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Art of Deco: A Walking Tour of Boise
October 15 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm MDT
Walking Tour 1: Saturday, October 15, 10:30-12:00
Walking Tour 2: Thursday, October 27, 5:30-7:00
Join Dan Everhart and Jason Tippeconnic Fox, architectural historians with the Idaho State Historic Preservation Office, for a tour of Art Deco landmarks in downtown Boise. Designed to accompany the Idaho State Museum’s special exhibit, The Art of Deco, this hour and a half walking tour will feature both well-known and obscure examples of Boise’s early modern architecture. Learn to identify Art Deco buildings in Boise and understand how the style was uniquely manifested in Idaho. Discover the history of these fascinating places and ongoing efforts to protect them.
In partnership with the State Historic Preservation Office, the Idaho State Museum is facilitating two 1.5 Hour walking tour through downtown Boise featuring Art Deco architecture as a tie in to the exhibit The Art of Deco. Participation is capped at 30 attendees per tour. Fee of $10/person or free for ISHS members. These events will run rain or shine and will be led by Dan Everhart and Jason Tippeconnic Fox with assistance from Nicole Inghilterra.
Image credit: Hotel Boise, c. 1930, Idaho State Archives, P1963-211-193