Longtime local artist Fumi Matsumoto is known for her experimentation with unusual materials: found objects and ordinary things she's altered for an artistic purpose.
August's Art Walk will include large-scale mixed media pieces by newly returned local artist Jason Lucas at Vanity; oil paintings by longtime local artist Devita Stipek Writer at the Juneau Artists Gallery; octopus bags by Shgen George at the Juneau Arts & Humanities Gallery; and a "Kids of the Flats" group exhibit at Coppa. Read on for more.Mixed media paintings by Jason LucasVanity204 N. Franklin St.Reception: 4:30-7 p.m.
...strive to give "new life" to discarded and used items. Matusumoto also currently has work on display at the Juneau Douglas City Museum as part of the Empty Chair exhibit. Read more about her in this week's Arts.
Continuing at The Rookery Cafe: Paintings by Arnie Weimer The Rookery, located at 111 Seward St., will continue to show Arnie Weimer's paintings through the month of August.
Long time Juneau painter Devita Stipek Writer will be the featured artist for August at the Juneau Artists Gallery, located in the Senate Building at 175 S. Franklin St.
A dedication of Juneau's new Empty Chair Memorial, representing the internment of Japanese-American Juneau residents during World War II, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 12 at Capital Park.
Due to budget constraints, the Juneau-Douglas City Museum has announced that it will no longer be open on Sundays, beginning with Sunday July 6.The museum remains open Mondays through...
The empty chair at the 1942 Juneau High School graduation ceremony, which valedictorian John Tanaka was unable to attend, will represent to all who visit the newly placed bronze memorial in Capital Park the pain and emptiness that accompanied the internment of Japanese-American Juneau residents during World War II. But it will also evoke the feeling of community that came with families looking out for families who were taken from their homes during the war and incarcerated in camps in the lower 48.
...create a lifelong memory. Thirty years ago, Celebration 1994 raised a totem pole that still stands next to the Juneau-Douglas City Museum. We don't know what your favorite moment will be in this Celebration, but we hope it will last like that...
...every Tuesday at 11 a.m. For more information, visit www.juneau.org/museum or call 586-3572. The Juneau-Douglas City Museum's hours in June are 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday-Sunday...
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