The Mission of the Basque Museum & Cultural Center is to preserve, promote, and perpetuate Basque history and culture.
Join us, Saturday April 6 at 6pm for our Annual Benefit Dinner & Auction at the Basque Center. Your attendance and support will benefit the Basque Museum & Boiseko Ikastola.
Join us for the educational talk co-sponsored by BSU Basque Studies and the Basque Museum & Cultural Center.
Join us for the 2019 Korrika Fun Run promoting the Basque Language, Euskara.
We are thrilled to present "Dantza", by Txintxua Films, showing on May 2, 2019. GREAT NEWS! DANTZA is so popular, we sold out of one theater so we are releasing 90 more tickets to a 7:40pm showing on the same day - May 2.
Visit our newest exhibit, Making Mortzilla, and listen to the sausage makers talk about this long held culinary tradition. The exhibit also includes large photographs of the Mortzilla making process. Making Mortzilla is open during our regular hours, Wednesday through Saturday, and will run until March 30, 2019. Visit today!
Estereoskopiko features stereoscopic photographs taken a century ago by photographer, Jesús de Echebarria. With the use of 3D glasses the landscapes of the Basque Country in the early 1900s comes to life. Stop in to see this exhibit, it will close in April 2019.
This special exhibit honors the service of over 700 Basques who served for European countries and the US in various conflicts over the past 150 years. Abertzaleak opened November 2017 and will close in April 2019.
The Jacobs family home began being used as a Basque boardinghouse in 1910 and functioned in that capacity until 1969. First rented by the Galdos, Bicandi, and Uberuaga families, it was finally purchased by the Uberuagas in 1928 for the sum of $2,000.
Boiseko Ikastola features a unique curriculum that focuses on language acquisition and the development of reading, writing and math skills. Designed for both Basque and non-Basque children, all classes are taught in the Basque language, which the young students learn easily.
In June of 2005, the Department of Education conducted an education mission to the Basque Country. The purpose of the mission was to acquaint the delegation of Idaho teachers with the culture and history of the Basque Country and to reinforce the linkages that continue to connect families and communities in the Basque Country to the State of Idaho.
The Basque Museum & Cultural Center offers classes in Euskara, the Basque language.