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! (latest update: 2/7/2024 – Resources are ordered from newest to oldest)

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Upcoming Events

  • FRIDAY, FEB 9th AT 6:30PM – Beaded Pendants – Art Night – Seward – LOCAL AUTHORS READING PUBLISHED AND UNPUBLISHED WORK Poetry, fiction, non-fiction, and downright lies —- all in good fun. https://www.facebook.com/events/895090682059217/895090698725882/
  • SATURDAY, FEB 10th AT 2pm – Sitka Wearable Arts Show 2024 – Sitka – ✨ Join us for The Sitka Wearable Art Show on February 10th! Embrace the theme “Sky’s the Limit” and experience a day filled with creativity and imagination. All ages are welcome to enjoy our two shows at 2pm and 7pm. 🌟 VIP tickets: $50 🎟️ General seating: $25 Seniors and students under 18: $20 Get ready to be amazed by the extraordinary wearable art pieces and immerse yourself in a world where creativity knows no bounds! https://www.sitkaartscouncil.org/wearableart
  • FEB 12 AT 8 AM – FEB 23 AT 5 PM – Pilgrimage of the Revenant – Fairbanks – Next Monday, Chana Stern’s BFA thesis exhibition “Pilgrimage of the Revenant” opens in the UAF Art Gallery! The gallery is open from 8-5 on weekdays, & Chana’s opening reception will be from 7-9pm on February 16th. In Pilgrimage of the Revenant, Chana Stern emphasizes the importance of vulnerability as a means of inciting personal change as they share their journey of struggling to validate feelings from the past, & eventually moving forward from those feelings. https://www.facebook.com/events/960896858739272/
  • WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2024, AT 4 PM – 7 PM – UAA Residence Life Community Art Night – Anchorage – Join us for Art Night! All supplies provided. We hope to see you there, and look forward to seeing your amazing artwork! Wendesdays, January 24 & 31; February 7, 14, 21, 28; and March 6, 20, & 27; April 3, 10, 17; 4-10pm Cama-i Room, Gorsuch Commons Room 104 Presented by UAA’s Department of Residence Life. https://www.facebook.com/events/895090682059217/895090698725882/
  • WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2024 AT 4 PM – 8 PM – Galentine’s Day Market and Plant Swap! – Anchorage – Looking for a last-minute gift for Valentines Day? Or do you want to hang out with some fun crafty ladies for the holiday? Come spend Valentines Day with us and shop local vendors, take a plant cutting home, get a henna tattoo, or even a massage!  https://www.facebook.com/events/1121048855494028/
  • WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2024 AT 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM – Stress-Free Art Night: Printmaking! – Juneau – Join the Juneau Arts & Humanities Council for printmaking on Valentine’s Day! Stress-Free Art Night is happening on February 14th from 5:30-7:30pm at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center. https://www.jahc.org/season-events/stress-free-art-nights/
  • SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2024 AT 1 PM – 3d wood art paint class – Homer –  Our next 3d wood art class will be Feb 25 from 1 to 4 at Homer Art and Frame. You will get to pick the art project from the list of projects under the photo album named 3d art in their fb page. https://www.facebook.com/events/1430581441002599
  • THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 29, 2024 AT 2 PM – 6 PM – Used Book & Art Sale – Soldotna – Used Book and Art Sale in the library basement bookstore. Gently used books and art are available at bargain prices. Paperback books are 25 cents each or 5 for $1. Hardcover books are only $1. We have a beautiful assortment of baskets for $1 each. Buy one of our heavy canvas book bags for $20 and fill it with books for free. Refill it at every book sale for $5. This is an incredible bargain – these bags hold a lot of books. https://www.soldotnalibraryfriends.com/