The trippy artwork of Hal Turman will be on display at Coppa starting Friday, April 5, 2019. (Courtesy Photo | Juneau Arts Humanities Council)

The trippy artwork of Hal Turman will be on display at Coppa starting Friday, April 5, 2019. (Courtesy Photo | Juneau Arts Humanities Council)

Trippy artwork, Barnaby Brewing Company reopening highlight First Friday

Here’s what’s happening downtown tonight.

JAHC: UAS Student Art Show, 350 Whittier St., 4:30-7 p.m. The arts council welcomes the Spring 2019 UAS Student Art Show, which features submissions in multiple media by Juneau’s up-and-coming artists.

Exhibit up through the month.

The Davis Gallery: Plein Rein Artists, 101 Egan Drive, 4-7 p.m. Plein Air in French mean “open air” or “outside”— Juneau’s Plein Rein Group embraces this style of landscape painting and descibes themselves as a group of kindred spirits who meet at Coppa downtown every Saturday morning at to select a weather-friendly spot to do art together en plein air, rain or shine.

Exhibit up through May

Alaska State Library, Archives, and Museum: Octopus unveiling, Scholastic Visual Art and Writing Awards, and film screening of “Dugout,” 395 Whittier St., 4:30-7 p.m. There will be free admission to the museum from 4:30-7 p.m. At 5 p.m., the large and marvelous octopus creature-sculpture will be unveiled in the Discovery Room, and her name will be announced. Sea-life costumes recommended. At 6 p.m., in the atrium, Juneau’s winners of the Scholastic Visual Art and Writing Awards will be presented. At 6:30 p.m., a film screening of “Dugout” will show in the lecture hall. The documentary film follows master carver Wayne Price, 19 young people and a round cedar log to an island in the middle of the Yukon River.

Coppa: Oil Painting by Hal Turman, 917 Glacier Ave, 4-6 p.m. This show will feature some seriously unsettling artwork by Hal Turman. This particular show promises to give you the same feeling as a bad acid trip, but without the awkward hassle of buying drugs, according to the event’s description.

Exhibit up through the month.

KTOO Public Media: John Hutchin’s Photography “Every Kind of Joy: Folk in Alaska” with live music from Queens, 360 Egan Drive, 4:30-7 p.m. There will be an opening reception for John Hutchins’ photo show. Hutchins’ images capture the magic of music from the stage to the hotel-room jam. Art will be on display at the KTOO Studios upstairs and there will be live music for the reception from Queens. We will also have snacks and drinks available provided by Pucker Wilson’s and Alaska Probiotics.

Exhibit up through the month.

A Little Bazaar: Landscapes by Crystal Rose Cudworth,1117 W. Ninth St., 4:30-7 p.m. The exhibit will feature Juneau artists Bobbie Hubbard and Sydney Bauer. Hubbard made hand-crafted bracelets from vintage hand tooled leather belts and repurposed elements. Bauer’s work will include a collection of prints, paintings, stickers and cards crafted solely from musical notation.

Exhibit up through the month.

Juneau-Douglas City Museum: Stump the Historian Game Show, A First Friday Event In Memory of Marie Darlin, Fourth and Main streets, 4:30-7 p.m. This will be a live game show focusing on local history. Watch contestants vie to answer local history questions. This event is in remembrance of longtime Alaskan, Marie Darlin, who was born April 3, 1925 and passed away June 2018.

First Friday only.

Sealaska Heritage: Yéil Yádi – Raven Child: Nathan Jackson Retrospective Exhibit opening, 105 S. Seward St. Walter Soboleff Building, 4:30-7:30 p.m. SHI will open a retrospective exhibit on renowned Tlingit master artist Nathan Jackson on April 5 titled “Yéil Yádi – Raven Child.” It will run through October 2019. Jackson will be present at the opening.

Downtown Dames: Tammy Jensen, Midnight Repose Soaps, 117 Seward St., 4:30-7 p.m. This event will feature special vendor Tammy Jensen. She is an artisan of handmade soaps and bath bombs.

First Friday only.

4th Coast Outfitters: Max McVay Photography, Gabriel Rivera Photography, 217 Seward St., 4:30-9 p.m. New photography from Max McVay and Gabriel Rivera, and there will be wine and beer for anyone over 21 and store-wide sales.

Exhibit up through the month.

Annie Kaill’s: Seward Street Soft Opening & 4 Guest Artists, 124 Seward St., 4:30-7 p.m. After 35 years on Front Street, Annie Kaill’s has moved one block over to 124 Seward Street. Featured artists will be Frost + Fur, Timber & Tides, Willow + Luna, and WW Knits.

