At the APK

At the APK

Author Talk with Daniel Lee Henry

In his book, Across the Shaman’s River: John Muir, the Tlingit Stronghold, and the Opening of the North, author Daniel Lee Henry explores Muir’s relationship with Alaska and the Tlingit people. Drawing from Muir’s unpublished journals and the author’s interviews with 16 Tlingit elders, the book displays a profound intercultural dynamic rarely seen in American…

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Life Aboard the Princess Sophia

Underwater archaeologist Jacques Marc and diver Annette Smith explore what life was like on board the Princess Sophia before the fateful October 25, 1918 shipwreck and share what we can learn from crockery recovered during dives to the site.

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MUG UP: THE NN CANNERY HISTORY PROJECT

Join Dr. Katherine Ringsmuth for a presentation and community conversation about the NN Cannery History Project, a collaborative effort to preserve the history of more than a century of cannery lives. The NN Cannery is located on the south side of the Naknek River, one of the five rivers that make up the Bristol Bay…

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Artist talk with Linda Infante Lyons

Linda Infante Lyons’ paintings imagine scenes of hushed stillness, devoid of human presence and inhabited by flora and fauna. Her painting series, Ebb and Flow, includes medium and large format oil paintings of Alaska-inspired landscapes.

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Windows into Heaven: An Artist Talk with Deacon Charles Rohrbacher

For thirty-five years, Alaskan icon painter Deacon Charles Rohrbacher has been a part of an international rediscovery of the icon and rebirth of icon painting in Russia and in the West. Rohbacher’s exhibit, Windows into Heaven: Contemporary Icons, offers a place where refuge, solace, and peace can be found in imagery. Deacon Charles Rohrbacher is…

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AUTHOR TALK – JANET COLLINS

Janet Collins, author of On the Arctic Frontier: Ernest Leffingwell’s Polar Explorations and Legacy, discusses her research on the early polar explorer and his work exploring, studying and mapping the landscape in what is now the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge between 1906 and 1914. In consultation with the Inupiat of the area, Leffingwell took scientific…

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MOVING MOUNTAINS WITH ANNETTE BELLAMY

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. Annette Bellamy is one of eight artists selected for the Alaska State Museum…

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THE LITUYA BAY DISASTERS

Visiting maritime historian Philippe Fichet-Delavault presents interesting material on Lituya Bay, including the contact between La Perouse, the French explorer, and the Tlingits in 1786 through the megatsunami of July 9, 1958.

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LOST LANGUAGE WITH DANIEL PAPKE

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. Daniel Papke is one of eight artists selected for the Alaska State Museum 2017-2019 Solo Artist…

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