Courtesy Photo / McConahey
                                Nell McConahey of Spiral Studio will present ‘Summertime Blues’ at Juneau Artists Gallery for the month of August.

Courtesy Photo / McConahey Nell McConahey of Spiral Studio will present ‘Summertime Blues’ at Juneau Artists Gallery for the month of August.

Here’s what’s happening for First Friday

An events schedule for Friday, Aug. 7, 2020.

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.

Courtesy Photo / Tamar Harrison
                                Tamar Harrison makes handcrafted driftwood art. She is one of August’s featured artists at Annie Kaill’s.

Courtesy Photo / Tamar Harrison Tamar Harrison makes handcrafted driftwood art. She is one of August’s featured artists at Annie Kaill’s.

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.

Courtesy Photo / Courtenay Birdsall Clifford
                                Courtenay Birdsall Clifford was born and raised in Alaska. Working primarily in a blend of watercolor and acrylic, she finds unending inspiration in the Alaskan landscape and seeks to capture the lush textures and vivid colors of nature. She is one of this month’s featured artists at Annie Kaill’s.

Courtesy Photo / Courtenay Birdsall Clifford Courtenay Birdsall Clifford was born and raised in Alaska. Working primarily in a blend of watercolor and acrylic, she finds unending inspiration in the Alaskan landscape and seeks to capture the lush textures and vivid colors of nature. She is one of this month’s featured artists at Annie Kaill’s.

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.

Courtesy Photo / McConahey
                                Nell McConahey of Spiral Studio, whose work is shown here, will present ‘Summertime Blues’ at Juneau Artists Gallery for the month of August. McConahey’s work includes stained glass and treasure mirrors along with jewelry in a wide range of blue colors will be shown.

Courtesy Photo / McConahey Nell McConahey of Spiral Studio, whose work is shown here, will present ‘Summertime Blues’ at Juneau Artists Gallery for the month of August. McConahey’s work includes stained glass and treasure mirrors along with jewelry in a wide range of blue colors will be shown.

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.

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                                For First Friday, and Southeast Alaska Land Trust’s 25th anniversary, the organization will be having a fern sale to raise funds.

Courtesy Photo / SEAL Trust For First Friday, and Southeast Alaska Land Trust’s 25th anniversary, the organization will be having a fern sale to raise funds.

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.

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