PUBLISHED: 12:20 PM on Wednesday, August 17, 2005
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.


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.

Ella Johnson Bentley

Juneau Artist's Gallery. Senate Building, 175 S. Franklin St., Suite 111. Bead artistry in necklaces, earrings and gemstone brooches. Also work by 24 other local artists. 9 am- 9 pm, daily during August.

The Life and Workof Amy Lou Barney

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. Highlights Barney's pioneering role in the fields of photography and aviation.

Stream Dreams 2005: David W. Riccio

KTOO building, 360 Egan Dr. A mini-retrospective of a series of images related to the theme of "Stream Dreams." The work includes silk painting, etchings, paintings, mixed media and digital prints based on those works. During the month of August.