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TAM COVID–19 ANNOUNCEMENTS

Temporary Closure
Our highest priority at The Art Museum of Eastern Idaho (TAM) is the health and safety of our members, visitors, volunteers and staff. Due to the ever-changing and evolving nature of COVID-19 and in the interest of our community, TAM has temporarily closed until further notice. Please read below for information regarding the postponement or cancellation of museum programming and events.
Regardless of whether our staff are at TAM or working remotely, we are available to respond to your questions or concerns. Please do not hesitate to reach out via email, phone or FB message.
Miyai Abe Griggs executive director
Alexa Stanger education director
Jessica Hull Livesay business manager
Jesse Martin museum coordinator
(p) 208.524.7777
We will continually monitor the COVID-19 situation and update this webpage accordingly. We will also continue to disseminate information via email and social media.
Our decision to close reflects our commitment to the community we serve. We sincerely appreciate your patience and understanding. Thank you for being part of our TAM family and joining us in our efforts to care for our great community.

We look forward to seeing each of you at TAM again soon and wish you and your loved ones health and safety until then!
 
POSTPONED
 
Teater's Knoll: Frank Lloyd Wright Artist Studio Trip  POSTPONED
The Teater’s Knoll Trip scheduled for this Saturday, March 21 has been postponed. We anticipate the new date to be sometime in October 2020.
 
ART CLASSES
All children's art classes that were already in session are postponed until further notice. The Spring break Zoo/Art Camp and all April classes for adults and children have been cancelled. Questions? Please email education director, Alexa Stanger.

Click here for upcoming youth classes
 
2020 – 2021 Exhibit Season POSTPONED
In celebration of the nation's 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage, TAM will be paying homage to women artists during its 2020-2021 exhibit season. Our first exhibition of the new season, Sisters in Retrospect: Gloria Miller Allen and Sherian Miller Lewis features six decades of work from one of eastern Idaho's most celebrated artists and her sister, Sherian, also a lifelong artist, who has made Idaho her home in recent years. An eclectic collection of 2-D and 3-D artwork in a wide array of media and subject matter, this exhibit will delight young and old. Originally scheduled to open April 9 of 2020, this exhibition has been tentatively scheduled to now open in mid-May. The Museum Artist ARTalk has also been postponed.
 
CANCELLED
 
YOUNG AT ART & HIGH SCHOOL CONGRESSIONAL EXHIBITS

We truly hate to disappoint our young, exhibiting artists and their biggest fans, but at this point, we don’t expect to be able to re-open again before March 28. Check out TAM's Facebook page for a featured artist from each school! All artwork will be returned to teachers with the certificates that were not picked up.

We thank all of the talented young artists, schools, teachers and sponsors who made this year's Young at ART so amazing!

For those who helped fill TAM's front wall with delightful creations on Young at Art Family Day on March 7, please rest assured they will be kept safe until you can pick them up.
 
APRIL POETRY SLAM CANCELLED

The April 25th Poetry Slam has been cancelled. The fall slam is scheduled for Saturday, October 24, 2020.