As we have seen all over social media platforms since the beginning of the month we know that March is Women’s History Month. Today also celebrates International Womens’ Day and there are so many different ways we can honor the inspiring women in our lives.

One way the local community here in Boise is celebrating the month is through their role in the arts. For the entire month, Boise Art Museum is taking part in the National Museum of Women in the Arts’ #5WomenArtists Campaign.

The National Museum of Women in the Arts is the only museum in the world dedicated to honoring women’s roles through its exhibitions and programs.

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Boise Art Museum will feature a new woman artist‘s work each Monday through the month of March. The Treasure Valley is growing fast and so has Boise's entertainment, dining, and beverage scene so there’s no surprise that our arts and culture are going to grow right along with it.

If you’d like to check out any of the featured artists at BAM this month to honor some inspiring and talented women artists here are their hours, prices, and more below.

  • BAM | Boise Art Museum
  • 670 Julia Davis Drive
  • Boise, Idaho 83702
  • General Information: (208) 345-8330

Hours of Operation:

  • Mon: Closed
  • Tues - Sat: 10 AM - 5 PM
  • Sun: Noon - 5 PM

Museum Admission:

  • BAM Members: Free
  • General: $6
  • Student Grades 1-12: $3
  • Children 5 and under: Free
  • Full-time Student with ID: $3
  • Senior (62+): $4
  • Military with ID: $4

Sidenote: USA Today released the top 10 most influential Idaho women of the century in 2020.

  1. Kristin Armstrong - Three-time Olympic Gold Medalist (2008, 2012, 2016)
  2. Beverly Bistline - Veteran, legal pioneer, and philanthropist
  3. Cherie Buckner-Webb - First Black woman to be elected to the Idaho Legislature.
  4. Carole King - Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter.
  5. Cecilia Violetta Lopez - Rising opera star.
  6. Barbara Morgan - Fist educator-astronaut to reach orbit.
  7. Margaret Roberts - Librarian, historian, and Idaho suffragist advocate.
  8. Louise Shadduck - Journalist and politician.
  9. Amy Trice - Activist and chairwoman of the Kootenai Tribal Council.
  10. Tara Westover - New York Times nonfiction best-selling author.

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