Modern Art 2012 is coming up May 3rd! Yes!
The Artists Submission Forms are now available on this website or at the front desk and are due by March 1st. Here’s a smidge of the creativity that was on display at last year’s event. Thanks to Andy Lawless for documenting and editing this short film for us; you can’t go wrong with a little
mariachi, vanilla ice and packing peanuts.
THE MODERN HOTEL IS ONCE AGAIN INVITING ARTISTS TO CHECK IN FOR THE NIGHT
BOISE, Idaho (May 5th, 2011) – The Modern Hotel is opening its doors for the 4th annual Modern Art event on Thursday, May 5th from 5-9pm. Over 80 artists have been invited to participate in Modern Art 2011, and for one evening they will transform the design hotel’s 38 Mid-Century modern rooms into everything from mini-gallery spaces to interactive pieces to full scale installations. Last year more than 3,000 visitors got an intimate view of work by artists of various disciplines in a 4 hour creative blitz.
READ MORE »
Please cast your vote for best dressed/ best persona- Female (in the comment box). In the comment section, please choose from one of the following Mad Women.
(woman on left)
With a mid-century food and cocktail menu featuring drinks like the Mint Julep and the Rye Manhattan, Mad Men and Martinis January 2010- was a riot. Party goers were asked to dress up and compete for best dressed. In keeping with the recurring theme of Luck Strikes, Booze and scandalous affairs- Rachel Reichert shot a collection of images from the Modern Mad Men party… Pink stripped sheets, whisky, cookbooks, ashtrays, and even a photograph of Rachel’s grandparents adorned room 118 of the Modern Hotel. Rachel asked people to sit on the edge of the bed and pretend as if they were just about to leave the room. If people attended room 118 alone, she became their counterpart.
Please cast your vote for best dressed/ best persona- Male (in the comment box). In the comment section, please choose from one of the following Mad Men.
Recent PostsFlashback to 1960
Campfire Stories at the Modern Hotel
Modern Art and the Boise Bicycle Project
Modern Art Countdown
MA is Around the Corner
Hello Modern Art Fans
Countdown to Modern Art 2014
The 39 Rooms Film Festival
Modern Art 2008 to 2014