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Arts & Culture, Summer

2019 Sun Valley Summer Events

Summers in Sun Valley, Idaho are full of events. We have your full list of 2019 summer events from music and festivals to arts & culture and outdoor races. 

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Arts & Culture

A Room With A View

From local artists to recognizable 20th century masters, the accommodations in Sun Valley, Idaho have original artwork hanging in their lobbies, rooms and unexpected places. Ranging from luxurious to quaint and modern to down home, here are a few highlights that offer inspirational views inside.

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Arts & Culture, Summer

2018 Summer Concert Playlist

Take the confusion out of the 2018 Sun Valley summer concert line-up with our playlist of the musicians coming to town! 

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Arts & Culture

The Independent Spirit of The Community Library

The Community Library in Ketchum, Idaho delivers an incredible experience for such a mountain small town. Dig in to what makes this place so unique.

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Arts & Culture

Ketchum, Idaho’s Modern Art Scene

If you look beyond the iconic depictions of the natural beauty found surrounding Sun Valley, Idaho you’ll find a relatively undiscovered yet robust art scene with especially when it comes to modern and contemporary purveyors. With 12+ galleries located in Ketchum alone, there’s sure to be something for nearly everyone. 

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Arts & Culture

Immerse Yourself: Sun Valley’s Artist-in-Residence Scene

A sunrise over the Sawtooth Mountain range, sunsets on Silver Creek, wild rivers and even wilder horses, are all here in the Sun Valley area to inspire and entice artists to Idaho. It’s a place where artists can truly immerse themselves in a one of a kind place. The local artist in residence programs offer incredible opportunities to experience and explore a place intimately, where they can live and create on sight in an awe inspiring venue. 

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Arts & Culture

Cowboy Up: Sun Valley’s Western Heritage

From a colorful history to a vivacious present, you won’t regret seeking out Sun Valley, Idaho’s western roots.

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Arts & Culture, Fall

A Look Through the Lens: The Trailing of the Sheep Festival

Conservationist, writer and National Geographic Explorerer photographer, Becca Skinner packed her camera bag and ventured from her home in Montana down to Sun Valley, Idaho. Her mission, to experience and capture the truly unique, Trailing of the Sheep Festival

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Arts & Culture, Fall, Spring, Summer

The Streets of Sun Valley: An Unexpected Gallery of Art

Skiing, sunshine, cowboys and art – yes, art. While Sun Valley, Idaho is a well-known playground for athletes and outdoor enthusiasts, it also provides a canvas for budding and renown artists to share creative inspiration and showcase their projects. Unique to Sun Valley, these masterpieces aren’t all kept inside or in galleries. From painted power boxes to bronze statues that line Fourth Street, here’s a guide to seeing the passionate projects of local and world-recognized artists – for free. Craters of the Moon Art Commissioned by the Sun Valley Center for the Arts in conjunction with the City of Ketchum, two sculptures were created as part of the Craters of the Moon National Park Service Centennial and now live permanently in Sun Valley: Spur and Homage to the Limber Pine John Grade is an internationally renowned sculptor. His creation, Spur, which finds its home along the Wood River Valley bike path, was inspired by the unique geology found in Craters of the Moon. The life-size sculpture is made from Alaskan cedar and was modeled after a digital scan of a lava tube. Visitors can walk through the art piece, simulating the experience of exploring caves within the Craters of the …

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Arts & Culture, Biking, Fly Fishing, Hiking, Summer

5 Reasons Why Sun Valley Summers Shine

With the mountains in full bloom, a bevy of outdoor pursuits, and a seemingly endless array of festivals and special events, they make it their mission to ensure each weekend is more epic than the last. With plenty of room in the suitcase without the bulky boots and winter gear, get ready for playtime because there is no off-season in Sun Valley’s mountainous backyard.