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Museum to host walking tours

The Juneau-Douglas City Museum is reviving its afternoon walking tours for locals and visitors interested in learning more about the history of downtown Juneau. Tours take place at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, starting at the city museum.
City museum starts summer hours

Summer hours are now in effect at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum. The museum is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturdays.While...
City museum offers a pair of evening historical walking tours

Want to know more about how the Gold Creek watershed region grew from a seasonal fish camp to become the capital city of the State of Alaska? Are you in need of facts, figures and stories about Juneau to share with summer visitors? If so, the Juneau-Douglas City Museum has put together two opportunities to learn more about this "city built on gold" during the month of May, according to a release from the museum this week.
City Museum to offer two evening historical walking tours

The Juneau-Douglas City Museum has organized two evening Historic Downtown Walking Tours in May: From 4 to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, May 16 and 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 21. Participants will meet a local guide at the City Museum and then head to Alaska's Capital Inn for some light refreshment before the walk begins. The tour consists of an hour and a half of moderate walking, covering about 10 blocks, while hearing stories about Juneau's history.
Tidal Echoes launch party set for Friday

CCW staff report This year's edition of Tidal Echoes, the University of Alaska Southeast's literary and art journal, will be celebrated with a release party at 7 p.m. Friday, April 24, at the Egan Lecture Hall.
Juneau-Douglas City Museum: Three photography exhibits and "MetaruKuras" by Adam Dimmitt

The Juneau-Douglas City Museum will celebrate the opening of three new photography exhibits that span more than 100 years of picture-taking in Juneau.
May First Friday Art Walk

May's First Friday Art Walk includes participation by local businesses gearing up for the tourist season, as well as a four-part opening of summer exhibits at the Juneau Douglas City Museum. Read on for details.
Juneau teachers before statehood

I have just finished reading Juneau Teacher Tales, a collection of stories by and about teachers who came to Juneau before statehood in the 1930s, '40s and '50s. This was compiled by the Juneau Retired Teachers Association and first printed in 1993.
March First Friday Art Walk

This month's art openings include the annual 12x12 Community Exhibit at the Juneau Douglas City Museum, the grand opening of Heritage Coffee's new location on Front Street featuring work by Anchorage artist Kate Sevigny, a fairy tale themed photo booth at Kindred Post, and a jewelry demonstration by Jerrod Galanin at Trickster. Read on for details. Juneau-Douglas City Museum: 11th Annual 12x12 Community Art ExhibitFourth and Main streetsReception: 4:30-7 p.m.
Around town for Friday, Feb. 6

Senior ceramics, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details: Diane, 463-6176. Storytime, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-5267. Organ concert, noon, State Office Building.


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