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A bear leaps gracefully off a downtown fence; a child jumps for joy during a Juneau Jazz & Classics concert; an intent election official scrutinizes a questioned ballot during the statewide...

Alaska Robotics Gallery: "Whalemoot," illustrations by Pat Race


This exhibit will feature illustrations of whales and other creatures of the deep by gallery co-owner Pat Race. The collection will include new work and one-of-a-kind originals. Cider will be served.

Alaskan Brewery Downtown Depot: Juneau Symphony and Alaskan Brewing Co. beer


Members of the Juneau Symphony will be performing favorite holiday music classics at the Downtown Depot, 219 S. Franklin St., while the brewery offers tastings of their latest released brews on tap.

Annie Kaill's: "Inside the Gray" paintings by MK MacNaughton and new work by Karen Beason


Annie Kaill's will host several artists during Gallery Walk.
MK MacNaughton's "Inside the Gray" exhibit is a collection of new paintings inspired by Juneau's gray, and what lies underneath.

Aunt Claudia's Dolls: New displays of contemporary art dolls


Aunt Claudia's Dolls, a Juneau museum, will be featuring new displays of contemporary art dolls, Southwest to South American figures and some futuristic acquisitions.

Aurora Projekt: photography by Rosie Ainza


Aurora Projekt will host a fundraiser event for Agape Hope Children's Center in Nairobi, Kenya. "Photography for a Good Cause" will feature travel photography by local artist Rosie Ainza printed on canvas.

Baranof Hotel: UAS Student Art Exhibition


UAS will host its annual student art show in the Douglas Room of the Baranof Hotel, showcasing new selections from visual arts classes this year. This exhibit will be on view for one night only and runs from: 4:30-9 p.m.

Bustin Out Boutique: Artwork by Dave Forrest Hollis Kitchin and Jessalyn Ward


Gallery Walk will be the soft opening for Bustin Out Boutique, a lingerie and maternity wear shop on the second floor of the Senate Building.

The Canvas Community Art Studio and Gallery: "Painting Through Layers," new works by REACH artists


This month's exhibit, "Painting Through Layers," features brand new works by REACH artists.

Capital City Weekly (former) offices: Art by Juneau Empire artists


The CCW's Annual Holiday Event will include an opportunity to visit with Santa and artwork by Juneau Empire and CCW employees.

Caribou Crossings: Jewelry by Lisa McCormick


Kodiak jewelry artist and retired fisherwoman Lisa McCormick will show a selection of new work for Gallery Walk. McCormick's handmade silver and gold pendants and earrings have been carried at the locally owned shop for the past 16 years.

Coppa: "Visible Light," paintings by Jim Fowler


Local artist Jim Fowler will open "Visible Light," an exhibit of acrylic landscapes, at Coppa, 917 Glacier Ave. Fowler, an Alaskan since 1973, is primarily a plein-air landscape painter, whose travels around the state are reflected in his work.

Foggy Mountain Shop: Discovery Southeast


Discovery Southeast will offer art walkers first crack at the brand new version of "90 SHort Walks Around Juneau" by Mary Lou King, as well as a chance to renew membership, join or contribute at the event.

GCI: "Colors of the Night," by Frank Lynn Pierce


GCI's downtown store, 118 Seward St., will be featuring Juneau, Southeast and Alaska nature and wildlife photos by local photographer Frank Lynn Pierce.

Hearthside Books: "Dangerous Idea" booksigning

“A Dangerous Idea” tells an overlooked but powerful story of Alaska Natives fighting for their rights under American law and details one of the rare successes for Native Americans in their nearly ...

The Jewel Box: Exotic Gemstone Designs


The Jewel Box, 248 Front St., will feature unusual gemstones set in one-of- a-kind jewelry designs. Festivities include holiday music by the Chapel by the Lake Bell choir, refreshments and the shop's famous "diamond" cookies.

Jineit: Carving and adzing by Wayne Price and Donald Gregory


Haines-based Tlingit carver Wayne Price will demonstrate his adzing techniques and Juneau artist Donald Gregory will be carving hooks at Jineit, located in the Sealaska Building, Sealaska Plaza.

