415 South 8th Street Boise, ID 83702 +1 208 385 9337
Hand-crafted jewelry, creatively displayed in the large picture windows of this gallery, catches the eyes of passersby. Inside, the well-designed gallery space gives visitors plenty of room to move around and appreciate the delicate works of art. The R. Grey Gallery features jewelry, painted art, glass art and more. Signature gallery works include Confetti garnets, Dice bracelets, Hydraform rings, and Turquoise necklaces.
515 West Idaho Street Boise, ID 83702 +1 208 384 0514
This sleek, elegant gallery gives downtown Boise an exotic air. Luscious Oriental carpets and tribal rugs are prominently featured. The gallery, through a connection with a refugee weavers program, contributes its own line of handmade Turkish rugs, stained with vegetable dyes. The gallery also displays Asian antique furnishings, accessories and jewelry. All of these items are found on the owners' yearly Asian excursions.
The outside of this gallery might seem a bit unassuming, but once inside, the gallery is anything but plain. Bold paintings by regional and national artists jump out from the walls. Original art in a variety of media and styles make this gallery an eclectic place to browse. The prices also reflect the wide range of works. In addition, the gallery features appraisals, consultations, custom framing and restoration services.
211 North 10th Street Boise, ID 83702 +1 208 336 5899
This gallery offers a mix of originals, graphics, limited edition prints, figurines and more from local and international artists. Visitors will recognize many names, such as Bev Doolittle, James Christensen, Jane Wooster-Scott, Will Bullas and Simon Combes. Be sure to check out work from local artists as well. The gallery highlights its offerings with museum quality custom framing.
7736 West Fairview Avenue Boise, ID 83704 +1 208 376 6981
This entertainment arcade offers a 22,000-square-foot indoor playground, including simulated games, prize center, bumper cars, merry-go-round and other entertainment for young children. Bright awnings and blue tables highlight the cafe where families can munch on pizza, hot dogs and hamburgers at reasonable prices. The entertainment complex specializes in parties and other special events.
11 North Latah Street (Synagogue and Education Center) Boise, ID 83706
This Moorish-style synagogue is small in size but dripping in history. Built in 1896, it has the honor of being the nation's oldest continually-used temple on the western side of the Mississippi. Former Idaho Governor Moses Alexander, the first Jewish governor in the United States, was instrumental in the temple's founding. The architects tried to copy a Toledo, Spain temple, and their success is obvious with a distinctively Spanish feel in the synagogue.
775 North 8th Street Boise, ID 83702 +1 208 342 3511
Idaho's largest cathedral stretches across an entire city block and has ceilings that soar up to 50 feet, but its size does not detract from its simple elegance. Warm, rich tones light the interior and intricate paintings climb the walls. Opening in 1921, the sandstone cathedral follows a Romanesque design, based on a Mainz, Germany cathedral. Even though the cathedral underwent a restoration in 1979, it retains an old-world feeling. Be sure to check out the impressive narrative stained-glass windows.
223 South 17th Street Boise, ID 83702 +1 208 336 2671
Brimming with contemporary works artists from Idaho and the Northwest, this downtown gallery entices passersby to browse its collection. Every medium is offered in the individual and group exhibits on display. From paintings of fragile pink-petaled flowers to bolder, more evocative pieces, J. Crist Gallery will please a variety of tastes. The gallery, which is attracting national and international artists, also offers specialized services such as creative framing options, collection development, hanging suggestions and shipping.
1002 South VIsta Avenue Boise, ID 83705 +1 208 342 3822
The brightly colored walls of this paint-your-own studio match the equally bright pottery scattered throughout the store. If the artist inside you is itching to get out, then check out this Ceramic, where you are provided with everything you need for to create your own works of art. Customers can either order dinnerware to their specifications or make their own. The store provides all the materials, including pottery, paints, kiln and, of course, guidance. Party entertainment and bridal registry is also available. Ceramica is planning to move soon so check website for further information.
1015 West Main Street Boise, ID 83703 +1 208 331 3374
The 60-foot wall in this artist-owned gallery will catch your attention. The hand-painted "History of Art" displays the creativity of the gallery's artists. And it is just the tip of the iceberg. Oil, watercolor and acrylic paintings unfold at Art Source Gallery, which displays the work of over 40 artists. There is a medium for every taste including pottery, jewelry, photography and sculpture. Featuring the largest gallery-owned collection of paintings in Boise, the gallery is known for hosting local artists.
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