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Highlights of this month's art walk include a birthday party for Annie Kaill's featuring a visit by Kaill herself, artwork and dancing at the Soboleff Center, and a furniture and art show by Toby Harbanuk at the JAHC Gallery.
July First Friday Art Walk 070115 AE 1 CCW staff report Highlights of this month's art walk include a birthday party for Annie Kaill's featuring a visit by Kaill herself, artwork and dancing at the Soboleff Center, and a furniture and art show by Toby Harbanuk at the JAHC Gallery.

By Mary Ann James

"Flower, Flower, Pretty Flower,"


By Magil Pratt

"Oranges on forks"

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Wednesday, July 01, 2015

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July First Friday Art Walk

Highlights of this month's art walk include a birthday party for Annie Kaill's featuring a visit by Kaill herself, artwork and dancing at the Soboleff Center, and a furniture and art show by Toby Harbanuk at the JAHC Gallery.

40th anniversary party

Annie Kaill's

244 Front St.

Reception: 4-6 p.m.

Annie Kaill's will celebrate 40 years in downtown Juneau with an anniversary party featuring artists current and past, along with store founder Annie Kaill.

Later this month, Kaill's will host a jewelry trunk show with former Juneau resident Leah Sturgis. This event will be held on Final Friday, July 24, and continue through the weekend of July 25-26.

Artists Doug Chilton, Selena Beirley and Marcus Gho, and dance group Yees Ku Oo

Walter Soboleff Building

Front and Seward Streets

Reception: 4:30-8 p.m.

Sealaska Heritage Institute and the Sealaska Heritage Store will have featured artists Doug Chilton, Selena Beirley and Marcus Gho at the Walter Soboleff Building for First Friday, and the dance group Yees Ku Oo will perform in Shuká Hít (the clan house). The institute is offering free admission to the exhibit, "Enter the World of the Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian Peoples," and Shuká Hít from 4:30-8 p.m. SHI also will be doing drawings to give away limited-edition t-shirts from the grand opening of the building.

"Show of Forks," recent work by Magil Pratt

Silverbow Inn

120 2nd St.

Reception: 4:30-7:30 p.m.

This show of recent work by Magil Pratt will be hanging for the months of June and July at the Silverbow. It is a series of oil paintings on the theme of forks. These whimsical paintings feature fruit or bagels on forks in landscape situations.

Furniture and photography by Toby Harbanuk

JAHC Gallery

Juneau Arts & Culture Center

Reception: 4:30-7 p.m.

In this exhibition, Toby Harbanuk will present a collection of Alaskan furniture and artwork, which have been altered with durable print coatings of his photography.

"Painting My Own" by Mary Ann James

The Canvas Community Art Studio & Gallery

223 Seward St.

Reception: Thursday, 4:30-7 p.m.

"Painting My Own", a solo exhibit by local artist Mary Ann James, features a wide range of imagery - from flowers to trains to the local carnival -- offering the viewer a glimpse into the artists' life and interests. Please note that the opening reception will be held Thursday, July 2, 4:30-7 p.m. The exhibit will be on display for the month of July

Metal artist Greg Roth

Juneau Artists Gallery

175 S. Franklin St.

Reception: 4:30-8 p.m.

Metal artist Greg Roth, the gallery's newest jewelry artist, creates upcycled creations made with brass, copper, silver, gold and niobium. Popular pieces include bullet earrings made from used bullet casings adorned with Swarovski crystal. Bullet casings are also used to make rings, bottle openers and decorative items. For more, visit http://www.juneauartistsgallery.net