Arts

At the APK

American Conversations with U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith

October 2019

U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith visits Juneau as part of her second-term project, American Conversations: Celebrating Poems in Rural Communities. Ms. Smith reads her own poetry and unveils the poetry anthology, American Journal: Fifty Poems for Our Time, featuring the work of 50 living American poets of different backgrounds, offering 50 different outlooks on…

At the APK

Author Talk with Ken Coates

October 2019

Ken Coates, co-author of The Sinking of the Princess Sophia: Taking the North Down with Her, discusses the book and looks back at the disaster. First published in 1990, the book is still the definitive history of the 1918 shipwreck that took the lives of all 353 people onboard.

At the APK

Fantastic Beasts from Cruisin’ the Fossil Coastline

Sept. 1, 2019

Alaskan artist Ray Troll shares information about the fascinating creatures featured in Cruisin’ the Fossil Coastline. From pachyrhinosaurus to Matanuska ammonites to ichthyosaurs, the fossil coastline is full of amazing animals large and small.

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 Drawing from Muir’s unpublished journals and the author’s interviews with 16 Tlingit elders, the book displays a profound intercultural dynamic rarely seen in American…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.

Special Arts Programs

Aan Yátx’u Sáani: Noble People of the Land

“Aan Yátx’u Sáani: Noble People of the Land, The Juneau Histories Theater Project,” is a one-of-a-kind theatrical event in which 5 Alaska Native community members share their real stories, illuminating their deep connections with the past, present, and future of Juneau and Southeast Alaska. With music and video projections, they weave their memories with little-known…

Special Arts Programs

Aan Yátx’u Sáani: Noble People of the Land | Post-show panel discussion

A discussion following “Aan Aan Yátx’u Sáani:The Juneau Histories Theater Project” “Aan Yátx’u Sáani: Noble People of the Land, The Juneau Histories Theater Project,” is a one-of-a-kind theatrical event in which 5 Alaska Native community members share their real stories, illuminating their deep connections with the past, present, and future of Juneau and Southeast Alaska.…

Alaska Design Forum, Arts@360

Arts@360 Alaska Design Forum: Skylar Tibbits

Skylar Tibbits is the founder and co-director of the Self-Assembly Lab housed at MIT’s International Design Center. He is also Editor-In-Chief of the 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing Journal and the founder of SJET, LLC. Some of Skylar’s recent awards include: R&D Magazine’s 2015 Innovator

At the APK

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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