Once again First Friday will offer a mix of in-person and virtual events to celebrate arts and culture in the capital city.
Here’s a rundown of what will be happening Friday, Aug. 7, according to Juneau Arts & Humanities Council.
JAHC: Virtual and Fresh Air Markets, 4:30-7 p.m., https://www.juneauartsandhumanitiescouncil.org/shop/first-friday-market-/17, and Front Street.
The JAHC, working closely with the City and Borough of Juneau and in collaboration with Downtown Business Association, is organizing fresh-air markets on First Friday in August and September. Vendors can learn how to register visit: www.jahc.org/food-fest. Rules and regulations to participate as a vendor and visitor can be found at https://www.jahc.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/FIrst-Friday-Market-Rules-2.pdf. Masks and safety precautions are required for entry. The virtual market offers an opportunity to shop online for JAHC and new vendor merchandise Tuesday, Aug. 4- Thursday Aug. 6. Order by 3:30 p.m. to get free, in-town and no-contact delivery of good on Saturday, Aug. 8.
Annie Kaill’s: Courtenay Biirdsall Clifford and Tamar Harrison, 4:30-7 p.m., 124 Seward St.
Courtenay Birdsall Clifford paints Alaskan scenes in watercolor and acrylic, while Tamar Harrison uses driftwood to create art pieces and a combination of mixed metals, ivory and found objects to create her unique jewelry.
Juneau Artists Gallery: Nell McConahey, jeweler and stained glass artist, 4:30-6 p.m., 175 South Franklin St. Nell McConahey of Spiral Studio will present ‘Summertime Blues’ at Juneau Artists Gallery for the month of August. Stained glass and treasure mirrors along with jewelry in a wide range of blue colors will be shown. Work will remain up throughout the month.
Sealaska Heritage: Virtual First Friday interview with Suqpiaq Alutiiq artist Perry Eaton, https://www.facebook.com/SHInstitute/.
SHI will feature a conversation with Suqpiaq Alutiiq carver and artist Perry Eaton, live-streamed on SHI’s Facebook page. The conversation will focus on art in the new America, where the commercial, economic and cultural realities around art are changing dramatically from day to day.
First Friday only.
Perseverence Theatre: New! Not Your Mama’s PSA, https://www.ptalaska.org/. The latest installment in the Not Your Mama’s PSA series. Perseverance Theatre’s mission is to create theater by and for Alaskans, but it also has a mandate to serve. While the theater is currently before opening its first show of the Fall 2020 Season on Sept. 4, it took the opportunity to work with the City and Borough of Juneau along with Bartlett Regional Hospital to create short videos relevant to the health and safety of our community.
Southeast Alaska Land Trust: Houseplant Sale by donation, primarily ferns, 4-7 p.m., Fourth Street door of Rainbow Foods, 224 W. Fourth St.
Southeast Alaska Land Trust is celebrating its 25th year of land conservation. It will be selling year-round green ferns. All proceeds will benefit SEAL Trust.
Denali Arts Council: Julia Crocetto, Art Exhibition, “Blue & Green,” 5-6 p.m.Instagram Live Feed, Instagram Handle “Denaliartscouncil. The DAC will feature artist Julia Crocetto and her recent work, “Blue & Green, ” a poem to Talkeetna. Flow through streams of textiles representing the waterways that connect us literally and symbolically.
Barnaby Brewing: Colleran Art, 4:30-8 p.m., 165 Shattuck Way. Barnaby Brewing will host Chris Colleran of Colleran Art. Chris is a self-taught abstract artist that uses a variety of mediums to create unique pieces of art.