”Amalga South” by Patti Hutchens-Jouppi. Courtesy image.

”Amalga South” by Patti Hutchens-Jouppi. Courtesy image.

July First Friday listings



917 Glacier Ave. #102

Reception: 4-6 p.m.

Local artist Patti Hutchens Jouppi will be opening a collection of 20 new oil paintings titled “Intertidal” at Coppa. These paintings began during an Alaska Parks artist residency at Gruening Cabin last spring and depict some of our favorite scenes from ‘out the road.’ Amalga, The Shrine, Eagle Beach and their creatures are featured in this show of serenely realistic paintings. The show will hang throughout July.

The Flustered Cluckers and Rob Cohen

Rainy Retreat Books

113 Seward St.

5-7 p.m.

Come join us at Rainy Retreat Books to celebrate the change in ownership. We will be hosting The Flustered Cluckers and Rob Cohen in our little bookstore and invite everyone to come check out all the new stock and changes.

Featured artist: Cameron Vance

Juneau Arts and Culture Center

350 Whittier St.

4:30-7:30 p.m.

The Juneau Arts and Humanities Council will be featuring local intuitive abstract artist Cameron Vance with her recent paintings in her show titled “Parsing Jabberwocky Coherent Nonsense: Intuitive Paintings.”

Featured artist: Levi Chilton

Downtown Dames

217 Seward St.

5-7 p.m.

Join Downtown Dames as we host Levi Chilton and his beautiful hand carved gold, silver, copper bracelets and accessories. Levi will also be doing a live demo of his Tlingit carving abilities in shop as we serve appetizers and libations.

Branching Threads with Grant Ainsworth

Love &Matter

228 Seward St.

4:30-7 p.m.

Branching Threads plants one tree for every t-shirt sold. Made from sustainable bamboo, his buttery tees currently have the company logo or images of Southeast Alaska hand screened on them. Ainsworth’s passion for doing good inspired him to launch Branching Threads.

Featured artist: Karena M. Perry

Barnaby Brewing Company

206 N. Franklin St.

4-7:30 p.m.

Karena’s show is titled “Fireweed Field” and it will be on display for the month of July.

First Friday giveaway

Bustin’ Out Boutique: Lingerie and Maternity Wear

175th South Franklin St., Suite 205

4-7 p.m.

Stop by Bustin’ Out Boutique between 4-7 p.m. and put your name in for a free bra. Make a purchase of $100 or more and get your name put in a second time. Join us for light refreshments.

Quick Portraits by MK MacNaughton

Kindred Post

145 S. Franklin

4:30-7 p.m.

Local artist MK MacNaughton will be at the chalkboard, drawing fast sketches of everyone who comes to First Friday. Come be drawn, steal some snacks, see what’s new and hang with your neighbors.

Barnacle Foods

Amalga Distillery

134 N. Franklin St.

4-8 p.m.

An opportunity to meet the proprietors of a new kelp foods company in Juneau, Alaska and sample their products. Learn about their process in this photo essay exhibit.

Grand opening

Harbor Tea &Spice

175 S. Franklin St. Suite 105

4:30 p.m. – close

Harbor Tea &Spice is celebrating its Grand Open with give-a-ways, refreshments and samples. Explore flavors and create culinary treasures with our organic teas and spices, custom tea and spice blends, herbs, oils, vinegars and more.

First Friday Froyo special

Juneau Froyo

611 W. Willoughby Ave.

6 p.m.-11 p.m.

Twenty percent off froyo every First Friday.

Featured artists: Jocelyn Miles and Luke Weld

Alaska Fish &Chips Company

2 Marine Way, Suite 124

It’s Week 10 of Alaska Fish &Chip’s Friday Night Live concert series. This First Friday featuring singer Jocelyn Miles and keyboardist Luke Weld.

Portrait doll carver: Mary Ellen Frank

Aunt Claudia’s Doll and Toy Museum

114 S. Franklin St., Suite 103

4-7 p.m.

Aunt Claudia’s Doll and Toy Museum is re-opening for July 2017. Mary Ellen Frank will do a museum tour and show you her studio, housed in the museum.

Nathalie Parenteau, painter, Peter von Gaza, photographer

Annie Kaill’s

244 Front St.

4:30 p.m.-close

Annie Kaill’s is hosting Whitehorse artists, Nathalie Parenteau and Peter von Gaza. Parenteau will showcase her most recent print releases as well as a new Juneau themed piece. Gaza will share his beautiful black and white photography.

Featured artist: Kathleen Wiest

Juneau Artists Gallery

175 S. Franklin St.

Reception: 4:30-7 p.m.

Kathleen Wiest is the featured artist for the month of July at the Juneau Artists Gallery. She is showing new and familiar artwork inspired by the coastal zones of Southeast Alaska. Her intimate landscapes capture the essence of the interface between the forest and the sea.

Artist Patti Hutchens-Jouppi sketching at Amalga. Courtesy image.

Artist Patti Hutchens-Jouppi sketching at Amalga. Courtesy image.

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