Countdown to Modern Art 2014

It’s time to start the countdown to Modern Art 2014, happening this year on Thursday May 1st.  This year’s applicants were particularly strong so we are expecting an exciting show.  Last year’s Modern Art gave us everything from the sublime to the absurd and this year promises more art to inspire, amuse and confuse.  Over […]

The 39 Rooms Film Festival

The Modern Hotel Boise City Arts and History Sesqui–Shop present: 39 Rooms Film Festival: All Roads Lead Home, Idaho 5 Films, 5 Filmmakers Saturday, April 12 at 5:00 p.m. They say all roads lead home, and with our first showcase of the 39 Rooms Festival, we offer you a peek at the work of five filmmakers, […]

Modern Art 2008 to 2014

In 2008, the first year of Modern Art we felt like we were holding our collective breath as we prepared for the big day. We had invited artists, spent $100 on posters, and called in our favorite taco truck. What more would we need? (Outside of electrical hookups, tents, tables and chairs, trash cans, recycling […]

In-Room Movies-yes-but what about an In-Room Film Festival?

For Immediate Release November 25, 2013 Contact: Michal Lloyd p 208-424-8244 c 208-319-4684 39 Rooms Film Festival Call for Short Film Entries Idaho, November 25, 2013 — The Modern Hotel in conjunction with the Sun Valley Film Festival, is pleased to issue a Call For Entries to filmmakers for our First Annual 39 Rooms Film Exhibition. […]

Modern Art rules of engagement! May 2nd, 5-10pm

While over 60 Modern Artists are putting finishing touches on their innovative creations for Modern Art we at The Modern are gearing up with great anticipation for the Sixth annual creative blitz this Thursday May 2nd. Check in time for the artists is 3:00 when they will begin a 2 hour mad dash to complete […]

MORE MODERN ARTISTS ON RADIO BOISE

Tune in to Radio Boise 89.9 FM to hear three more Modern Artists interviewed about their creations, interests and inspirations as we count down to Modern Art. Perhaps artist Brooke Burton will give insight into her fascination for the packing peanut.  Ceramicist Angela Neiwert may elaborate on the connection her work has to history and […]

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 […]