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The Keith and Catherine Stein


Illuminate Perspectives

Transform Perceptions

Spark Imagination

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The Stein Luminary is open during the regular school year every Tuesday through Friday, noon to 5 p.m. Please double check the schedule posted at the bottom of this page to verify our open exhibition times.

Save a date to touch the art:

We are located in the Atrium of the Center for the Visual Arts, Boise State University (1110 S. Capitol Blvd. Boise, Idaho). Paid kiosk parking is available in the Brady Garage.

No food or beverage allowed inside The Luminary.

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Inside the Luminary

The Keith and Catherine Stein Luminary is an all-digital museum space with touch-activated glass walls, 26K-lumen projectors, and 7.1 digital surround sound, producing a range of immersive, interactive and sensory experiences.

The Stein Luminary combines both touch-activated screens and immersive projection. We deliver cutting-edge content focused on visual and performing arts and cultural exhibitions to the Boise State community.

In this video, learn more about the Keith and Catherine Stein Luminary from the students, faculty, and staff that use it. This video is available with captions and a transcript.

Illuminate perspective

Ninety feet of touchscreen allows you to zoom into high-resolution landscapes, paintings, and panoramas around the world.

Transform perception

Immerse yourself in a world of arts, cultures, and sciences at your fingertips through interactive and virtual media.

Spark imagination

Take a trip through the looking glass, discover yourself in new places, and visualize the possibilities.

Luminary Schedule

The Stein Luminary is currently open Tuesday-Friday at 10 a.m. The Luminary closes at 5 p.m. on Tuesday-Wednesday, and Thursday-Friday we close at 4 p.m. Admission is always free and open to the public.

Bonus hours! The Blue Galleries next door to The Stein Luminary will also be open at 10 a.m., Tuesday through Friday, for most of January and February.
Tuesday, Feb. 2710am-5pm"World Museum" - Touch the art!
Wednesday, Feb. 2812-5pm"World Museum" - Touch the art!
Thursday, Feb. 2911am-5pm
"World Museum" - Touch the art!
Friday, March 110am-5pm
"World Museum" - Touch the art!

Tuesday, March 410am-5pm"World Museum" - Touch the art!
Wednesday, March 510am-5pm"World Museum" - Touch the art!