Story last updated at 9/25/2013 - 1:36 pm
The Alaska State Museum in Juneau will open its doors free of charge on Sept. 28 as part of Smithsonian magazine's ninth annual Museum Day Live. A special ticket is required; it is available to download at http://www.Smithsonian.com/museumday. One ticket is permitted per household, per email address.
Three temporary solo exhibits are on display at the museum: Kay Field Parker's Ravenstail weaving exhibit Playing with Lightning; Tommy Joseph's exhibit of Tlingit armor Rainforest Warriors; and Nicholas Galanin's exhibit of prints, monotypes, photographs and videos entitled The State of Being, Displaced. Also on display is a temporary exhibit of works by artists from The Canvas at R.E.A.C.H. entitled Bird in the Tree, Fish in the Water, Vase by the Wall. All these exhibits will be on display through Oct. 12. Winter hours at the museum are 10 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday. See http://www.museums.alaska.gov.