This months First Friday celebration of art will feature a blend of virtual and in-person events.
Other communities, including Homer and Haines, will be joining in on the monthly event, too.
JAHC: Juneau Community Cookbook, virtual event, https://www.jahc.org/jacc/arts-council-gallery/.
Participants submitted a favorite recipe that hold a special place in their heart.
This cookbook allows people to check out what your neighbors are cooking and try a new recipe this week!
Exhibit up through the month.
New items are listed on JAHC Shop, too, at www.juneauartsandhumanitiescouncil.org
Alaska State Library, Archives and Museum: “Alaska’s Suffrage Star: The History of Women’s Suffrage in Alaska,” 4:30 p.m. virtual event, https://lam.alaska.gov/suffrage-star and www.facebook.com/AKStateLibrary.
“Alaska’s Suffrage Star,” an online exhibit by the Alaska State Museum, shares the history of women’s suffrage in Alaska, explaining how local and national activism helped Alaska women citizens achieve the vote in 1913. The first bill ever passed by the Alaska Territorial Legislature granted voting rights to women, but only in 1924 did Alaska Native women become eligible voters, when the federal government granted U.S. citizenship to Native Americans. Museum Services Curator Anjuli Grantham will share some of the stories behind the exhibit on the Alaska State Library and Historical Collections.
First Friday only.
Sealaska Heritage: Facebook photo gallery: Celebration Juried Art Show Retrospective, virtual event, www.sealaskaheritage.org and https://www.facebook.com/SHInstitute/.
Sealaska Heritage will present a selection of images from previous Celebration Juried Art Shows, a biennial event first held in 2002. This year’s Juried Art Show will open online on June 10 as part of SHI’s virtual Celebration. Visit www.sealaskaheritage.org for details.
First Friday only.
Annie Kaill’s: Candice Christie, multi-media artist, 4:30- 7 p.m., virtual event, www.anniekaills.com and www.facebook.com/anniekaills, in-store event, 124 Seward St.
Annie Kaill’s June 2020 featured artist will be Candice Christie. Christie is a Juneau artist who creates abstract multi-media artworks. Recently, she has been working in three mediums: mixed-media collage, cold wax and oil and acrylic pouring.
A limited in-person viewing will begin at 4:30 p.m., Friday.
Juneau Artist’s Gallery: Merridy Magnusson, Photographer, in-person event, 4:30-6 p.m., 175 Franklin St.
Photographer, Merridy Magnusson, is the June Artist of the Month for the Juneau Artist Gallery. Her new work includes new and old photographs processed on metal right here in Juneau. As a member of the gallery for 27 years she has a treasure trove of Juneau photos including the transitions of the Mendenhall Glacier.
Homer Council on the Arts: Jay Wright: “Abundant Wildlife,” virtual event, 1-5 p.m., http://www.homerart.org/calendar/2020/6/5/jay-wright-abundant-wildlife.
HCOA’s June exhibit, “Abundant Wildlife,” features colorful drawings by Anchor Point artist Jay Wright. This month’s First Friday will take place during our normal gallery hours and an artist talk will be shared online.
Small Systems Designs Associates: Jerry Smetzer, virtual event, http://www.jerrysmetzer.net/CassieQ2REV/CassieQ2REV2_HdrExpTOC3WithStoryPixDocxCalibri11_05202020.pdf, Juneau writer, painter and science enthusiast Jerry Smetzer will have a link to a short book of readable 1,000-word excerpts, in PDF, from each of the 10 stories in the longer book titled: “Cassiopeia’s Quest – Revelation”
Alaska Rod’s in Haines: Kelleen Adams: “Glorious Spring,” virtual event,www.facebook.com/Alaska-Rods, physical event, 126 Main St., Haines, 5-7 p.m.
Alaska Rod’s will feature “Glorious Spring” by Haines artist Kelleen Adams. The event will feature bright colors on hand-painted pillows, garden pots furniture and more. Fudge will be on sale, too.
Crystal Cudworth: Crystal Cudworth, behind the scenes, beginning oil painting, virtual event, 4:30-5:30 p.m., https://www.facebook.com/crystal.cudworth.
This one-hour long First Friday virtual workshop will offer tips on how to proudly assemble your very own canvas and basic rules necessary to begin an archival painting. No materials necessary. This virtual workshop is to share tips and ingredients in how to access the world of oil painting with ease.