There will be an opening reception for Inari Kylänen’s latest exhibit, “A Nation of Immigrants,” at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum for First Friday. (Courtesy Photo | Inari Kylänen)
                                There will be an opening reception for Inari Kylänen’s latest exhibit, “A Nation of Immigrants,” at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum for First Friday. (Courtesy Photo | Inari Kylänen)

There will be an opening reception for Inari Kylänen’s latest exhibit, “A Nation of Immigrants,” at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum for First Friday. (Courtesy Photo | Inari Kylänen) There will be an opening reception for Inari Kylänen’s latest exhibit, “A Nation of Immigrants,” at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum for First Friday. (Courtesy Photo | Inari Kylänen)

Here’s what’s happening this First Friday

Schedule of this month’s art walk downtown.

JAHC: Julienne Pacheco: Minutia, Juneau Arts & Culture Center, 350 Whittier St, 4:30-7 p.m. The Juneau Arts and Haumanities Council is Proud to present the show “Minutia.” Join us for light snacks at the reception of 10 new works by local artist and owner of WILD by Nature jewelry, Julieanne Pacheco. A self-proclaimed science nerd experimenting in the art world, Pacheco works with acrylic paints, multimedia papers and more to create “paint sketches” of Alaskan creatures and places.

Exhibit up through the month.

The Davis Gallery: The Portrait Society, Centennial Hall, 101 Egan Drive, 4:30- 7 p.m. Juneau Arts and Humanities Council will host a show of works by Alaskan members of the Portrait Society of America at the Davis Gallery in Centennial Hall.

Up through February.

The Davis Gallery: Open Keys, Centennial Hall 101 Egan Drive, 4:30-7 p.m. There will be a pop-up piano bar in the Centennial Hall lobby. Fifteen minute slots will be available on a mini grand piano.

First Friday only.

Juneau-Douglas City Museum: Inari Kylänen Opening Reception, 114 W. 4th St. 4:30-7 p.m. Inari Kylänen’s latest exhibit, “A Nation of Immigrants,” includes paintings that explore displacement, roots and familiarity as she examines her own immigration experience in relation to the current political landscape. On display through Jan. 31.

First Friday Opening only.

Annie Kaill’s: Custom Framing Feature & Annie’s Attic Sale, 124 Seward St., 4:30- 9 p.m. For the first week of January, Annie Kaill’s will be holding its annual “Annie’s Attic Sale” event. Enjoy discounts on most merchandise remaining in stock, plus great deals on holiday, discontinued merchandise, and odds-and-ends they’ve been saving throughout the year. For more information, visit www.anniekaills.com.

Exhibit up through the month.

Rainforest Yoga: First Friday Yoga with Carol Race, 171 Shattuck Way, Suite 202B, 5:15-6:15 p.m. Free First Friday yoga class taught by Carol Race. All attendees at the First Friday class on Jan. 3 will receive a gift certificate for a free yoga class at Rainforest Yoga.

First Friday only.

Amalga Distillery: Nathan Kelley, Pup Portraits, 134 N. Franklin St, 4-8 p.m. People can swing by to take a look at dog portraits that were photographed at a Pup Portrait Pop Up in December.

First Friday only.

Devil’s Club Brewing Co: Aleesa Ann McCarthy, Fine Art, 100 N. Franklin St., 4-8 p.m. Aleesa Ann McCarthy is a Juneau resident who loves to explore the beauty here with her husband and children. The works in this show are Aleesa’s latest creative expression combining her photography, digital art and acrylic on canvas. The subjects are mainly landscapes of areas around Southeast Alaska.

Exhibit up through the month.

Alaska Robotics: Nathan Shafer’s Augmented Reality Comic Series, 220 Front St., 4:30-7:30 p.m. “Wintermoot” is a series of comics by Nathan Shafer that use augmented reality in storytelling.

First Friday only.


• Contact reporter Ben Hohenstatt at (907)523-2243 or bhohenstatt@juneauempire.com. Follow him on Twitter at @BenHohenstatt


Art work by Aleesa Ann McCarthy will be featured at Devil’s Club Brewing Company for First Friday. (Courtesy Photo | Devil’s Brewing Company)

Art work by Aleesa Ann McCarthy will be featured at Devil’s Club Brewing Company for First Friday. (Courtesy Photo | Devil’s Brewing Company)

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