Check out Boise's arts scene at First Thursday, March 7.
At the Boise Art Museum, 670 Julia Davis Drive, learn more about the "Art of Nature" exhibit with College of Idaho's Scott Knickerbocker. He will talk about his book "Ecopoetics: The Language of Nature, the Nature of Language" at 5:30 p.m. Museum admission is by donation. Hours: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Kick off a monthlong exploration of Boise's musical history at the Boise 150 Sesqui-Shop, 1008 Main St. You can learn more at Fettuccine Forum at 5:30 p.m., the Rose Room, 718 W. Idaho St., with "And the Beat Goes On: Music as a Boise Legacy" presented by Radio Boise's music director Kevin Moran. Free.
See what happens when artists collaborate at the Linen Gallery's "Inter/Change" in the Linen Building, 1402 W. Grove St. The 19 multimedia pieces were created through a collective process - each artist originated one then passed it on to at least two others.