Special Arts Programs

Special Arts Programs

Governor’s Awards for the Arts and Humanities 2015

Alaska Governor Bill Walker presents the 2015 Governor’s Awards for the Arts and Humanities at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center on Thursday January 29th. Hosted by Ryan Conarro. With performances by the Alaska Youth Choir, Momentum Dance Collective, Ishmael Hope, Christy NaMee Eriksen, Ziggy Unzicker and Yada Di.

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MK MacNaughton’s “Grit”

For Juneau’s January First Friday, artist MK MacNaughton hung the first of 52 portraits at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center. The year-long show is called “Grit” and KTOO’s Scott Burton shot a video of MacNaughton as she hung portrait number two.

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Worl Skates Into the Burke

The Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture in Seattle recently opened an exhibit called “Here and Now: Native Artists Inspired.” Among the new works by the contemporary artists, are two skateboard decks that Juneau-based Tlingit artist Rico Lanáat’ Worl designed and painted. KTOO’s Scott Burton visited Worl at his store in Juneau and brings…

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Poetry Out Loud 2014

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.

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Artist Profile: David Walker

The Juneau Arts and Humanities Council’s 2014 Wearable Art show had the theme”Technicolor” and artists prepared for months. KTOO’s Scott Burton caught up with three of the participants and filmed short profiles. Meet David Walker.

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Artist Profile: Kathy Kartchner

The Juneau Arts and Humanities Council’s 2014 Wearable Art show had the theme”Technicolor” and artists prepared for months. KTOO’s Scott Burton caught up with three of the participants and filmed short profiles. Meet Kathy Kartchner.

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Artist Profile: Teresa Busch

The Juneau Arts and Humanities Council’s Wearable Art show is this weekend at Centennial Hall. Now in its fourteenth year, the theme is “Technicolor” and artists have been preparing for months. KTOO’s Scott Burton caught up with three of the participants and filmed short profiles. Meet Teresa Busch.  

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Governor’s Awards for the Arts and Humanities 2014

The Governor’s Awards for the Arts and Humanities is an annual event that honors a select few citizens and organizations exemplifying great art and devotion to the humanities. A collaboration between the Alaska Humanities Forum and the Alaska State Council on the Arts, this year’s awards took place at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center.…

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