Special Arts Programs

Special Arts Programs

Git Hoan, featuring Yées Ḵu.oo – Shu Gyad

This program features the Alaska Native dance groups Git Hoan and Yées Ḵu.oo recorded live at Juneau-Douglas High School on Sunday April 23rd, 2017. Produced by 360 North, the program is presented by Sealaska Heritage Institute in collaboration with the Juneau Arts & Humanities Council.

Special Arts Programs

Poetry Out Loud 2017

The National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation have partnered with U.S. state arts agencies to support Poetry Out Loud, a contest that encourages the nation’s youth to learn about great poetry through memorization and recitation. This program helps students master public speaking skills, build self-confidence, and learn about their literary heritage. After…

Special Arts Programs

Governor’s Awards for the Arts and Humanities 2017

The Governor’s Awards for the Arts and Humanities honors the accomplishments and contributions of culture bearers in Alaska. The award categories this year are Distinguished Service to the Humanities, Alaska Studies Educator of the Year, Arts Education, Alaska Native Arts, Arts Business Leadership, Individual Artist and Lifetime Achievement in the Arts. We will also welcome…

Special Arts Programs

Poetry Out Loud 2015

The National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation have partnered with U.S. state arts agencies to support Poetry Out Loud, a contest that encourages the nation’s youth to learn about great poetry through memorization and recitation. This program helps students master public speaking skills, build self-confidence, and learn about their literary heritage.

Special Arts Programs

Carrot Beer

Alaska Governor Bill Walker recently stated Carrot Beer would be a great idea for the Alaska economy. At Wearable Art 2015, Scott, Allison, and a very special guest found out what happens when you cross Mat-Su carrots and Alaskan beer…

Special Arts Programs

Artist Profile: Bobbi McCutcheon

The theme for the Wearable Art Extravaganza in 2015 was“Juxtaposition” and artists prepared for months. This was artist Bobbi McCutcheon’s fourth year – her pieces can take up to a year to create and are made by hand, one bead at a time.

Special Arts Programs

Artist Profile: Michelle Morris

The Juneau Arts and Humanities Council’s 2015 Wearable Art show had the theme”Juxtaposition” and artists prepared for months. Scott Burton caught up with artist Michelle Morris and produced this video profile.

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