Art in the Park 2018 – Artist Info Center

Welcome Art in the Park Artists!

Please check this website often, as we will be adding and updating information on a regular basis. All communications from the Art in the Park (AIP) office will occur via email and this webpage. If you have any questions regarding AIP, please check the web page first. If we haven’t answered your questions, please contact the AIP office at 208-345-8330, ext. 14, or email us at

Thank you.
-Heather Lile, Boise Art Museum Art in the Park Coordinator


You will need a temporary access pass to gain entry to the park during the set-up process, which begins on September 6th at 12:00 P.M. (noon) and ends at 7:00 p.m. To download a PDF of the pass, please follow the link in the parking information e-mail sent to artists on August 3rd. Please print this pass and display it on your dashboard in order to gain access into the park.

If you have misplaced the e-mail, please contact Heather Lile at or 208.345.8330 x14.


Parking Info Letter 2018 »

Unattended Overnight Parking Permit Application »
No fee. Limited availability: spaces not reserved or guaranteed.
IMPORTANT! Permit must be received by Thursday, August 16.

Overnight Lodging Parking Permit Application »
$25 per night. Overnight lodging in vehicle.
Limited availability: spaces reserved based on order in which permit/payment is received.
IMPORTANT! Permit and fees must be received by Thursday, August 16.


Holiday Inn – Boise Airport
$91 per night, Double Queen–book by 8/15/18
2970 W Elder St, Boise, ID 83705 | website »
Book by phone | (208) 344-7444 and ask for the Art in the Park rate.

LaQuinta Inn and Suites Boise Airport
$91 per night, Double Queen–book by 8/15/18
2613 S. Vista Ave, Boise, ID 83705 | website » B
ook by phone
| (208) 344-7446
and ask for the Art in the Park rate.

SpringHill Suites Boise ParkCenter
$119 per night, Single Queen or King–book by 8/15/18
424 E ParkCenter Blvd, Boise, ID 83706 | 208-342-1044
Book Online »

Residence Inn Boise Downtown/University
$119 (Studio Suite) -$179 (Penthouse Suite) per night–book by 8/15/18

1401 S Lusk Pl, Boise, ID 83706 | 208-344-1200
Book Online »



Mid-January Online artist application process begins. Click on the red button link (at right) to apply.
Monday, March 19
by Midnight MDT
Complete artist applications must be submitted online and include a non-refundable $35 jury fee
Early May Artist notified via e-mail of application status
Friday, June 8 Last day for booth selection and payment
Monday, July 2 Last day for written request for cancellation with 75% booth fee refund
Thursday, September 6 Artist Check-In: Noon – 7:00 p.m.
Artist Set-Up: Noon – 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, September 9 Artist Check-Out and Booth Removal: 5:30 – 9:30 p.m.


Q: When is the Deadline for Application? A: Midnight. (MST), Monday, March 12, 2018. No late applications will be accepted.

Q: When will I find out if I was accepted into the show? A: The jurying takes place at the end of April and announcements are made via e-mail in May.

Q: Can I pay my jury fee with a check? A: The application process is set up to only accept credit and debit cards–Visa, MasterCard or Discover (No American Express). Checks are not accepted. (If this is a problem for you, you might ask a friend with a bank card to make the payment for you.)

Q: If I ’m in the show, when do I get to pick out my booth location? A: We will place the booth map online in May, when application status notifications are e-mailed. At that time you will be able to make choices for preferred booth locations. A concerted effort will be made to place you as close as possible to your requested location, but there are no guarantees.

Q: If I ’m not accepted into the show, can I be placed on a wait list? A: A wait list is developed during the jury process. Vacancies due to cancellations are filled from the wait list. You will be notified if you are on the wait list.

Q: How do I apply to be an artist in next year’s Art in the Park? A: The application process begins in January each year. A link to the online application will be available on this webpage. If you would like to be notified when the application process begins, please send your name and e-mail address to