November First Friday features Tsimshian story and more

November’s got some great events scheduled for Juneau’s First Friday. Here’s what people have let us know about.


Meet me in Alaska

Barnaby Brewing Company

206 N. Franklin St.

4:30-7:30 p.m.

Kelsey Kizer of Meet me In Alaska will be showcasing her highly-anticipated “Gratitude” exhibit and “Paper Art,” her newest medium that presents vibrancy and a little bit of self-reflection.

Art of Sharron Lobaugh

Juneau-Douglas City Museum

114 W. 4th St.

4:30-7 p.m.

The family of Sharron Lobaugh (Nov 13, 1937 - Mar 13, 2017) with assistance from the City Museum, will be exhibiting some of Sharron’s art this November. Sharron Lobaugh was known for her watercolor landscapes of Juneau and Southeast Alaska, in addition to being a wife, mother of four, teacher, and mental health advocate.

Annette Bellamy and Daniel Papke

Alaska State Library, Archives, and Museum

395 Whittier St.

Exhibits: 4:30-7 p.m., artist talks: 6 p.m. and 7 p.m.

The Alaska State Museum will open two solo artist exhibits with a reception sponsored by the Friends of the State Library, Archives, and Museum. A mountain assembled from hanging rocks, a tapestry of fish skin, a dip net made of clay - these are just a few of the works in Annette Bellamy’s solo exhibition, “Moving Mountains.” The show pays tribute to the things that sustain us. Bellamy will lead an exhibit tour in the gallery at 6 p.m. In “Lost Language,” Daniel Papke’s paintings focus on an internal search for the deeper meaning of the images, mythology, and visual narratives that captivate his imagination. He paints layered images on large hand-stretched canvases using oils, alkyds, wax mediums and classic glazing techniques. He will give a presentation on his work in the APK Lecture Hall at 7 p.m. Both presentations will be recorded by KTOO for later broadcast on 360 North.

Free First Friday yoga with Bev Ingram

Rainforest Yoga

174 S. Franklin St. #202

5:15-6:15 p.m.

Rainforest Yoga offers a free, community class every First Friday of the month. For both new and experienced in yoga.

Featured artist: Christina Gee

Downtown Dames

217 Seward St.

4:30-7 p.m.

Join Dames for snacks, drinks, and handmade trendy jewelry by Christina Gee.

Bronze Betty Pop Up Shop

Kindred Post

145 South Franklin

4:30-7 p.m.

Bronze Betty (aka Sarah Ritter) is a local maker compelled by vivid contrasts of color and texture. Ritter focuses on one of a kind jewelry pieces, highlighting bold materials such as natural gemstones, mixed metals, and leather. Stop by her pop up shop at Kindred Post to see new earring and statement necklace designs alongside favorites.

Featured artist: Magil Pratt

The Canvas

223 Seward St.

4:30-7 p.m.

Come see the new oil paintings in Magil Pratt’s show “Little and Big.”

Featured artist: Devita Stipek Writer — “I’m Calling it a Show”

Juneau Artists Gallery

175 South Franklin

4:30-7 p.m.

Writer presents her “first batch of new plein air oil paintings in a while” as well as introducing new miniatures of popular area scenes. She has been painting Alaska for more than 50 years and over 35 years in Juneau. Her paintings are known for distinctive texture and bright colors.

Featured artists: Barbara Lavallee, Alice Tersteeg, Willow Whitton, Heather Nashelle

Annie Kaill’s

244 Front St.

4:30 p.m.-close

Annie Kaill’s will be featuring four artists for our “Fashionable First Friday.” Headlined by Alaska artist / illustrator Barbara Lavallee, plus Juneau artist Alice Tersteeg, hand-knits by Willow Whitton, and handmade jewelry from Heather Nashelle.

Tumy’s Collection

Bustin Out Boutique

175 S. Franklin St.

4-7 p.m.

Tumy’s Collection is currently available exclusively at Bustin Out Boutique. Her focus is on creating unique and comfortable clothing for women at all ages and stages of life, including but not limited to pregnant and nursing moms. Clothing made locally.

New Baby Raven Reads book

Walter Soboleff Building

105 S. Seward St.

4:30-7 p.m.

Sealaska Heritage will celebrate the release of its latest Baby Raven Reads children’s book, “Am’ala,” with Tlingit writer Frank Katasse and Tsimshian illustrator David Lang. Katasse and Lang will sign copies of their book, and Katasse will offer a public reading at 5:30 p.m. in the clan house. In the lobby, SHI will highlight works by featured artists Samuel Sheakley and Renee Culp of Sugar Bear Alaskan Treasures. Sheakley will be showcasing his Tlingit engraved jewelry, and Culp will be selling her jewelry and other handmade goods. In the Delores Churchill Artist-in-Residence space off the lobby, Tlingit carver Lance Cesar will demonstrate wood carving. The SHI Store will offer 10 percent off fur and copper products.


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