JAHC: Cammie May, “Waterworks,” Juneau Arts & Culture Center, 350 Whittier St, 4:30-7 p.m. Exhibit up through the month. Prince of Wales Artist Cammie May. May incorporates pen and ink with watercolors to sharpen what the watercolor foundation has provided as well as highlight crucial details, elevating the piece into a higher focus.
Larry Xhe Dhé Tee Harbor Jackson McNeil and Edward Curtis, “Real Indians,” Andrew P. Kashevaroff Building, 395 Whittier St, 4:30-7 p.m. First Friday only. Larry Xhe Dhé Tee Harbor Jackson McNeil and Edward Curtis have both made their careers out of photographing the Indigenous people of North America. This “Real Indians” exhibition examines the ongoing visual dialogue about the question of what the concept of “Real Indians” is all about. At 7 p.m., Larry will present a lecture about the exhibit, followed by a discussion with Alaska State Writer Laureate Saankalaxt’ Ernestine Hayes. The opening programs for this exhibit are sponsored by the Friends of the Alaska State Library, Archives, and Museum.
The Davis Gallery: The Voices of the Wilderness Traveling Art Exhibit, Centennial Hall, 101 Egan Drive, 4:30-7 p.m. Exhibit up through November. The traveling exhibit continues at the Davis Gallery in Centennial Hall.
Juneau-Douglas City Museum: 10 Tlingit Words to Know and Use, 114 W. Fourth St., 4:30-7 p.m. Ten Tlingit Words to Know and Use invites the viewer to use these words (and more) in Tlingit — a language that has been in use for at least 10,000 years. In addition, Museum visitors will be provided a Tlingit language “scavenger hunt’ to assist in learning additional Tlingit vocabulary. Using a list of Tlingit words, participants will be encouraged to explore the museum’s exhibits to locate the words and find their meanings. Exhibit up through November.
Bustin’ Out Boutique: Wildwood Designs, Hatch Patch Dolls, &DMF Woodworks, 234 Front St., 3-7 p.m. Bustin’ Out Boutique presents three new First Friday Artists. Wildwood Designs has become a well known artist in Juneau but has not yet done a First Friday and is bringing more beaded earrings to the people of Juneau. Hatch Patch Dolls has been making rag dolls for her own children for years and is excited to share her joy of these doll. DMF Woodworks has worked in wood all his life, from building houses to making bowls on a lathe. First Friday opening only.
Coppa: “Out of the Blue” 917 Glacier Ave, 4-7 p.m.. The show will feature seven Juneau artists, including Teri Robus, Patrick Ripp, Timi Johnson, Barbara Shepherd, Stacy Eldemar and Patti Hutchens Jouppi. The works range from realistic to abstract.
Annie Kaill’s: Featuring artists Barbara Lavallee, Alice Tersteeg, Frank Lynn Pierce and Heather Nashelle 244 Front St. 4:30-7 p.m. Kaill’s welcomes four featured artists: Barbara Lavallee, Alice Tersteeg, Frank Lynn Pierce, and Heather Nashelle. Lavallee is one of Alaska’s most recognizable artists and illustrators. Joining her will he longtime friend, Tersteeg of Juneau. A retired professor of art at the University of Alaska Southeast, Tersteeg is still highly active in the local arts community and in her own artwork. She will present a collection of her latest original paintings and drawings in November. Pierce is an award-winning local photographer, known for his images of wildlife and landscapes. Jewelry artist Nashelle started out in Juneau and now runs a fashion-forward, nationally distributed line of jewelry out of Bend, Oregon. Exhibit up through the month.
The Canvas: “Reconstructed Refuse,” Rachael Juzeler 223 Seward St., 4:30-7 p.m. “Reconstructed Refuse” is a new set of pieces, created from waste materials reassembled into works of art by local artist Rachael Juzeler. Exhibit up through the month.
The Rookery: Casual Conversation with Andi Story, 111 Seward St., 6-7 p.m.
Rainy Retreat Books: MaryLou Spartz, 113 Seward St., 4:30-6 p.m. Juneau’s beloved book enthusiast, MaryLou Spartz, will be speaking about and signing her new book on the community of Juneau’s reaction to the sinking of the famous Princess Sophia along with co-author John Greely. First Friday opening only.
Sealaska Heritage: Featured artists Rhonda Butler, Florence Sheakley and Tim Brown, Walter Soboleff Building, 105 S. Seward St, 4:30-8 p.m. Sealaska Heritage will host featured artists Rhonda Butler, Florence Sheakley and Tim Brown in the lobby of the Walter Soboleff Building. Also on view in the lobby are two temporary exhibits: a display of traditional Tlingit armor featuring pieces by Tommy Joseph, Eli Hanlon and Mark Helgeson; and a clan hat by the late Tlingit artist Archie Cavanaugh. SHI will also offer free admission to its exhibit “Our Grandparents’ Names on the Land.” All are welcome. First Friday only.
Sequence Boardshop: Art installation from Gabriel Trujillo Winter Opening, 167 Shattuck Way, 2-8 p.m., Art installation by local artist Gabriel Trujillo and music by Dj Cuco (Arturo) snacks and beverages provided. Up through the month.
Amalga Distillery: Al Laudert, The Shrimp Whisperer 134 N. Franklin St., 4:30-7 p.m. Shrimp Whisperer AK has been photographing his favorite subject (the shrimp we all love) for nearly 20 years, doing things shrimp only wish they could do. None of these photos are photoshopped — all staged with “shrimp-scale props.” First Friday only.
Devil’s Club Brewing Company: Chris Colleran, abstract artist, 100 N. Franklin St., 4-8 p.m. Chris Colleran’s paintings are spontaneous and unconventional, in a style he describes as abstract expressionism. The show will feature unique abstract canvases of acrylic and/or spray paint, as well as some of his popular resin pieces. He will be on hand to hang out and answer questions. Up through the month.
Rainforest Yoga: Free class taught by Jenny Strumfeld, Emporium Mall, 174 S. Franklin St. Suite 202B, 5:15-6:15 p.m. The class is “Hip health: Make the core-hip connection.” Get tips for healthy hips. First Friday only.
Juneau Artists Gallery: Merridy Davis, Ground floor of the Senate Building, 175 S. Franklin St., 4-7 p.m. Merridy Davis creates colorful hand cut banners featuring Alaskan marine mammals, birds and fish. Her cards and fun hand cut stickers have become popular items in the gallery. Exhibit up through the month.
Kindred Post: The Spark Collective Pop-Up Shop 145 S. Franklin, 3:30-6 p.m. The Spark Collective is a group of women, Deb Gregoire, Laura Hosey and Amy Fletcher, who started meeting several years ago to share creative ideas and envision collaborative projects. This Kindred Post pop up shop will feature a selection of their one-of-a-kind necklaces, bracelets, rings and earrings in materials including copper, brass, bronze, silver, leather, silk and gemstones. First Friday only.
Harbor Tea & Spice: Garden of Goodwill, Senate Building, 175 S. Franklin St. Ste 105, 4:30-8 p.m. It’s the second annual Garden of Goodwill at Harbor Tea & Spice. When you bring a new unwrapped toy valued at $20 or more to the garden you get to exchange it for a “Mystery Gift” donated by a sponsor. (Buy your gift at Juneau’s Imagination Station and mention the event to get 10 percent off.) These toys will be donated to Juneau’s AWARE shelter for children in need. First Friday only.