Engaging with Communities

If you have links to articles, resources and other materials that you think may be useful to the arts and culture sector in Alaska as we navigate the current circumstances, please contact ASCA Community Arts Program Director Charlie Sears at charles(dot)sears(at)alaska.gov. Stay well, and we are grateful for all that you do! (lastest update: 9/29/2021 – Resources are ordered from newest to oldest)


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Upcoming Events

  • FRIDAY, OCTOBER 1 AT 4 PM – 6 PM – First Friday at the Pratt Museum & Park – Dedicated to the Memory of Duffy – HOMER, AK – The museum will be open to the community for free from 4 – 6 PM. Enjoy light refreshments, explore the museum, and take a moment to remember Anesha “Duffy” Murnane. October is the two-year anniversary of Duffy’s disappearance. We want to come together as a community and honor her life and memory. https://www.facebook.com/events/308082724353721/
  • FRIDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2021 AT 10 AM – 6 PM – Free Day at the Museum: Indigenous Peoples’ Day – ANCHORAGE, AK – In recognition of the upcoming Indigenous Peoples’ Day, which celebrates and honors Alaska Native and Native American peoples and commemorates their histories and cultures, the museum offers free admission on Friday, Oct. 8. https://www.anchoragemuseum.org/visit/calendar/details/?id=70979
  • SATURDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2021 AT 11 AM – 12 PM – Artist Presentation “Art in the Realm of Science” with artist Priscilla Thomas – KETCHIKAN, AK – Join artist Priscilla Thomas for a one-hour presentation about the possibilities of pursuing an art career in the realm of science and space! https://www.facebook.com/events/1173280556496603/
  • TUESDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2021 AT 10 AM – 6 PM – Take it Make it – Paper Bag Monsters – SOLDOTNA, AK – Have fun making some silly, scary monsters. Come by the library and pick up a paper bag with supplies in it. Supplies you will need to have are: scissors, markers, glue, tape and an imagination. While supplies last. https://www.soldotna.org/Home/Components/Calendar/Event/15900/529?sortn=EName&sortd=desc&npage=248&toggle=next30days
  • SATURDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2021 AT 3 PM – Paint Party Fundraiser – FAIRBANKS, AK – Dance Theatre Fairbanks is excited to host a fundraising Paint Party afternoon to help raise funds for our studio dancers to attend Dance Excellence dance festival. We will be creating a beautiful piece entitled “Dancing Aurora”. Artist Cheri Bagwill of Alaska Art and Soul will guide us through the afternoon of fun. A great family event! Our talented dancers will be selling some of their favorite treats for party participants. https://app.jackrabbitclass.com/regevent.asp?xID=5036073&orgid=506325&internal=1&fbclid=IwAR37ydf8FTbLJomeY10Vd2KLaaW-vA0mXY4psG8gTCEaHrlYfXCc_ZQOK1I
  • SATURDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2021 AT 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM – IF4 Live Event | Kenai, AK – KENAI, AK – IF4™ travels around the globe featuring the very best in today’s fly-fishing films. If you don’t see your city on the tour schedule – email us! We’d love to work with you to bring the festival to your neck of the woods. Create an epic night of fish-sizzle fun with the very best fly-fishing films. https://www.showclix.com/event/if42021kenaiak?fbclid=IwAR3Isyv0jBg0Am6HvB6eUktPwsBA_Ub6mqgDJeksyZu5c4QOXBjMntAc5ic
  • SATURDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2021 AT 5:30 PM – 12 AM – Capital City Chaos – JUNEAU, AK – Rap battles and other performances from other Alaskan artists. Show is free and all is welcome. But also be aware that there will be parental advisory lyrics in the battles and songs being performed. https://www.facebook.com/events/488577262584990/

On-Going Events or Resources