2020 Virtual Event
October 22nd -28th
Boise, ID – We Art Women will be returning with a few changes to this year’s event. Our goal is to support the Women’s and Children’s alliance as well as support our amazing local artists. We intend to carry on that tradition for years to come. The 2020 Event will take place virtually. We invite all of Treasure Valley to join us in the celebration!
“The work the WCA does helping women doesn’t stop. In this time of uncertainty, we can’t stop either. Rocci Johnson has again brought together an incredible lineup of musicians, and our visual artists have offered an arsenal of exceptional artwork to exhibit, bid on, and purchase for this year’s event to support our local community. Our proceeds this year will be allocated for Children's Services -shelter, counseling, licensed secure childcare at the WCA shelter campus.
” - Lauren Kistner
Being isolated with an abusive family member is part of the reason calls to the WCA’s Domestic Abuse
and Sexual Assault hotlines have increased significantly, more than doubling from last year. In April 2020, calls to our hotline increased 194% compared to April 2020. The high volume of calls has remained extremely high since mid-March.
During the COVID-19 health crisis, the WCA continues to offer an array of programs including
individual counseling, case management, and support groups. These services are provided on a mostly
virtual basis at the present time. We do not charge for any of our services. We have been facilitating civil domestic violence and stalking protection order applications and video hearings at our crisis center during the closure of the Ada County Courthouse. Our doors have remained open, with no interruption of critical services.
Home is not a safe place for everyone especially during this health crisis when vulnerable women, children and men are in unsafe domestic situations and may have more limited access to outside services. We try to get our message out as often as we can: You are not alone. We are
Don’t miss the Virtual concert starting at 6:30 pm on the 25th, where we will feature entertainment from a selection of musicians brought together by Rocci Johnson - Cherie Buckner-Webb, Leta Neustaedter, Kathy Miller, Margaret Stigers, Amy Rose, Rebecca Scott & Deb Sager, Rochelle Smith & Jenn Snyder, Catherine Merrick & AKA Belle, Lindsey Hunt with Steve Fulton, Emily Stanton, Gretch N Rogers, and The Rocci Johnson Band. Enjoy Guest Appearances by Boise Mayor Lauren McLean, Boise Police Chief Ryan Lee, Nathan & Rebecca Fast – Fast in the Mornings, Deb Courson & Ken Bass, The River Mornings, Keke Luv - Mix 106, & Many More - TBA.
The 2020 We Art Women: A Virtual Benefit Auction & Concert for the WCA will open October 22nd and end at 9 pm on the 28th. There will be 6 days to bid on the items – including original art from Zella Bardsley, a basket of awesome from the Flying M, a framed Ruth Bader Ginsburg print by Laurel Macdonald, as well as one fabulous Fendi Luxury Boutique Bag! Bidding starts at 5 and ends at 9 each day. Preview many of the items at www.WeArtWomen.com starting on the 25th of September.