on the artBus for an adventure that spans the universe! Your pass includes:

  • The Idaho Botanical Garden's "Land Form Art" showcasing 10 ephemeral works using natural materials by local artists: Elizabeth Dickey, Alek de Dóchas, Dyan Ferren, Michele Lesica, Jennifer Mahlum, Helen McGill, Lisa Pisano, Claire Remsberg, Heather Wright and Ace Zappa.

  • A visit to Gem Center for the Arts "Lounge at the End of the Universe" including admission to "2417," an immersive art experience (regular $15 admission) and a tour of galleries featuring ceramists and the "Familial Bodies" exhibit.

  • Surel's Place resident artist Matthew Gray Palmer's "Alluvium: Sifting in the sandbox of selfhood"

  • MING studios photographic exhibit "Lay of the Land" featuring Laurie Blakeslee, Jan Boles, John Francis, John Shinn, Carrie Quinney, and New Catalogue (Jonathan Sadler and Luke Batten) Plus food and drinks along the way!


The bus is generously sponsored by Boise City Parks & Recreation.

  • City of Boise Parks are Recreation Department will be providing bus transportation for this event, and a waiver is required. You will be required to sign the release below before boarding the bus.


PERSONAL RELEASE STATEMENT: I understand that the registered activities and services may have an element of hazard or inherent danger and I take full responsibility for my actions and physical condition. I agree to indemnify and hold harmless the City of Boise and its employees and volunteers from any liability loss, cost or expense (including attorney’s fees, medical and ambulance costs) that I may incur while participating in the activity.

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