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Sun Valley Center for the Arts

191 5th Street East, Ketchum, ID 83340
208-726-9491
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Ranked #11 of 20 Attractions in Ketchum
Type: Art Museums
Owner description: The Center's main exhibition space and staff offices are located in Ketchum at the corner of Washington Avenue and Fifth Street, two blocks west of... more » Owner description: The Center's main exhibition space and staff offices are located in Ketchum at the corner of Washington Avenue and Fifth Street, two blocks west of Main Street. Admission to The Center gallery is always free.Trained volunteer guides, known as docents, conduct free tours every Tuesday at 2pm. The Center generally schedules an evening tour for each exhibition and can arrange tours by appointment, in English or Spanish. Call 208.726.9491 ex 10 in advance of your visit to arrange a tour.The Center hosts six visual arts exhibitions a year. Most Center exhibitions are curated by Center staff, though The Center does on occasion collaborate with guest curators or display traveling exhibitions. Exhibitions focus on contemporary art but many exhibitions also include a historical component as well. Most exhibitions are part of multidisciplinary projects that explore ideas or concepts relevant to our times and of interest to our community. Multidisciplinary projects include visual arts exhibitions, music and dance performances, family events and talks leading thinkers and authors.Small lectures, performances and some classes are also held at our Ketchum facility. « less
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Dallas, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

The Sun Valley Center for the arts appeals to everyone. It's worth a stay in Sun Valley just to enjoy the series.

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Portola Valley, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

I purchased tickets for 1 of 3 days for this big annual wine event. I was told to park in a special lot and take a shuttle 5 minutes before it started. I went early to scout things out and parked right away. There were some other people there and they let us in at 6PM. It was very hot... More

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Lake Bluff, Illinois
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27 reviews 27 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

A really well curated small art museum. Excellent layout and they do really good community outreach.

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Sun Valley, Idaho
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34 reviews 34 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

The SV Center for the Arts has excellent art shows as well as a great lecture series and a concert series.

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seattle
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73 reviews 73 reviews
17 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2012

That Ketchum has an art museum is amazing. I have seen many shows there and they are frequently very interesting. For a small art museum this is a gem.

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idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2012

the center has many interesting and also, fabulous exhibits and concerts for this town. they have done such a great job for years and i am thankful that they have continued to give us arts for the city.

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