Exhibit up through the month.

Annie Kaill’s will hold a soft opening at their new location, 124 Seward St., for First Friday, Friday April 5, 2019. (Courtesy Photo | Juneau Arts Humanities Council)

Annie Kaill’s will hold a soft opening at their new location, 124 Seward St., for First Friday, Friday April 5, 2019. (Courtesy Photo | Juneau Arts Humanities Council)

Alaska Robotics Gallery: Mini-Con Artists, 220 Front St., 4:30-7 p.m. Alaska Robotics Mini-Con is coming April 27, so this event will feature books and illustrations from artists that will be visiting as well as more information about the events this year.

Exhibit up through the month.

Bustin’ Out Boutique: Juneau Breastfeeding Coalition Juried Art Show and Southeast Alaska Belly Dancers, 234 Front St., 4-7 p.m. Bustin’ Out Boutique will host the first Juneau Breastfeeding Coalition Annual Art Show in Southeast Alaska and the Daughters of the New Moon belly dancing troupe.

First Friday only.

Hearthside Books: Wade Bryson, 254 Front St., 4-6 p.m. Local businessman, City and Borough of Juneau Assembly member and author Wade Bryson will be signing his book, “Minimum Wage to Millionaire.”

First Friday only.

Juneau Community Charter School, JCCS Coffee House, Gold Town Nickelodeon, 171 Shattuck Way, Suite 109, 4:30-7 p.m. The Juneau Community Charter School invites the community to come to the Gold Town Nickelodeon Theater to enjoy artwork that students from kindergarten to 8th grade created using various mediums. Students will also be showcasing their musical talents during our coffeehouse performances along with video clips.

First Friday only.

Rainforest Yoga: Free Yoga Session with Carol Race, 171 Shattuck Way, Suite 202B, 5:15-6:15 p.m. Join Carol Race on the mat at Rainforest Yoga, 5:15-6:15 p.m. for a free class of yoga to start your month of April. Rainforest Yoga is located upstairs from Gold Town Theater.

First Friday only.

Barnaby Brewing: Barnaby Brewing Company Soft Reopening, 165 Shattuck Way, 4-8 p.m. This will be a soft reopening. Stop by to check out the progress and see what’s in store for the future. They’ll have beer and be open on the weekends in April until the first cruise ship arrives.

First Friday only.

Kindred Post: DIY Blockprinting with Christine Kleinhenz, 145 S. Franklin St., 4:30-7 p.m. Christine Kleinhenz will support you to create a piece of art using foam, a ball point pen and a roller. Come and explore the art of block printing using the simplest of materials. Anyone can do it and you will be successful! All age groups and abilities are welcome.

First Friday only.

Christine Kleinhenz will support aspiring creatives to make a piece of art using foam, a ball point pen and a roller at Kindred Post for First Friday, Friday, April 5, 2019. (Courtesy Photo | Juneau Arts Humanities Council)

Christine Kleinhenz will support aspiring creatives to make a piece of art using foam, a ball point pen and a roller at Kindred Post for First Friday, Friday, April 5, 2019. (Courtesy Photo | Juneau Arts Humanities Council)

Harbor Tea & Spice: Moe’s Got Flavor, 175 S. Franklin St. Suite 105, 4:30-7:30 p.m. Moe’s Healthcare Products will be at Harbor Tea & Spice for a tasting event full of flavor. Their made with love local Alaska bounty will include rhubarb vinaigrette, sweet pickled jalapenos and spruce tip vinaigrette.

First Friday only.

The Bear’s Lair: Dave Stout, Metal Artist, 175 S. Franklin St., 4:30-7 p.m. Dave Stout, Juneau metal artist, creates copper ornaments which are flame painted with a welding torch. Each ornament is individually hand cut from a sheet of copper.

First Friday only.

Juneau Artists Gallery: Cam Byrnes Photography, Senate Building, 175 S. Franklin St. 4:30-7 p.m. Photographer Cam Byrnes is the featured artist for April at the Juneau Artists Gallery. Byrnes works for a local guiding company and has many opportunities for fabulous shots of our local wildlife and scenery.

Exhibit up through the month.

Alaska Brewing Company Depot: The Juneau Symphony, 219 S. Franklin St, 4:30-7 p.m. There will be beer samples at the Alaskan Brewing Company Depot and the sounds of the Juneau Symphony.

First Friday only.

Amalga Distillery: Hollis Kitchin, 134 N. Franklin St., 4:30-8 p.m. Hollis Kitchin is a pluviophile — someone who loves rain — and misty mountain hopper. Her artwork is inspired by the colors, moods and waters of Southeast Alaska.

First Friday only.

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