Alaskan artists are invited to submit work inspired by Alaskan migratory birds for the Alaska Hummingbird Festival 2006. Cash prizes given for Best of Show, first place and honorable mention in both the adult and juvenile (17 & under) divisions. Submissions are due Saturday, April 1 by 5pm to the Ketchikan Visitor's Bureau, 131 Front Street, Ketchikan, AK 99901. For questions or registration information contact Leslie Swada at (907)228-6247 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
"Musings: the Soul of Landscape" will be open for display April 7, by local artist James Mix. Refreshments and mingling from 5-7 p.m. at the Mainstay Gallery, 716 Totem Way in Ketchikan. The exhibit continues through April 28.
Boom Town: Ketchikan in the 1950s
The historical exhibit is on display at the Tongass Historical Museum through April 16. Exhibit features photographs by Paulu Saari taken in Ketchikan throughout the 1950s. Open Wed-Fri 1-5pm, Sat 10am-4pm, and Sunday 1-4pm. Call 225-5900 for more information.