Check out the local art scene at First Thursday

July 26, 2013 

  • Aug. 1

    5 to 9 p.m. at various venues in Downtown Boise.

Here are some things to look for at Downtown Boise’s First Thursday on Aug. 1.

• The Boise Art Museum, 670 Julia Davis Drive, offers admission by donation all day and a new program, “Art Answers,” from 4 to 7 p.m. This month, you’ll find an expert ready to answer your questions about Jewish symbolism in the exhibition of large-scale portraits “Kehinde Wiley: The World Stage: Israel.”

• Artist Kirsten Furlong will begin work on an art installation, “Standing Still: The Trees” (pictured right: “Tree Circle”) at the Boise Sesqui-Shop, 1008 W. Main St. You can watch her progress during the next 20 days.

• Wildlife artist Ed Anderson will show his spots at Solid Grill and Bar, 405 S. 8th St., Boise in “Fish Spots.” Also music by Kayleigh Jack, wine tasting and more.

Dana Oland

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