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Boise, ID, 83707

(208) 901-8834

Swell Artist Collective is an open studio and Art Gallery located in Boise, Idaho’s historic downtown, on the lower level of the Old Mercantile Building in The BoDo District.

By combining individual artistic practices and ideas into a common space, their mission revolves around creating a vibrant studio and gallery environment that is open to the public and intent on helping bolster the community's rapidly-growing arts culture. Swell will be host to both First Thursday and independently organized artistic events while maintaining hours of operation during which people can visit.


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  • Old Idaho Penitentiary 2445 Old Penitentiary Road Boise, ID, 83712 United States (map)

Swell Artist Collective and the Old Idaho Penitentiary have partnered up for the third year in a row to present 32 Cells! This art show will feature 32 works of art by local artists inspired by the origin stories of Old Idaho Penitentiary inmates and guards. Artwork will hang on prison cell doors for viewing. All pieces will be available for purchase. Event features: self-guided tours, live music, and beer, wine and food will be available for purchase. Join us Friday, August 17 from 6pm to 10pm (last admission 9pm). Tickets are $8 each for ages 13+. Pre-purchase online at a special 2 for $14 price! Due to the graphic nature and subject matter of this show, it is recommended for ages 13+ only.

Earlier Event: June 23
Art Crawl 2018
Later Event: October 4
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