HOURS & ADMISSION
THIRD Thursdays 6:00PM-9:00PM
Admission to the galleries is FREE thanks to event rentals and sponsorship support.
The Gem Center for the Arts is a non-collecting institution. Without a permanent collection, all exhibitions on view are temporary and ever-changing. We encourage anyone who has questions about the exhibitions currently on view, to call 208-991-0984 or email us at for more information.
How to Get Here
Gem Center for the Arts
2417 W. Bank Drive
Boise, Idaho 83705
The Gem Center for the Arts has a parking agreement with the lots across the alley from the Gem Center. Please park here if our back and front lots are full.
Please check our website calendar and Facebook page for scheduled tour and art panels regarding our current exhibits.
Please contact to schedule private group tours.
Visitors 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult 18 or older.
No large shopping bags or purses that are of similar size. (This policy is subject to change depending on the current exhibitions, their fragility, and any additional requests by the exhibitions’ artists. Please call 513.345.8400 if you have any questions)
Food and Beverage Policy:
No food or beverages are permitted on the Gallery Floors. Water fountains are available throughout the building for your convenience.
Please do not touch the artwork unless indicated.
The Gem Center for the Arts is part of the Vista Neighborhood on the Boise Bench.
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Boise State University - art.boisestate.edu/visualartscenter
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