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“Seeing Faces” Juneau-Douglas City Museum 114 W. 4th St. 4:30-7 p.m. The Juneau Douglas City Museum will host a solo artist reception for Tsimshian carver Abel Ryan. For 30 years Ryan has been a practicing Northwest Coast artist working in wood and silver carving. Ryan’s exhibit “Seeing Faces,” will focus on faces, mainly masks, both old and new. His artwork will be for sale at the Museum. This event is free.
First Friday, Jan. 5 010318 AE 1 Capital City Weekly “Seeing Faces” Juneau-Douglas City Museum 114 W. 4th St. 4:30-7 p.m. The Juneau Douglas City Museum will host a solo artist reception for Tsimshian carver Abel Ryan. For 30 years Ryan has been a practicing Northwest Coast artist working in wood and silver carving. Ryan’s exhibit “Seeing Faces,” will focus on faces, mainly masks, both old and new. His artwork will be for sale at the Museum. This event is free.

This signed print from artist Glenn Ojard is one of 20 that will be given away at Harbor Tea & Spice Company in January's First Friday. Courtesy image.

Wednesday, January 03, 2018

Story last updated at 1/3/2018 - 6:55 pm

First Friday, Jan. 5

“Seeing Faces”

Juneau-Douglas City Museum

114 W. 4th St.

4:30-7 p.m.

The Juneau Douglas City Museum will host a solo artist reception for Tsimshian carver Abel Ryan. For 30 years Ryan has been a practicing Northwest Coast artist working in wood and silver carving. Ryan’s exhibit “Seeing Faces,” will focus on faces, mainly masks, both old and new. His artwork will be for sale at the Museum. This event is free.

Artist Search

Juneau Artists Gallery

4:30-7 p.m.

175 South Franklin

The Juneau Artists Gallery is looking for new co-op members. Meet some of the gallery’s artists and find out about joining the Juneau Artists Gallery as a member artist. Information and applications will be on hand.

Annie’s Attic Sale

Annie Kaill’s

244 Front St.

4:30-7 p.m.

To make room for more inventory, Annie Kaill’s will be holding its annual January sale. There’ll be discounts on just about anything remaining (except originals and consignment), as well as deals on leftover Christmas merchandise and any discontinued or scratch-and-dents saved throughout the year. The sale will begin on First Friday, Jan. 5 and continue throughout the weekend.

Trish Turner Custard: “Cast-off: A Photo Story”

Barnaby Brewing Company

206 N. Franklin St.

4:30-7:30 p.m.

Trish Turner Custard’s show “Cast-off: A Photo Story” will be displayed at the brewery this month. This light-hearted and unique show features an abandoned chair that was left at Eagle beach in April 2017. Custard has taken the chair to various locations around Juneau and photographed it. Each photo will be paired with a quote or poem for this show. BBC will have a limited release brew to kick off this show.

Much Ado About Oil & Artist Glenn Ojard

Harbor Tea & Spice

175 S. Franklin St., suite 105

4:30 p.m.

The first 20 people through Harbor Tea & Spice’s door get a free signed and numbered print from Glenn Ojard. We will also have samples out of the infused olive oils and balsamic vinegars. Get a dipping bowl half off with the purchase of an infused oil or vinegar.

“Welcome to the Eldraje Forest”

Alaska Robotics Gallery

220 Front St.

4:30-7 p.m.

Come meet the inhabitants of the Eldraje Forest — lumbering dinosaur bears, mysterious anthropomorphic corvids and nimble blacktail archers. You can roll dice to create your own character and earn experience throughout the year by adventuring with them at the Alaska Robotics Gallery. Throughout the year, your character can win you prizes like books, games and gift certificates. Some stores have customer rewards cards — Alaska Robotics created a fantasy game, and it begins this First Friday.

First Friday Free Yoga with Lindsey Bloom

Rainforest Yoga

174 S. Franklin St. suite 202B

5:15-6:15 p.m.

Have a yoga tune up with Roll Model Therapy Balls, a soft-tissue conditioning tool that can be used along with personal training, stretch, Pilates, wellness coaching, yoga, massage therapy, clinical or mental health settings, children or special populations. These on–the–go balls improve body coordination, reduce pain and improve movement.

Music: Marian Call and Laura Zahasky

Rainy Retreat Books

113 Seward St.

5:30-7 p.m.

Come to Rainy Retreat Books for a musical First Friday performance by Marian Call and Laura Zahasky. Local artist CDs will be for sale.

“Symbiosis”

Juneau Arts and Culture Center

350 Whittier St

4:30-7 p.m.

"Symbiosis" centers on the photographs of Mark Hieronymus, a Southeast Alaska fishing guide, and is curated by Rachael Juzeler. Each artist was tasked with creating a work of art inspired by a photo that called to the individual. The results are translations of artists working in a variety of media including mixed media, painting, drawing, textile work, glass, jewelers, a writer, and a fly tying artist.

Participating artists include: Julie Crabtree, Katie Craney, Sean Fansler, Trevor Gong, Melissa Griffiths, Mark Hieronymus, Rachael Juzeler, Kevin Maier, Lauralye Miko, Jenna O’Fontenella, Heather Ridgway, Rob Roys, Christine Schmale, Melina Shields, and Leah Sturgis.

Exhibit up through January, sponsored by Juneau Real Estate.

“Trees. Trees. Lots of Trees.”

Coppa

917 Glacier Ave.

4– 6 p.m.

Coppa will feature painter Jim Fowler's new works in" Trees. Trees. Lots of Trees" through the month of January.

Exhibit up through January.

 

“A story in every bag: upcycled one-of-a-kind designs.”

Shoefly

109 Seward St.

4:30-7 p.m.

Every Three Peaks Design bag is made from recycled, second-hand or donated clothing. One pair of pants at a time, these bags help keep clothes out of Alaskan landfills by finding them a new, beautiful purpose. One-of-a-kind bags, no Three Peaks Design piece is the same. After all, one pair of pants only goes so far - and there are many! First Friday only.