Marty Sharp, whose work is seen in this undated photo, will be the featured artist for Juneau Artists Gallery for First Friday. (Courtesy Photo)

Marty Sharp, whose work is seen in this undated photo, will be the featured artist for Juneau Artists Gallery for First Friday. (Courtesy Photo)

Here’s what’s happening for First Friday

A schedule of events for Friday, May 7.

First Friday is here again with an offering of in-person and virtual art showings.

This month’s celebration of arts and culture features events spotlighting local artists in a variety of digital and in-person locations. The full schedule is below.

Juneau Arts and Humanities Council: UAS Ceramics Show,https://www.jahc.org/facilities/arts-council-gallery/

The Juneau Arts and Humanities Council is proud to present the UAS Student Ceramics show in our Virtual Gallery. This show is a Juneau favorite, and although virtual, many pieces will still be available for purchase.

Juneau Arts and Humanities Council: Tidal Echoes, There will be a Q&A with Professor Emily Wall and Erika Bergren as they talk about this year’s edition of Tidal Echoes. Learn about the process to apply, how the pandemic affected this year’s publication, and the process of putting together a literary journal.

Juneau Artist Gallery: Marty Sharp, 175 S. Franklin Street, 4:30-5:30 p.m.

Marty Sharp is the featured artist for the month of May at the Juneau Artists Gallery with her show “April Showers Bring May Flowers.” Sharp is a true Alaskan painter with her works inspired by Southeast scenes of nature as well as the towns and people of this area. She works mostly in watercolor and has a variety of creations for sale from postcards and bookmarks to framed paintings. There will be a COVID-aware reception.

Sealaska Heritage: Virtual Q&A with Haida artist Janine Gibbons, https://www.facebook.com/SHInstitute/, 5-6 p.m.SHI’s Jay Zeller will host a live, virtual Q&A on Facebook with Haida artist Janine Gibbons at 5 p.m. The Sealaska Heritage Store will be open for walk-in customers from 10 am to 6 pm.

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