Current Exhibits

Welcome to the Basque Museum and Cultural Center. Here you will find information regarding current exhibits, as well as past and future exhibits.

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. Jose and Hermenegilda Uberuaga had three...
An Enduring Culture is a brief overview of the history of the Basques of yesterday and today.  It includes many modern and historic photographs and artifacts to highlight key aspects of the culture.
The Basque Sheepherder focuses on the job that so many Basques came to be known for in the American West.  Peek inside a sheepwagon, where many Basques spent several months at a time living while they were in the hills herding sheep.  Step inside of a full size sheepherder's tent and...
This exhibit explores Basque boarding houses in the United States. To celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the Cyrus Jacobs/Uberuaga House, this gallery also focuses on early history of this house, during the Jacobs era in the mid to late 19th century.    
The Basque Fronton looks at the fronton courts located across the United States.   To celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Anduiza Fronton at 619 Grove Street in Boise, part of this gallery is dedicated to this particular fronton.