Inner Strength: Portraits of Basque Women

Now open! Celebrate the fortitude and strength of Basque Women in our latest exhibit. A catalog of the exhibit is also available in our Gift Store.

Become a Volunteer

Join the BMCC family by becoming a volunteer today! A special Training and Appreciation event will be held February 28th, 6-8 PM at the Museum. See you there!

Eskerrik Asko Mural Donors

A heartfelt thank you to the many contributors and donors that made the Basque Mural new again!

Boise's Basque Immersion Preschool

A group of parents and educators with pride in the Basque heritage and a desire to see their children, as well as generations to come, learn the Basque language, made that dream a reality.

Explore Our Collections

Explore collections of Basque artifacts representing thousands of years of rich history and culture. The Basque Museum & Cultural Center brings to life the triumphs and struggle of the Basque people with many stories from the U.S. as well as their homeland.

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The Mission of the Basque Museum & Cultural Center is to preserve, promote, and perpetuate Basque history and culture.

Events

Park Explorers Camp

9:00am - 4:00pm

Boise Art Museum, Zoo Boise, and Basque Museum

Register for the Park Explorers Summer Camp through the Boise Art Museum and experience a bit animal wildlife, art, and culture! Ages 7 - 12, must register online through Boise Art Museum

Genealogy Workshop

10:30am - 12:30pm

Basque Museum

How To Research Your Family History in the Basque Country From Home Join us for this FREE Genealogy Workshop hosted by Professional Genealogist Iñaki Odriozola on June 29, from 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. RSVP by emailing kylieb@basquemuseum.eus today!

Basque Pintxos 101 at JUMP Share Studio

6:00pm - 8:30pm

JUMP

Basque Pintxos 101 class will be held at the JUMP Share Studio on May 31 from 6 - 830 PM. Cost: $40 Tickets: https://www.facebook.com/events/1311409819001800/  

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Exhibitions

Cyrus Jacobs/Uberuaga House

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

Inner Strength: Portraits of Basque Women is now open! Join us in celebrating the quiet fortitude of Basque women in the American West.

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Resources

Boiseko Ikastola Preschool

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.

School Programs

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.

Language Classes

The Basque Museum & Cultural Center offers classes in Euskara, the Basque language.

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Collections & Research