PUBLISHED: 11:36 AM on Wednesday, June 8, 2005

Alaska State Museum, opens Sunday. Based on Ketchikan artist Ray Troll's recently published children's book by the same name. May 15 - October 15

Karen Housley

Jewelry art. Juneau Artists Gallery. Also work by the other 24 local artists. Senate Building, 175 S. Franklin St., Suite 111. 9 am- 9 pm, daily.

A Northern Adventure: The Art of Fred Machetanz

Alaska State Museum. opens May 6; through September 24. Retrospective chronicling Machetanz' life's work.

Jeff Brown's Alaska Board Games

Juneau-Douglas City Museum, May 18-Sept. 19. The third exhibit in the Juneau Collectors series.

Pleasures & Perils: Juneau Steamships and Shipwrecks

Juneau-Douglas City Museum, through Dec. 31. Steamships and shipwrecks have a prominent place in Juneau area history. This exhibit explores the heyday of steamship travel on Alaska's Inside Passage, including the rise of tourism and n aviational aids as well as the perils of shipwrecks.

Montana Creek Fish Trap

Juneau-Douglas City Museum, permanent exhibit. In 1991, archaeologists excavated a basketry-style fish trap in Montana Creek, which by radiocarbon dating was found to be 500-700 years old. Basketry fish traps are rarely found, and surprisingly little local archaeological material can be seen on exhibit in Juneau.

The Life and Work of Amy Lou Barney

Juneau-Douglas City Museum, through September. Celebrating the life and work of Amy Lou Barney (1918-2004(, this exhibit displays photography from the permanent collection of this special, lifelong Alaskan resident. Works in this exhibit highlights Barney's pioneering role as a woman in the fields of both photography and aviation.