Juneau Artists Gallery: Woodwork by Les Howard


Juneau Artists Gallery member Les Howard will show a selection of his recent work in wood. New spalted bowls from Lemon Creek Cottonwood and other exotic woods and many other wood creations will be highlighted.

JAHC Gallery: "Synergy II," work by Avery Skaggs


Avery Skaggs will be showing abstract expressionist acrylic paintings and ceramic slabs at the JAHC Gallery at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Skaggs, a REACH client who works through the Canvas, experiences cerebral palsy and is quadriplegic.

Juneau-Douglas City Museum: Breakthrough: New Works by Constance Baltuck


Thanks to support from the Rasmuson Foundation, this past year Constance Baltuck has been thinking and working large. The results of her "breakthrough" exploration are on display at the City Museum for the month of December.

Kindred Post: multiple artists


Kindred Post, 145 S. Franklin St., will feature an interactive "phone photo booth" titled "Kindred Conversations," by local portrait and wedding photographer Hannah Hoshide.

KTOO: Zimbabwe Artists Project


The Zimbabwe Artists Project, featuring the works of over two dozen fabric artists and board painters from Weya, a rural area near Harare, Zimbabwe's capital, once again returns to Juneau for Gallery Walk at the KTOO building.

KXLL First Friday: Various artists


KXLL has organized a pop-up First Friday show in the empty storefront at 209 Seward St. featuring art from Abe Wylie, Chris Peloso, Anna Hignite Cramer, Kelsey Lovig, Kaley McGoey and others. Music will be provided by Ak DJ Taco Todd of Alaskan Scorcher.

Mount Juneau Trading Post: Jewelry artists Frank Mooney and Andrew Tripp


Haida carver Frank Mooney, originally from Hydaburg, and local silver carver Andrew Tripp will show their silver jewelry during Gallery Walk.

Pop up show: Work by various artists


The empty storefront between the Alaskan Hotel and El Sombrero will host a First Friday event featuring work by various artists and a wine and beer tasting arranged by Specialty Imports.
The event will run from 5:30-9 p.

Rainforest Yoga: Free First Friday Yoga


Rainforest Yoga will offer an hour of free yoga from 5:15 to 6:15 p.m. led by Lindsey Kirchhoff. Rainforest is located above Gold Town Theater in the Emporium Mall. Each First Friday features a different teacher and style.

Rockwell: "Toy Selfies," photography by Chris Peloso


Chris Peloso's "Toy Selfies" features photographs of toys, rag dolls, and robots presented as "selfies." Peloso writes that the work is "whimsical satire on the ubiquity of modern selfie culture narcissism.

Silverbow Back Room: Recent work by Magil Pratt


Local artist Magil Pratt will show a collection of landscapes, still life, portrait, and narrative paintings in oil, with one watercolor.

Suite 5 Studio: Work by Elise Tomlinson


Elise Tomlinson will be showing a variety of artwork available for purchase in her new studio space, on the second floor of the Valentine Building.

Tracy's Crab Shack: Photographers Laveda Loose and Michelle Rochette


Juneau Photo Group members Laveda Loose and Michelle Rochette will be displaying images centered on Alaska's ocean life. The shop will be offering 50 percent off selected items during Gallery Walk.
Tracy's Crab Shack gift shop is located at 406 S.

Trickster Company: Pre-orders for Rico Worl's new line of skis


Trickster Company will be hosting a Gallery Walk reception showcasing work by local artists and gallery owners Rico Worl and Crystal Worl Demientieff. Rico Worl will also be taking pre-orders on his new line of skis.

Vanity: New work by Jason Lucas


Vanity will celebrate two years of business in downtown Juneau with a new exhibit of mixed media abstract art by Jason Lucas. Lucas' work has been on view at the shop since August but this will be an entirely new show.

Wilderness Peaks Gallery: 10-Year Retrospective" by Daniel Buckscott


The Wilderness Peaks Gallery will celebrate its grand re-opening at a new location at 263 South Franklin St. (near the Red Dog Saloon) with a 10-year retrospective exhibit of Daniel Buckscott's photographs of the wilderness of Alaska and Canada.


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