Creative Jump-In: Drawing From Our Mining Heritage with Bob Dix
Adult Classes

CREATIVE JUMP-IN: Drawing from our Mining Heritage

with Bob Dix

Saturday, August 29, 2020 - 10:00 AM

Meet at The Museum, Ketchum and caravan up to Yankee Fork, and the ghost town of Custer City.

Whether you believe the richness of our state lies in its vast beauty or the lure of fortunes found in mineral deposits, this field trip is meant to inspire your inner artist.

Join us while we take an artistic look at Idaho’s mining heritage. We’ll start with a beautiful drive over Galena Summit and into the Stanley Basin taking a brief tour of the Stanley Museum, then exploring the Yankee Fork Gold Dredge and delve into Idaho’s past with a walk around the ghost town of Custer. We will spend the afternoon drawing sites that inspire us. 

Class takes place Sat, Aug 29 from 10am–5pm.

Medium: Drawing

Age and ability: 16 yrs. and older, beginners welcome

About the Instructor:

Bob Dix earned a BA at San Francisco State University and an MFA at the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University. He has exhibited his work widely in California, Nevada and Idaho at institutions including the Headlands Center for the Arts, San Francisco Artspace, the San Francisco Art Institute, the Richmond Art Center, the San Jose Museum of Art and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

Cancellation reimbursement deadline: August 15, 2020

For additional questions regarding this workshop, please email  Jeanne Knott, Visual Arts Class Assistant at

Part of Sun Valley Museum of Art BIG IDEA project


Part of SVMoA’s BIG IDEA project The Gem State.


Ticket Prices

$175 member / $225 nonmember, advanced registration required.