In this December 2015 photo, Juneau residents view artwork and listen to music at The Canvas during Gallery Walk. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

In this December 2015 photo, Juneau residents view artwork and listen to music at The Canvas during Gallery Walk. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Canvas celebrates 10 years on First Friday

Christianne Carrillo’s “Socialpath”

Juneau Arts &Culture Center

350 Whittier St.

4:30-7 p.m.

“Socialpath” explores themes of social misrepresentation through online and social media platforms. Through this new body of work, Carrillo seeks to challenge the way we perceive and accept social norms in our current age of technology. This exhibit presents satire about society and sociopaths using facts and personal experiences.

The Canvas celebrates 10 years

The Canvas

223 Seward St.

4:30 – 7 p.m.

To celebrate 10 years of the Canvas, the commmunity art studio and gallery being open, there’ll be a special show for First Friday, “Retrospective.” Artists who have had their work displayed at the Canvas in the past and are still active in the Juneau art scene will display their work.

Book release: “Meow Cats United”

Alaska Robotics Gallery

220 Front St.

4:30-7 p.m.

Come to the Alaska Robotics Gallery for Claire Scott’s book release party. She started “Meow Cats United” when she was only 12 and it’s turned into an solid 198 pages with artwork and a story about vigilantes who have sworn an oath to serve the greater good.

Horse Island Trader: Felted Art extravaganza


109 Seward St.

4-7 p.m.

Horse Island Trader will sell felt items.

Featured: Tristan Berkey Designs

Downtown Dames

117 Seward St.

4-7 p.m.

Tristan Berkey will be showcasing her hand-made leather, sea glass and metal work jewelry. Light appetizers and libations will be provided for the evening.

Featured: Willow + Luna

Barnaby Brewing Company

206 N. Franklin St.

4:30-7:30 p.m.

Erin of Willow + Luna will be the featured artist for March at Barnaby Brewing Company. She is a self-taught artisan who creates fashionable and functional bags. Each bag is a tribute to the Alaskan wilderness. Also, the brewing company will be releasing a limited batch of its dark saison, Legislative Saison. This is a beer that was brewed in honor of this year’s legislative session.

Featured artist: Crystal Worl

Amalga Distillery

134 N. Franklin

4-8 p.m.

Crystal Worl will be showing original paintings and giclee prints from her 2017 collection “Moons &Tides.” Her work will at the distillery for the weekend.

12×12 Community Exhibit

Juneau-Douglas City Museum

114 West 4th St.

4:30-7 p.m.

Come to the opening reception of the annual 12×12 Community Art Exhibit. Come see how your neighbors choose to interpret this year’s theme, “Seasons.” For 14 years, the City Museum has hosted this community exhibit, which encourages artists of all ages to submit a piece measuring 12×12. The exhibit will be on view through April 20.

Linda Infante Lyons’ exhibit “Ebb and Flow”

Father Andrew P. Kashevaroff State Library, Archives, and Museum

395 Whittier St.

Exhibit: 4:30 p.m., artist talk: 7 p.m.

The Alaska State Museum will open “Ebb and Flow,” a solo artist exhibit by Linda Infante Lyons of Anchorage. There will be free admission to the Alaska State Museum between 4:30- 7 p.m. and an opening reception sponsored by the Friends of the Alaska State Library, Archives, and Museum. At 7 p.m., head over to the APK Lecture Hall for a presentation by the artist about her work.

Lyons’ paintings imagine scenes of hushed stillness, devoid of human presence and inhabited by flora and fauna. Her painting series, “Ebb and Flow,” includes medium and large format oil paintings of Alaska-inspired landscapes. The exhibit will be on display through May 5. The artist talk will be recorded by KTOO-TV for later broadcast on 360 North and on the web at Lyons will host two youth art workshops on Saturday, March 3 about color mixing and landscape painting. The morning session from 10 a.m.-noon is designed for ages 6-9, and the afternoon session from 1-3 p.m. is for ages 9-12. Register at the Alaska State Museum or by calling 465-2901.

Featured artist: Megan Chalfant


917 Glacier Ave. #102

4-5 p.m.

Coppa will be featuring local artist Megan Chalfant. While she is primarily focused in drawing, this show will feature a recent series of multi-media collages which explore themes of transition/growth through the artist’s experiences of moving to Juneau.

Ales for Tails

Alaskan Brewing Company

219 S. Franklin St.

4:30-7 p.m.

The Depot will be kicking off its month long fundraiser for Gastineau Humane Society by hosting the first Ales for Tails event. There will be rescue dogs, giveaways, and samples of the latest brews.

Art by John and Sharon Svenson

Annie Kaill’s

244 Front St.

4:30-7 p.m.

Annie Kaill’s will feature art by John and Sharon Svenson from Haines. John is an Alaskan artist and mountaineer. Enjoy a selection of his original artwork, prints, and glasswork. Sharon works with glass mosaics. She has created mosaic installations across the state, including at many schools and other public buildings. Annie Kaill’s will have a selection of her smaller mosaics, as well as mosaic mirrors, on display.

The opening reception will take place on Friday, March 2, beginning at 4:30 pm. Unfortunately due to cutbacks in the ferry schedule, the artists probably won’t be able to make it to Juneau, but their artwork will still be showcased as planned. Learn more about the artists and view their work at

Free yoga and Kombucha tasting

Rainforest Yoga

174 S. Franklin St. suite 202 B

5:15-6:15 p.m.

First there’ll be a free yoga class, open to all abilities, taught by Malia McInerney. Then there will be a free kombucha tasting with Kaila Buerger, owner of Alaska Probiotics.

Matcha March

Harbor Tea &Spice

175 S. Franklin St. suite 105

4:30 p.m.- close

Harbor Tea &Spice will be hosting the Matcha March Event. Learn more about the health benefits of matcha and the different ways you can use it. The store will provide matcha tea and treats for sampling. All matcha accessories will be 10 percent off.

Mary Ellen Frank Portrait Doll Carver Studio

Aunt Claudia’s Dolls, a Museum

114 S. Franklin St. suite 103

4-7 p.m.

Aunt Claudia’s Dolls is a museum of dolls, miniatures, and toys, both antique and modern from around the world with a special interest in Northern Native American dolls. Curator Mary Ellen Frank will demonstrate her portrait doll carving in her studio, which is located in the museum. The museum will be open on Saturday from noon until 5 p.m. and every Friday and Saturday throughout the month for those hours.



Silent Voices

Main Street Gallery

330 Main Street

5 – 7 p.m.

This First Friday opening reception kicks off the month-long anonymous gallery exhibit “Silent Voices,” which encourages you to let go of — and be released from the grasp of — your secrets via written and artistic expression. People will write secrets on postcards, which will be destroyed after the exhibit concludes.

Collage art by Megan Chalfant. Her work will be featured at Coppa for the month of March. Courtesy image.

Collage art by Megan Chalfant. Her work will be featured at Coppa for the month of March. Courtesy image.

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