Lectures & Readings

The Sun Valley Center for the Arts and The Community Library offer enticing selections of lectures and readings for the community year-round.

The celebrated annual Lecture Series from the SVCA includes presentations and discussions with internationally respected authors, humanists, scientists and journalists. Past presenters have included Sir Salman Rushdie, David Sedaris, Gloria Steinem, Garrison Keillor, E.O. Wilson, and others. 

Dining & Shopping

  • Iconoclast Books & Cafe

    A 4800 square foot beautiful setting to encourage intellectual curiosity. We pride ourselves on being unique and going beyond the bestseller selection. New, used and rare titles, Hemingway and Idaho...

Things To Do

  • Murder Mystery and Mayhem

    nexStage Theatre

    The nexStage Theatre, Sun Valley and Ketchum’s non-profit community theater, situated at 120 South Main Street in downtown Ketchum, is lit up with education programs, cabaret, cutting-edge theater,...

  • Sun Valley Center for the Arts Museum

    Sun Valley Center for the Arts

    Founded in 1971, the Sun Valley Center for the Arts is the oldest arts organization in central Idaho's Wood River Valley. The Center has grown from a few people presenting classes and events to an...

  • By the big fireplace

    The Community Library

    The Community Library, along with its Gold Mine stores and Regional History Museum, is committed to bringing information, ideas and individuals together to enhance the cultural life of the community...

  • The Sun Valley Writers' Conference

    The mission of the Sun Valley Writers’ Conference is to invite readers and writers into a realm of intellectual intimacy. In an annual program, anchored by recognized writers of fiction and...


  • Sun Valley Writers' Conference

    Date: July 17 to July 20
    Time: (All day)

    Save the dates for the Sun Valley Writers' Conference's 21st year! July 17-20, 2015 Tickets will be available for the 2015 conference in late February, but don’t wait to make  your travel and...