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Sun Valley Center for the Arts

191 5th Street East, Ketchum, ID 83340
+1 208-726-9491
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Summer Art Camp

I have been working for the SVCA for the past 3 years as a Summer Art Camp Instructor, and this... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
Jennifer M
via mobile
Such a great addition to the Valley.

I sometimes wonder why this was not set up sooner! Its a lovely venue with a great list of varied... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Indigo C
Ketchum, Idaho
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The Center's main exhibition space and staff offices are located in Ketchum at the corner of Washington Avenue and Fifth Street, two blocks west of Main Street. Admission to The Center gallery is always free.Trained volunteer guides, known as docents, conduct free tours every Tuesday at 2pm. The Center generally schedules an evening tour for each exhibition and can arrange tours by appointment, in English or Spanish. Call 208.726.9491 ex 10 in advance of your visit to arrange a tour.The Center hosts six visual arts exhibitions a year. Most Center exhibitions are curated by Center staff, though The Center does on occasion collaborate with guest curators or display traveling exhibitions. Exhibitions focus on contemporary art but many exhibitions also include a historical component as well. Most exhibitions are part of multidisciplinary projects that explore ideas or concepts relevant to our times and of interest to our community. Multidisciplinary projects include visual arts exhibitions, music and dance performances, family events and talks leading thinkers and authors.Small lectures, performances and some classes are also held at our Ketchum facility.
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9 Jul 2017
“Summer Art Camp”
10 Apr 2017
“Such a great addition to the Valley.”
191 5th Street East, Ketchum, ID 83340
+1 208-726-9491
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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

I have been working for the SVCA for the past 3 years as a Summer Art Camp Instructor, and this will be my 4th year! I love teaching at this camp. It's for kids that are in the 3rd to 5th grade, and has room...More

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I sometimes wonder why this was not set up sooner! Its a lovely venue with a great list of varied events. Very thankful it is here.

Thank Indigo C
Reviewed 17 March 2017

great fun for the whole family! the outdoor summer concerts are the highlights of the year, however the art shows in the galley are great also. lots of young influence, sponsored kids arts events etc

Thank Karin R
Reviewed 22 October 2016

The venue was great! Saw Gregory Allen Isakov and Lake Street Dive. We had great beer, the VIP section was great (though little too far back from the stage if you want up close and personal, but better for overall sound). The only downside was...More

Thank IdahoFamx3
ktown3, Performing Arts Director at Sun Valley Center for the Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2016

Thanks so much for writing. I'm so sorry to hear about the incident with another patron, but so glad that the situation was resolved with the help of our staff and that your great attitude prevailed. Wish we'd seen the deer that night - first...More

Reviewed 1 October 2016

Beautiful outdoor venue for concerts. Our family went to a free classical concert and had a wonderful time! Such a gorgeous pavillion!

Thank KatStam
Reviewed 27 April 2016

We went there to listen to a free concert and were amazed by the diversity of the people attending. All ages and heritages. Great show.

Thank BDG6610
Reviewed 8 March 2016

The Center has a gallery in downtown Ketchum and has a wide variety of shows, lectures, demos year round. But they also sponsor a lot of classes, plays, and concerts. What a valuable asset.

Thank Susie10644
Reviewed 16 August 2015

The Sun Valley Center for the Arts has brought extraordinary art, music, theater and lectures to the valley for decades. Each year we check out their calendar of events as we plan our time in the valley. I have enjoyed their art classes along with...More

1  Thank Geri H
Reviewed 19 May 2015

It was so informal and inviting. The guy at the "desk" was so helpful and passionate about the area.

Thank Jocelyn798
Reviewed 6 July 2014

The Sun Valley Center for the arts appeals to everyone. It's worth a stay in Sun Valley just to enjoy the series.

Thank Izzytorra
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