Civic Center Exhibitions


The Nampa Arts Collective (NAC) announces a collaboration with the Nampa Civic Center.

The NAC is providing visual art at the Civic Center, producing exhibitions of local artists’ work with new installations every quarter.



Winter Exhibition, Jan-March 2018

This quarter the NAC will feature two exhibitions:
Together in the Dark/Nampa and Black, White, and Gray

Opening Reception: Friday, January 18, 2017 from 7:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Location: Nampa Civic Center, 311 3rd St S Nampa, ID 83651
Show Dates: January 9 through March 26, 2018

• Together in the Dark/Nampa: Featuring eclipse-themed artworks by 9 artists, this show highlights the three winners of awards for the Together in the Dark online exhibition.

Together in the Dark exhibiting artists:

·       Pat & Karen Miller, first place

·       Betty Mallorca, second place

·       Jessica Tookey, third place

·       Leslie Jay Bosch

·       Theresa Burkes

·       Carolyn Greener

·       Erika McGinnis

·       Deb Pence

·       Angela Stout

• Black, White, and GrayBlack and white is the theme for this season of chilly, short days and long cold nights. 

The exhibiting artists for Black, White, and Gray will be announced before Christmas


Everything Changes: NAC’s Autumn Show
October 4, 2017 – January 8, 2018

Please join us for the opening reception for “Everything Changes,” the newest quarterly exhibition by the Nampa Art Collective, at the Nampa Civic Center. Our featured artist, Angela Kathleen Stout, is exhibiting an entire wall of stunning mixed media works.

Other member artists in this show are Tom Bicak, Leslie Jay Bosch, Carolyn Eardley, Carolyn Greener, Betty Mallorca, Lawrence Manning, Serenity Studio, and Tina Pittman.

Rag Tag Swing will perform live music during the reception. Refreshments will be available at the new Civic Center concession stand. “Everything Changes” is on view until January 8, 2018.

Click HERE to meet James Brown, the director of the Nampa Civic Center. The NAC is so glad to hang our art at this great venue!


HEAT: NAC’s Summer Show
June 30 – September 26, 2017

Opening Reception: Friday June 30, 7:00-9:30 p.m.


The Artist’s Muse: What Inspires You?
April – June, 2017

Opening Reception: Monday April 3, 6:00-9:00 p.m.


Introducing: the Nampa Art Collective
Feb – March, 2017

The first exhibit was hung on February 1, 2017, and ran through March 28, 2017. Titled Introducing: the Nampa Art Collective, this show is a lively, diverse sampling of the work of 18 of member artists:

Tom Bicak
Leslie Jay Bosch
Stephan Bosch
Lisa Bower
Jason Darrah
Carolyn Eardley
Carolyn Greener
Shawn Hubbs
Betty Mallorca
Lawrence Manning
Chris McNaught
Londa Paul
Tony Rios
Jeremy Rydalch
Audrey Swift-Miller
Patricia Thorpe
Jessica Tookey
Nathan Veibell

The Opening Reception will be held at the Civic Center on Wednesday, February 8, 2017, from 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. Many of the exhibiting artists will be in attendance. Come meet them and have them tell you about their work!

Introducing: The Nampa Art Collective at the Nampa Civic Center