Beginning Formline Design

Virtual Beginning Formline Design – NW Coast Art Class with Steve Brown – class takes place Feb. 17–March 21 Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 5pm–7:30 pm AKST (7–9:30 pm MST) and Saturdays from 11am–5pm AKST (1–7 pm MST) Cost: Registration: $75 Optional UAS Credit: ART S181 – UAS ( 3 Credits ) UAS Registration: $90…

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Observing Holidays Varies

Christmas in Russia (Russian: Рождество Христово, Rozhdestvo Khristovo), in the Russian Orthodox Church, is… a holiday celebrated on 25 December in the Gregorian calendar… and 7 January in the Julian calendar. It is considered a high holiday by the church, one of the 12 Great Feasts, and one of only four of which are preceded…

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Seeking Alaska Native Artists

Calling all Alaska Native artists and culture bearers! The Friends of Sheldon Jackson Museum invite Alaska Native artists to submit an application for the 2024 Alaska Native Artist Residency Program. There are five residency positions and the deadline to apply is Jan. 15, 2024. For an application, visit museums.alaska.gov/artist_opportunities or call (907) 747-8981. Residencies are…

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UAS Art Dept. Updates

At the UAS Sitka Open House on Tuesday Nov. 14, 2023, the Art Dept.’s Liz Zacher spoke about upcoming and Spring opportunites. Now until Dec. 1st, noted Zacher, is the application period for The Thomas Brown Ceramic Education Award, sponsored by the Sitka Conservation Society and the Living Wilderness Fund – read more & apply…

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Indian Arts & Crafts Act (IACA)

Testimony heard in last of a nationwide series of consultations with Indigenous people, per SHI article published 8/18/23. Sealaska Heritage Institute (SHI) and the Institute of American Indian Art (IAIA) are urging the federal government to hold off on implementing proposed amendments to the Indian Arts and Crafts Act (IACA), a truth-in-advertising law that prohibits…

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