web-posted Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Last spring a group of 10 artists from East Coast cities including New York, Philadelphia and Providence traveled to the community of Gustavus to work with Alaskan artists and business owners for a project called "Immersive Exchange Initiative I: Gustavus." Former Juneau artist Sarah Conarro paired the visiting artists with local residents in projects ranging from video filming and wildlife recording to recipe development and songwriting.
web-posted Wednesday, July 22, 2015
The Juneau Arts & Humanities Council has announced the selection of the recipients for the Eighth Annual Mayor’s Awards for the Arts, to be presented at the JAHC Season ‘42 Kick-off party on Friday, Aug. 21, from 5:30–7 p.m. at the JACC.
web-posted Wednesday, July 8, 2015
Events & Presentations
web-posted Wednesday, July 8, 2015
The final public stage of an art project launched last spring called "Immersive Exchange Initiative I: Gustavus" will be presented this weekend in Gustavus, hosted by project organizer Sarah Conarro. Through the project, funded in part by a Community Arts Development grant from the Alaska State Council on the Arts, Conarro brought artists from East Coast cities including New York, Philadelphia and Providence to the community of Gustavus last year to work with Alaskan artists in various media. Saturday, those artists will share the results of those interactions and collaborations through presentations and exhibits at the Gustavus Library from 3-5 p.m.
web-posted Wednesday, July 1, 2015
JUNEAU and DOUGLAS
web-posted Wednesday, June 17, 2015
The Salmon Project recently announced the winners of its annual Salmon Haiku Contest, a statewide competition that encourages participants to express their enthusiasm for and understanding of salmon habitat in Alaska. Three adult poets and three student poets were selected to win prizes in the contest, which ran May 1 - 15.
web-posted Wednesday, June 3, 2015
web-posted Wednesday, May 27, 2015
The Juneau Arts & Humanities Council has announced the 26 accepted submissions to the 2015 JAHC Juried Art Show.
web-posted Wednesday, May 20, 2015
web-posted Wednesday, April 29, 2015
web-posted Wednesday, April 22, 2015
“From the moment I first saw her work, I was impressed by her lively, colorful figures and her obvious appreciation for the everyday scenes of life in Alaska.
web-posted Wednesday, April 15, 2015
The Mendenhall Flying Lions Club will be participating in the Gustavus Community Health Fair at the Gustavus School on Saturday, April 18, from 8 a.m. to 12:00 noon, providing free vision screening to children age six months to 25. This vision screening is designed to improve the chances of detecting early eye problems. The community is encouraged to bring their children to the health fair for this free screening.
- Ketchikan museum plans photography exhibit based on recreation of historic photos
- Perseverance Theatre's STAR performances run July 24-Aug. 1
- Recent Rasmuson grants include award for Yakutat Tlingit Tribe's totem
- Well-child exams help keep kids' health on track
- JLO presents Mid-Summer Vocal Workshop and concert
- SHI to sponsor annual Latseen Hoop Camp
- Dee Longenbaugh wins "Contributions to Literacy" award
- 47th Annual Southeast Alaska State Fair, July 30-Aug. 2
- Kindred Post to host Tiny Post Office Concert featuring Jazz Vocalists
- Writer' Weir: Sometimes I Catch Her Paused
- Juneau Arts & Humanities Council announces 2015 Wearable Art theme
- Finding myself in a book
- Teaching formline
- Jazz & Classics' Summer String Workshop runs Aug. 12-14
- 40 Years of Ketchikan's Blueberry Arts Festival
- 21st annual Kake Dog Salmon Festival, Aug. 1
- Art in unusual places
- Shipyard to raise totem pole
- Meals with Midgi: Not my mama’s steak and gravy
- 10th annual HomeSkillet Festival, July 30-Aug. 1