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The Arts in Idaho

A glimpse of what is going on in the Arts around the Country, but particularly here at Home


An Interview with Artist Samantha Gresham

Kaitlin Rohde, Kiwanis Teen Film Festival

Samantha Gresham, a senior at Idaho Falls High School, is the youngest artist in history to have a solo exhibition at the Willard’s Art Center. In this film, Samantha discusses how her art “began as just a hobby” and grew into an incredible and beautiful skill. 



2015-2016 ARTitorium Art Class Interviews

Georgina Goodlander, Idaho Falls Arts Council



Idaho's 10 Best Contemporary Art Galleries

Helen Armitage, The Culture Trip

Including the Willard Arts Center and fellow Idaho Falls insitiution The Art Museum of Eastern Idaho. Read the Article Here.



City Wants to Boost Civic Auditorium Profile

Luke Ramseth, Post Register

Changes coming to Idaho Falls' Civic Auditorium. Read the Article Here.

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Intimate Idaho Falls: The Greenbelt Benches

Aaron Atkinson, Parachute Mapquest

The story behind some of the Art You Can Sit On benches along the Greenbelt.



Rhythmic Circus Tap Dance Masterclass

Idaho Falls Arts Council

Preceeding the February 26, 2016 show Feet Don't Fail Me Now at the Colonial Theater, Nick Bowman of Rhythmic Circus lead twenty-three students, ranging in age from 13 to their late 60s in a tap dance masterclass.

Bowman, one of the top tap performers and choreographers in the U.S., taught the students a routine that was accessible to the beginners and offered new insights for experienced dancers and teachers.

Photos by B2X Photo.


How important is arts education?

National Geographic Channel

Neil deGrasse Tyson and David Byrne discuss the relationship between art, science, and creativity.



Kiwanis Teen Film Festival

Kiwanis International Magazine

Discover the Kiwanis Teen Film Festival in Idaho Falls, Idaho and see the imaginative worlds of young filmmakers. September 2014 

About the Festival

Behind the Set: Movie Making



Artists in the Work Force

U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey

Explore the percentage of artists in the work force by state, even break it down into specific occupations.

Creative Occupations Map



Idaho Falls Art and Culture

Idaho Falls Convention and Visitors Bureau