Hampton Inn (3175 NE Foothills) – Mountain Home, Idaho
The “Art at the Inn” Art Show is an event displaying talented local artists' work from a variety of mediums. There will be many new faces and artwork that has not been exhibited before! Come enjoy fine art, food provided by Savory Layne Steakhouse (& BBQ) local wine sold by Cold Springs Winery, and refreshing non-alcoholic drinks provided by FUBAR Express. Live music will be provided by Michaela French and Lyle Evans. This event is Free to attend from 12-7 p.m. and open to all ages. On display this year for the guild’s Out of the Box Scholarship Fundraiser are original traditional and non-traditional lamps of all kinds! A handful of local artists have donated their talents to create each lamp and will be displayed for a silent auction. All proceeds raised during this auction will go towards providing scholarships for local high school students pursuing the art field. Over $20,000 in scholarships have been provided by this silent auction since 2006! Watch the Mountain Home Visual Arts Facebook page @VisualArtsMH, as the Silent Auction Bidding begins online Wednesday October 4th, online through Sunday, Oct 29th, then will transition to live (in-person only bidding) at the event Saturday, November 4th.The Visual Arts Guild works to provide networking, display opportunities, and venues to local artists. They believe in assisting all artists, whether they are an emerging artist, supporter of the arts or a professional artist.For more information please email the Mountain Home Visual Arts Guild at VisualArts@mharts.org or call the Mountain Home Arts Council office at 208-587-3706. Visit them on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/VisualArtsMH or on Instagram @VisualArtsMH
Mountain Home, ID — The Mountain Home Arts Council is proud to present the timeless style and classic sound of Admiral Radio on Wednesday, November 8, at The Rock Event Center. Doors open at 6:30 pm and the program begins at 7 pm. Tickets are $10.00 for Adults, $8.00 Seniors/Military and $5.00 for Students, available at the door.Admiral Radio was created after the discovery of an old wooden radio, tucked away in the back of a dusty, South Carolina antique shop. Becca Smith and Coty Hoover had been going steady for nearly 5 years before that but felt inspired thereafter to create a sound people could gather 'round to—one that is deeply rooted in a traditional style, but also has the ability to touch the heartstrings of modern-day listeners. With sweeping harmonies often compared to The Everly Brothers, this pair of songbirds are making waves in the Carolina music community as their Johnny-and-June charm continues to turn heads. https://www.admiralradiomusic.com/The Mountain Home Arts Council will also be presenting Admiral Radio at a lunch show earlier in the day at the Mountain Home Senior Center.Mountain Home Arts Council community events and engagement programs are supported in part by grants from the Idaho Commission on the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts, Western States Arts Federation, the Idaho Humanities Council, a state-based partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Whittenberger Foundation, the Mountain Home Air Force Base Officers’ Spouses’ Club, St. Luke’s Foundation, and First Interstate Bank, as well as the generous support of the City of Mountain Home, Hampton Inn/Johnson Brothers Hospitality, Idaho Power, Mountain Home News, El-Wyhee Hi-Lites, Winger’s, and other local business and individual patrons.
OPEN MIC NIGHT!
Beginning January 20, 6 PM
Mountain Home Public Library (790 N 10th E)
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Mountain Home, ID—The Literary Committee of the Mountain Home Arts Council and the Mountain Home Public Library have announced plans to host an open mic every third Friday of the month, beginning January 20. Local singer/songwriter Billy Splash will emcee the programs at the library, 790 N 10th E. Writers, poets, singer/songwriters, comedians, and other performing artists are invited to share their art. Sign-ups will begin at 5:30 pm—first come, first serve—and the program begins at 6 pm. While this is an open event aimed at showcasing local artists and fostering creative expression, we ask that performers keep in mind that the program is meant to be family friendly. Performance time: 5 to 7 minutes. Refreshments will be served and available for purchase.
Upcoming dates include January 20, February 17, March 17, April 21, May 19, June 16, August 18, September 15, October 20, November 17, and December 15.
Mountain Home Arts Council community events and educational outreach programs are supported in part by grants from the Idaho Commission on the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts, Western States Arts Federation, the Idaho Humanities Council, a state-based partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Whittenberger Foundation, the Mountain Home Air Force Base Officers’ Spouses’ Club, St. Luke’s Foundation, and First Interstate Bank, as well as the generous support of the City of Mountain Home, Hampton Inn/Johnson Brothers Hospitality, Idaho Power, Mountain Home News, El-Wyhee Hi-Lites, Winger’s, and other local business and individual patrons.
Local Journal Seeks Original Writing, Visual Art
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The Whistle Pig, a Southwestern Idaho literary journal published annually by the Mountain Home Arts Council, is now accepting writing and art submissions for its fifteenth volume, which will be published in Fall 2023. The journal seeks original short stories, poems, memoir, personal musings, drama, song lyrics, and other short literary pieces; it also features a variety of visual art such as drawings, paintings, and photography.
SPECIAL THEME: Uncertainty—Will it provoke awe, wonder, fear?
DEADLINE: All entries must be submitted by Monday, May 1, 2023. Those selected for publication will receive one complimentary copy.
Email submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject “The Whistle Pig submission.”
Art work may also be submitted to Brenda Raub at the Mountain Home High School.
*Include a cover sheet with a brief biography (approximately 50 words), name, address, email, and phone number.
*Prose: no more than 5,000 words.*Poetry: Three pages or 1,200 words, appropriate spacing. *Font size: 12 pt., Times New Roman.*Include, in the upper-right-hand corner, a header on each page stating title and page number (please no name; submissions are judged anonymously).*All writing must be original and production ready. The editorial committee reserves the right to make small adjustments in the writing such as spelling, punctuation and usage. *Visual Art should be no more than 8 1/2 by 11 inches or in digital format. The work will be published in black and white except on the cover. The selection committee for these works will be members of the Visual Arts Guild.
For more information contact:
Chris DeVoreEditor, The Whistle Pig, a Southwestern Idaho Literary JournalExecutive Director, Mountain Home Arts Councilliteraryarts@mharts.org(208) 587-3706
Community Canvas of MoHo, a public art campaign of the Mountain Home Arts Council created by Brenda Raub, Amber Cobos, and Eric Tautfest, is an outdoor gallery giving visual artists an opportunity to be seen by the public and the public the opportunity to view and admire the talents of our local community. We currently have 160 beautiful murals, spanning 8 blocks of downtown Mountain Home. We start painting the second week of June and have a reveal on the 4th of July. For more information please visit the Community Canvas of MoHo Facebook page or email email@example.com
The Visual Arts Guild provides display venues for area
visual artists and assists with their identified needs.
In addition to Community Canvas, these events
feature the work of our local artists!
Meetings: Second Monday , 7:00 pm @ the MH Public Library
Art at the Inn
A social evening at the Hampton Inn. Mingle with local artists.
Art will be exhibited by the Visual Arts Guild and will be
available for purchase. Out of the Box items support the
scholarship program for graduating seniors. Annually in November.
Spring Art Show
One of the artists’ favorite shows—The Visual Arts Guild
artists display and sell their art for under $100. This event is
held at the MH Public Library in conjunction with the
Friends of the Library book sale. Annually in May.
For more information, visit The Guild’s Facebook page: