PUBLISHED: 1:23 PM on Wednesday, October 5, 2005
Les Howard

Turns local wood into finely crafted objects of functional art. Featured artist of the First Friday for October at Juneau Artists' Gallery. Fall hours for October are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday.

Jane Terzis and Lisa Gray

Alaska State Museum. The artists inaugurate the State Museum's fall and winter exhibition schedule with individual solo shows of their work opening Friday, Oct. 7.


Based on Ketchikan artist Ray Troll's recently published children's book by the same name. Alaska State Museum. The museum will have free evening hours on Friday, Oct. 14, from 4 to 8 p.m. for a "Sharkabet" book signing. A presentation on sharks by "Ratfish" Ray will begin at 6 p.m.

Shark-Inspired Youth Art Activities

Alaska State Museum, Saturday, Oct. 15.

A drawing workshop for students in grades K - 2 with guest artist Kathy Hocker, 10 a.m. to noon. Shark researcher Cindy Tribuzio will perform a dissection of a spiney dogfish, noon to 1 p.m. Drawing session with Ray Troll, for students in grades 3 - 8, 1 to 3 p.m.

Pre-registration is required for the activities. Call the museum at 465-2901 for information.

Pleasures & Perils: Juneau Steamships and Shipwrecks

Juneau-Douglas City Museum, through Dec. 31. This exhibit explores the heyday of steamship travel on Alaska's Inside Passage, including the rise of tourism and navigational aids as well as the perils of shipwrecks.