Shows closing soon at Alaska State Museum

Jan. 14 is the last opportunity to view three temporary exhibits at the Alaska State Museum: the solo exhibition by landscape painter Constance Baltuck; “A Klondike Tale,” the solo exhibition by graphic artist Averyl Veliz; and “Boreal Birch: Art and Science in the Northern Forest,” featuring birch‑based work by noted Alaskan artists Margo Klass, Kesler Woodward, and the late Barry McWayne, in conjunction with UAF scientist Kimberley Maher.

Feb. 17 will be the last opportunity to view the exhibit, “Versatile Birch: Objects from the ASM Collection,” featuring baskets, dolls, canoe models, and other traditional artifacts from the museum’s collection.

Hours at the museum are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday. Discounted winter admission is $3. Visitors 18 and under are admitted free of charge. An annual pass that allows unlimited visits to the Alaska State Museum and the Sheldon Jackson Museum in Sitka is available for $15. Assistance is available for visitors with special needs. Contact Visitor Services at 465-2901 for more information or visit


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