The Mission of the Basque Museum & Cultural Center is to preserve, promote, and perpetuate Basque history and culture.
Biotzetik Basque Choir presents its annual fundraising dinner, Kantari Afaria, on Saturday, March 7, 2020 at the Basque Center. The evening begins at 6 p.m. with no-host cocktails. Dinner, prepared by Chef Jesus Alcelay, will be served at 7 p.m. The evening includes a short performance by the choir and features both live and silent auctions. Tickets for the event are $40 each. Seating is limited! For more information or to purchase tickets please contact the choir at firstname.lastname@example.org or talk to any choir member! Thank you for your support.
For this month's 2nd Thursday Educational Presentation, join cultural anthropologist Nikki Gorrell from the College of Western Idaho on March 12th at 6 pm for a presentation on the fascinating mythology, folklore, funerary traditions, and symbolism of the Basque Country. The Museum is proud to offer this event to the public, free of charge.
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.
Inner Strength: Portraits of Basque Women is now open! Join us in celebrating the quiet fortitude of Basque women in the American West.
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.