Going to Extremes II opens Feb. 8

Posted: Wednesday, February 06, 2002

The City Museum will team up with the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council, and go to extremes by exhibiting a "sneak peek" of several wearable art entries for the 2nd Annual Wearable Art Show, "Going to Extremes II," February 8 - 21. The exhibit will also include last year's wearable art winner "Ode to Sandy Beach," created by Mary Ellen Frank, a photo collage of the winning entry photographed by Marilyn Holmes, and the opportunity to watch two wearable art videos.

The City Museum will also open "A Juneau Portrait," featuring paintings, prints and photographs from the Museum's own collections of many of our community's most interesting people spanning over 100 years.

Join us for an opening reception, Friday, Feb. 8, 4:30-6:30 p.m.

On Feb. 8 - 21, the Museum will increase open hours to Tuesday - Friday, Noon-6:00 p.m., Saturday, Noon-5:30 p.m. and, thanks to Harold Fossum, winter admission is free.

Going to Extremes II, is an annual fund-raiser for Juneau Arts and Humanities Council grant and scholarship program. This year's event features a runway show, entertainment, refreshments, no-host bar and a silent auction at the ANB Hall, Friday, Feb. 22, beginning at 7:30 p.m. Call 586-ARTS for wearable art entry applications and ticket information.

The Juneau-Douglas City Museum is located at 4th and Main Street and is a program of the Juneau Parks and Recreation Department.

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