Juneau-Douglas City Museum, through September. Celebrating the life and work of Amy Lou Barney (1918-2004(, this exhibit displays photography of this lifelong Alaskan. Works in this exhibit highlights Barney's pioneering role as a woman in the fields of both photography and aviation.
A Northern Adventure: The Art of Fred Machetanz
Alaska State Museum. opens May 6; through September 24. Retrospective chronicling Machetanz' life's work.
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.
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.
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
Jeff Brown's Alaska Board Games
Juneau-Douglas City Museum, May 18-Sept. 19. The third exhibit in the Juneau Collectors series.
(See article below) Juneau Artists Gallery. Also work by the other 24 local artists. Senate Building, 175 S. Franklin St., Suite 111. 9 am- 9 pm, daily.