PUBLISHED: 4:40 PM on Wednesday, September 12, 2007
First City: The Life and Times of Ketchikan

The Tongass Historical Museum summer exhibit will be on display through Sunday, Sept. 30. For more information call the museum at 225-5900.

SParks of Inspiration

Celebrate Alaska State Parks in Ketchikan. This juried art show will take place at the Mainstay Gallery from Oct. 5-26, and is free for Arts Council members and students, or $25 for non-members. Works submitted for this exhibit must be inspired by the Alaska State Parks of Ketchikan. Visit for more information, including guidelines. Deadline to submit Friday, Sept. 28, by 5 p.m. at the Arts Council. First Place Prize is $75 cash, and Second Place Prizes are by category and in the amount of $50 each. Call 225-2211 for more info.

First Ever Art to Wear Fashion Show: From Tip to Toe

Curators Jean Bartos and Jackie Keizer invite designers creating art to wear in any media to submit an application for participation. Art to wear entries may include garments, jewelry and accessories such as hats, scarves, shoes, belts, handbags, or other imaginative accents. Completed entry forms must be received at the Mainstay Gallery Friday March 14, 2008 by 5 p.m. The Fashion Show will take place at the Plaza Mall from 6-8 p.m., Saturday, April 26. Works from the Fashion Show will also be displayed at the Mainstay Gallery for the May exhibit. An opening reception will be held at the gallery from 5-8 p.m., Friday, May 2. More information to be posted soon at

Vicious Fishes of The Amazon

Ray Troll's work is on display at the Mainstay Gallery through Sept. 28. This event is free and open to the public. Call the Arts Council at 225-2211 for more information.

Frederica De Laguna Photograph Collection

The photograph collection of anthropologist Frederica De Laguna, documenting her research in Alaska between 1930 and 1978, is coming to its permanent home at the Historical Collections of the Alaska State Library. The library is located on the Eighth Floor of the State Office Building in downtown Juneau. For more information contact, Gladi Kulp at 465-2926 or Jim Simard at 465-2924.