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New Art of Place series begins Feb. 6

...announced, with the theme Wearable Art of Place. The first event is scheduled for Feb. 6 and features Alaska State Museum Curator of Collections Steve Henrikson, who will give a talk and show on "Wearable Art of Place: Armor" and highly regarded...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-01-08/new-art-place-series-begins-feb-6
Art
Two Juneau artists accepted in Anchorage Museum's 'All Alaska Juried Art Exhibition'

...Anchorage. This highly competitive exhibit drew nearly 600 submissions by 167 Alaska artists, from which Portland Art Museum curator Bonnie Laing-Malcolmson selected 40 artworks by 28 different artists.Two of Helmar's works were selected...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-10-16/two-juneau-artists-accepted-anchorage-mus
Art
A scaly art finds its instructor

...arts once more."Fish skin sewing is a traditional art form in danger of being forgotten," said Sheldon Jackson museum curator Jackie Fernandez in a workshop here. "For a long time it was lost."Armstrong looked in museums for inspiration...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-06-19
Art
Alaska artists invited to apply for Anchorage Museum exhibitions

...established more than 30 years ago to encourage Alaska artists to create new works. This year's juror is Portland Art Museum curator Bonnie Laing-Malcolmson. The winner of the Best of Show Award receives a $1,000 prize. "All Alaska Juried...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-04-10/alaska-artists-invited-apply-anchorage-mu
Art
Researchers looking for cause of starfish deaths

...Group, was working with the Sitka Sound Science Center to conduct coastal biodiversity surveys.At the Anchorage Museum, curator Greg Danner said the disease seems to have vanished since November. Before that, the museum euthanized a total...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-10/researchers-looking-cause-starfish-deat
State
When auction house looks to Tlingit art, the sacred goes on sale

...to petition a museum to have an object returned.What they would need to have the object returned, Alaska State Museum Curator of Collections Steve Henrikson said, is a preponderance of evidence - 51 percent.Jacobs said he is 99.9 percent...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-16/when-auction-house-looks-tlingit-art-sa
State | Local
Weaving a new Native narrative in museums

...museum? "The narrative ... is crafted largely by the museum, and not the Native communities," Portland Art Museum Curator of Native American Art Deana Dartt said. Dartt is hoping to change how the Native story is told - and she thinks...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-15/weaving-new-native-narrative-museums
Local
March First Friday art walk

...contemporary doll artists, Akira Blount of Tennessee, who donated 17 of her early and mid career works to the museum. Museum curator and doll maker Mary Ellen Frank is a long time apprentice to Akira and her collaborator, husband Larry Blount. These...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-02-28/march-first-friday-art-walk
Art
Barrow experiences first sunset in months

...some people might find it strange to live somewhere with extended periods of sunlight or darkness, Patuk Glenn, museum curator at the Inupiat Heritage Center, said residents have grown accustomed to the seasons."Most of us, anyway, don't...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-08-04/barrow-experiences-first-sunset-months
State
September First Friday Art Walk

...Saturday, the museum will feature new acquisitions from international contemporary doll artists recently purchased by museum curator and doll maker Mary Ellen Frank.Also new are two vintage knee-high Yupik folk art dolls, six acquisitions to...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-09-05/september-first-friday-art-walk
Art

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