Arts

At the APK

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.

At the APK

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…

At the APK

AN ARTISTS TALK WITH JACKSON POLYS

On September 1, 2017 Jackson Polys (aka Stephen Paul Jackson and Stron Softi) gave an artist talk about his work on the Seward shame pole that was raised in Saxman Totem Park in April, 2017. Jackson’s Seward pole is the third iteration. The original pole was erected after Secretary of State William Seward’s 1869 visit…

At the APK

THE WORKING MODELS: SCULPTURES BY ROBERT MURRAY

Robert Murray’s large abstract sculptures begin with a model. Murray builds the models in his workshop before creating the larger works which require an industrial process involving welders, metal fabricators and painters. The exhibit highlights 8 working models, including the one Murray made for Nimbus in 1977. Author Jonathan Lippincott, whose book, Large Scale: Fabricating…

At the APK

What Shall We Do With Our Heroes? with Ernestine Hayes

Alaska State Writer Laureate Ernestine Hayes for a discussion of her writing that examines our society’s histories and heroes from a deeper perspective. Hayes is the author of The Tao of Raven and Blonde Indian and a professor at the University of Alaska Southeast. It was recorded on Friday August 4th at 7pm At the…

Special Arts Programs

Lineage: Tlingit Art Across Generations

360 North and KTOO Public Media are proud to announce the release of “Lineage: Tlingit Art Across Generations.” Produced in Juneau, Alaska in collaboration with Tlingit poet and storyteller Khaagwáask’ Ishmael Hope as co-director, the one-hour documentary takes viewers on an intimate journey into the lives of Tlingit artists. As Khaagwáask’ writes, “the film spends…

Special Arts Programs

Arts@360: Emanuel Jal

Emmanuel shares his story from child soldier to musician, peace activist and his messages about education and finding a life purpose through a mix of storytelling and hip hop music.

Forum@360

Forum@360: Signal-to-Noise

A group of artists from across the country are touring Ketchikan, Juneau, Gustavus and Sitka by ferry. Artists Nina Elder, Billy Joe Miller, Wendy Given and Jimmy Riordan are exploring the theme of signal to noise in our understanding of place, nature and community. The artists’ Tidelines Journey is sponsored by The Island Institute based…

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