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Sun Valley Center for the Arts

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Address: 191 5th Street East, Ketchum, ID 83340
Phone Number: 208-726-9491
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The Center's main exhibition space and staff offices are located in Ketchum...

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.

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Classic Family Fun

We went there to listen to a free concert and were amazed by the diversity of the people attending. All ages and heritages. Great show.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2016
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Lemont, Illinois
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Lemont, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

We went there to listen to a free concert and were amazed by the diversity of the people attending. All ages and heritages. Great show.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

The Center has a gallery in downtown Ketchum and has a wide variety of shows, lectures, demos year round. But they also sponsor a lot of classes, plays, and concerts. What a valuable asset.

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Ketchum
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

The Sun Valley Center for the Arts has brought extraordinary art, music, theater and lectures to the valley for decades. Each year we check out their calendar of events as we plan our time in the valley. I have enjoyed their art classes along with their wonderful Company of Fools theater productions throughout the year. Thank you for bringing so... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

It was so informal and inviting. The guy at the "desk" was so helpful and passionate about the area.

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Dallas, Texas
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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 7, 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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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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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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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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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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