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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...
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...
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...
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...
When auction house looks to Tlingit art, the sacred goes on sale 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...
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Weaving a new Native narrative in museums "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...
A long way from home

...imagine, then, the excitement of Springfield Science Museum Curator of Anthropology Dr. Ellen Savulis last fall when...almost barren of trees. Savulis contacted Alaska State Museum Curator of Collections Steve Henrikson, who was able to identify...
UAS art classes welcome a broad range of students

...Native weavers Delores Churchill, Kay Parker and Janice Criswell; carvers Ray Watkins and Duane Bosch; Alaska State Museum curator and artist Steve Henrikson; painter David Woodie; scientific illustrator Kathy Hocker; and photographers David...
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...
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...


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