“Be My Modern Valentine”

“Be My Modern Valentine” On February 11, The Modern Hotel offers our guests a great way to celebrate! Come check into the Modern Hotel, attend an amazing performance by Boise’s own Trey McIntyre Project then return to the Modern Bar to continue the Valentine celebration. Act fast.  A limited number of tickets are available to […]

Modern Art 2011

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 […]

Mad Men and Martinis- April

Mad Men Cars (and bicycles) When planning the last Mad Men affair, we had visions of the Modern parking lot filled with mid-century cars and motorcycles. We hoped for an entire display of the mid-century lifestyle- from transportation to dress.Being the last Mad Men party, it should go out with bang (or a rumble).

Mad Men and Martinis- March

I have baggage, but not luggage… Another month of mid-century fun at The Modern Hotel and Bar. This month guests were captured as they entered the hotel to check in for another salacious affair. In addition to the usual martini glasses and Lucky Strikes, guests were encouraged to wield vintage luggage to highlight their mid-century […]

MODERN ARTISTS FOR 2010, First Thursday, May 6

Rooms by Number 101– John Taye, 102– Ned Evett, 103– Troy Passey, 104– Wil D. Kirkman, 105– Mary Frances Spears , 106– Heather Imlach , 107– Jan Boles & Projekt Locqa, 108– Surel Mitchell, Dave Thomas , Pauline Bothwell, Pete Grady, & Lorin Humphreys, 109– Missy Cory & Shelley Jund , 110– Elizabeth Hilton , […]

Mad Men and Martinis- February

February’s Mad Men and Martinis kicked off with a Mahi Thai and an order of Oyster Rockfeller. Guests we once again encouraged to dress up and participate in the Mad Men costume contest, photographed by Rachel Reichert and Seth Ogilvie. This month participants were photographed in the Modern Hotel’s lobby. Contestants were encouraged to interact […]

Mad Men At The Modern

Mad Men and Martinis at the Modern — The Modern Hotel goes mad for mid-century! First Thursday in January, February, March and April 5:00 pm til late. Special Mid-Century Menu and Cocktails, Dress Up, Get Down

Modern Design

The Modern is having another contest. Given that 90% of the staff has some kind of formal art background -the next contest will be a design contest. This contest is only open to Modern Staff. However the winner will be determined by you… The challenge is to design a miniature piece of furniture from recycled […]

Modern Mustache Contest

Meet the Modern Bar Staff… Unofficially the Modern had a moustache contest. Rachel Riechert instigated the contest in an effort to pass the time and stay in vogue. The contest was open to any willing participant and the result was all of the bartending staff took on the challenge Twenty judges gave the Golden Moustache […]

VPS at the Modern

It’s Ladies Night/Dance Music Night with the Vinyl Preservation Society of Idaho! The Vinyl Preservation Society of Idaho will hold its May meeting from 7 to 10 p.m. Wednesday, May 27, at the Modern Hotel and Bar (1314 Grove St.) in downtown Boise’s Linen District. The meeting is free and open to the public (21 […]