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Northwest Coast art: a window into culture

...were raised in downtown Juneau last year.Chilkat weaving was also dangerously close to dying out. According to the Sheldon Museum, George Emmons reported 15 remaining weavers in 1907. If not for master weaver Jennie Thlunaut of Klukwan, one of...
Upcoming events at the Sheldon Museum in Haines

...following exhibits and events are scheduled at the Sheldon Museum & Cultural Center in Haines.? Through October 3...Spotlight: Adrian Ravenough & Rebecca Brewer.The Sheldon Museum in Haines is named for the Sheldon Family, who began...
What's happening this week

...Robotics, 220 Front Street. SOUTHEAST HIGHLIGHTS Totem Trot, Haines, 7 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 15. Annual Sheldon Museum's Totem Trot fun run/walk. There's a half marathon, a 5K run and a 5K walk. Find out more at totemtrot...
Alaska State Museum Awards $105,600 in grants to institutions

...Port Alexander Historical Society, $1,277; Museums Alaska, statewide, $8,781; Seward Museum, $6,000; Sheldon Museum, Haines, $4,000; Talkeetna Historical Society, $2,000; and Maxine and Jesse Whitney Museum, Valdez...
Alaska Arts Confluence announces second round of Fort Seward art commissions

...Building in Fort Seward.Artists and stakeholders came together on Feb. 15 for a second artist salon, held at the Sheldon Museum, to discuss the proposals, where they may be sited, and how the artworks will work together as an ensemble. Chorus...
State Museum awards grants to 22 museums and cultural centers

...of the Aleutians, Unalaska; Museums Alaska, Statewide; Pioneer Air Museum, Fairbanks; Pratt Museum, Homer; Sheldon Museum, Haines; Friends Tanana Valley RR Museum, Fairbanks; Valdez Museum, Valdez.
My Turn: Clearing 'New Pathways'

...programs and events in Juneau and Anchorage.? The Sheldon Museum & Cultural Center in Haines (not to be confused with...this small community and those who visit there. The Sheldon Museum also sponsors lectures and workshops and camps...

...Totem Pole carving demonstration, 1-5 p.m., Sheldon Museum and Cultural Center. Jim Heaton and his assistant...Haines acapella women's chorus, 6-7 p.m., Sheldon Museum and Cultural Center. If you are interested in joining...
First Friday Art Walk

...collection of humorous postcards, "Masterpieces of Merriment," will travel to Haines where it will be on loan to the Sheldon Museum and Cultural Center. (Brown will also celebrate the release of the latest edition of his satirical magazine "Real...
Field named chief curator of Alaska State Museum

...the museum he now will be managing. After a year at the Alaska State Museum, he spent two years as Director of the Sheldon Museum & Cultural Center in Haines. He returned to Juneau in 2007 to work as the Curator of Collections & Exhibits for the...


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