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Idaho Commission on the Arts

The name of the production I saw at Idaho Shakespeare Festival might be Noises Off , but the laughter was definitely on! Photo by DKM Photography Last week I headed west to see how art works in Boise, Idaho. It was a great trip! I mean, when you get to spend the day with Esther Simplot, who’s...
Participants at the 2012 Arts-Powered Schools Summer Institute get hands-on during their final collaborative project. Photo by Idaho teaching artist Mike Shipman "We can all use imaginative thinking across every part of our lives---and we can all learn to do it better." --- Eric Liu In...
April 9, 2010 Washington, DC During an event at the Esther Simplot Performing Arts Academy in Boise, Rocco spoke with representatives from Idaho's arts and culture community as Mayor David Bieter looked on. Photo by NEA staff Thanks to an invitation from Congressman Mike Simpson, Monday morning...