The arts connect us to ourselves, each other and the world.
The arts create dialogue, build connections and help us define our place in the world. Much of SVMoA’s programming is built around themes, or BIG IDEAS, that are relevant to the world today. Topics can be serious or playful, but are designed to engage the entire community and get everyone talking.
Much of Sun Valley Museum of Art’s programming is built around themes, or BIG IDEAS, that are relevant to the world today, provoke thoughtful conversation and foster connection.
Visual Art Exhibitions
SVMoA has been an American Alliance of Museums accredited museum since 2006, a professional designation of best practices held by fewer than 5% of museums in the U.S. (only five of which are in Idaho). As a non-collecting museum, we are able to focus on timely, relevant and engaging visual art exhibitions that resonate with our community.
Lectures + Talks
The Education & Humanities Department provides exceptional learning experiences for all age levels, enriching the community through transformational arts and educational experiences.
Sun Valley Museum of Art brings world-class music, dance and film to the Wood River Valley, providing exceptional arts and cultural experiences.
Classes & Workshops
Adult and teen classes offer an intimate, exceptional learning experience in an inspiring setting with recognized artists and experts.
Youth & Family Programming
Youth and family programming provides opportunities for learning and discovery through hands-on, sensory play that engages multiple generations and builds confidence and self-expression.
Working with the Schools
A fundamental part of our mission is to work in partnership with local schools to inspire students’ curiosity and develop their skills in improvisation, self-expression and critical thinking.
Special occasions to celebrate the arts and community. These unique events are are often times special fundraising benefits for the organization or a particular program