MODERN ARTIST TROY PASSEY ON RADIO BOISE

Artist Troy Passey was recently interviewed by Charlie Woodruff on Radio Boise 89.9 FM. Click on the link below to hear Charlie and Troy talk about Art, Leonard Cohen and Butterfly Nets, not in that order! It is a funny and insightful conversation. Troy has been creating work for Modern Art since its inception and […]

MODERN ART DOWNTOWN @ THE EGYPTIAN THEATER

In the weeks leading up to Modern Art we are lucky to have successfully coerced five unique Modern Artists from our roster to create art installations that fill the Egyptian Theater Window located on the corner of Main and Capitol. Special thanks to artist Tomas Montano for curating, designing and organizing this and to the […]

The Modern Art Application Deadline Is Approaching.

Come share your work with 3000 of your closest friends!  The Modern is again gearing up to host the Modern Art event the first Thursday in May.  We are expecting another year full of innovative surprises as artists take over and fill the rooms with their unusual, singular and entertaining ideas. Artists, get your application […]

CALL FOR ARTISTS OF ALL DISCIPLINES FOR THE 6TH ANNUAL MODERN ART EVENT

first thursday in may 2013 THE MODERN HOTEL IS AGAIN OPENING ITS ROOMS FOR ARTISTS TO DISPLAY, SHOW, CREATE LIVE, OR PERFORM THEIR WORK. SUBMISSION FORMS AVAILABLE AT THE FRONT DESK OF THE MODERN AND HERE  FORMS ARE DUE AT THE MODERN BY MARCH 1st. FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT AMY O’BRIEN OR KERRY TULLIS […]

Special Event: February 7, Trey McIntyre Project

Join us Feb. 7 at the Basque Center for a fundraiser benefitting the Basque Museum and Cultural Center. See a sneak preview performance of Trey McIntyre’s Arrantza, part of our February 16 Spring Show. We also welcome the Oinkari Basque Dancers as part of the celebration. Wine, paella and dance … come Basque in the […]

Document Your Love – Stay the Night – February 14

Valentine’s Day! It can be a challenge. You love your sweetie madly; but how to show it on a day so loaded with romantic expectation? A bundle of flowers can’t express just how much you appreciate it when she organizes your stuffed animal collection. A box of chocolates won’t thank her enough for all the […]

Modern Resolutions

The Modern would like to thank all the Modern Resolutionists who participated in the Modern Resolutions event in December. The fire dancers, personal trainers, Radio Boise, and the Record Exchange all made this an evening to remember And I must say, Edward’s Greenhouse knocked our socks off with their bed of flowers. The Boise Sesqui-Shop, […]

Modern Hotel and Bar Events

Renew, Renovate, Resolve Look out, here it comes: Hanukah, Christmas, and the end of 2012, then on to a new beginning in 2013, and a chance for renewal.  To help you cope with the madness, the Modern will host several events, beginning with Modern Resolutions.  Modern Resolutions – December 28 and 29 On the nights […]

Modern Bar Cocktail Naming Contest

At the Modern, we’re pretty good at coming up with cocktails. Naming them…not so much. So we are holding a contest. Most cocktail naming contests begin with the cocktail, ours begins with the name. We’re up for a challenge. You give us the name; we’ll craft cocktails inspired by our favorites. Winners will receive a […]

Sweet Valley and the Modern Hotel

Are you a locavore? The Modern is! It is our goal to use local producers whenever possible. Local producers help us create a seasonally inspired menu, which is fresh and just plain tasty. Today Sweet Valley Organics   delivered a beautiful batch of mushrooms, so I thought I would share them with you. The Modern will […]