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Expressive Idaho

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Expressive Idaho

Folk art is found in everyday objects and expressions: it tells us a bit about who we are and where we came from.

In Idaho, the twirling and tapping of of traditional dance is connecting young Latinos and Latinas to each other and their ancestors, the rhythmic and athletic taiko drumming helps war vets heal from battle wounds, and the ability to scribe illustrations into silver and personalize your own firearm may not be around forever.

"Expressive Idaho" features master folk artists and apprentices who make their art right here in the Gem State.

This series is produced in partnership with the Idaho Commission on the Arts’ Folk and Traditional Arts Program, with funding support from Jennifer Dickey and Andy Huang, Dr. Suzanne Allen, MD and the National Endowment for the Arts.