An opening reception and best blueberry dish tasting will be held from 5-7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 3, for visual art works and blueberry treats. The juried art show features works from established and emerging artists from the Ketchikan area and beyond working in a variety of media: stained glass, oil, jewelry, textile, wood carving and more. The Juried Art Show is on display from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday through Aug. 31.For information, call 225-2211.
Throughout the month, the Mainstay Gallery will be hosting Joy Ride, an exhibit of young Northwest Coast Native artists who seek to unite tradition with the contemporary world. The participating artists in the show are Stephen Jackson (Tlingit), Donny Varnell (Haida), Sheldon Skillie (Haida/Lakota), and Fred Trout (Tlingit).
The new art exhibit at the Ketchikan Presbyterian Church features "Fishing Season," art featuring fishing boats. Open hours at the exhibit are Sundays at the church, 2711 Second Avenue, or by calling 225-3619 for an appointment during the week.
'Dreamscapes & Flashbacks'
Paintings by r.Clair will be featured from 4-7:30 p.m. Friday, July 6, at the First Friday Art Walk opening reception at The Canvas.
The exhibit runs July 6-27. The Canvas is located at 223 Seward St. in Juneau. For information, call 586-1750 or go online to www.canvasarts.org.
Time to create bra-inspired art for the 2007 Bra-Dazzler. Entry forms are available now at Friends of the Alaska State
Museum Gift Shop, 124 Seward St. and online at www.teamsurvivorak.org. This show will exhibit in October to raise awareness of Team Survivor's cancer support programs. Call 957-0381 for more info.
First City: The Life and Times of Ketchikan
Tongass Historical Museum Summer Exhibit is on display through the summer ending in September. For more information call the museum at 225-5900.
Solo artist exhibition at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum
The Juneau-Douglas City Museum is now accepting applications for solo artist exhibitions for the Fall 2008/Winter 2009 season. Applications can be found at the City Museum or online at www.juneau.org/parkrec/museum. Completed applications must be postmarked by Wednesday, Aug. 15.