Juneau's Henrikson to lead a History of Northwest Coast Art course in Ketchikan

Steve Henrikson, Curator of Collections for the Alaska State Museum, will lead a History of Northwest Coast Art course at the at the Totem Heritage Center in Ketchikan later this month and in early May as part of the center’s Native Arts Studies Program. During the course, he will trace the development of the visual arts of the Northwest Coastal peoples from the earliest records into contemporary traditions. Cultural and regional variations and cross-cultural influences will be studied, using historic writings, photographs and objects from the Ketchikan Museums’ collection in this survey course.

The class will be offered April 25-27 and May 2-4. The Friday, May 2 class session will be a Friday Night Insight at the Discovery Center.

For more information about this class, call the Totem Heritage Center at 225-5900 or email annf@city.ketchikan.ak.us.

For more information on the Native Arts Studies Program classes and instructors, visit www.KetchikanMuseums.org.


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