Boise City Department of Arts and History Sesqui-Shop

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The Department of Arts & History was established by City Ordinance in March 2008 to enhance the Boise community by providing leadership, advocacy, education, services, and support for arts and history. The new Department emerged from the former Boise City Arts Commission, which was established by City Ordinance in 1978 as a nonprofit city agency to advise and assist the City Council in development, coordination, promotion and support of the arts.

VISION
Boise is the most livable city in the country because it ensures that people have access to art and history and the opportunity to experience Boise through a variety of cultural offerings.
 

MISSION
To enhance Boise by providing leadership, advocacy, education, and services, and support for arts and history in order for people to create, engage, and connect with the community.