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  1. Alaska Positive opens at state museumRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 16 | Capital City Weekly

    The Alaska State Museum's biennial photo exhibit, Alaska Positive, now in its 46th year, opened Nov. 4 with 35 images from 28 photographers around the state. There were murmurs of appreciation and laughter as the crowd filed in to see the show, the museum's first First Friday exhibit opening in the new Andrew P. Kashevaroff building.


  2. Alaska Positive juror to give lecture at state museumRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    The 2016 Alaska Positive juror, Larry McNeil, will give a lecture at 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 21 at the the Alaska State Museum. Now in its 46th year, Alaska Positive is a biennial exhibition of Alaska photography sponsored by the Alaska State Museum.


  3. Bringing a Chilkat robe back to lifeRead the original story

    Oct 5, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    The Alaska State Museum broke new ground this year - not on the new building, but inside it, where Chilkat weaver Anna Brown Ehlers has been restoring a 100-year-old diving whale dancing blanket in the museum's conservation lab. "Museums are working on what it means to share the power and authority of what happens to objects," said museum conservator Ellen Carrlee.


  4. Alaska Positive call for submissionsRead the original story

    Aug 10, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    The Alaska State Museum's biennial exhibition of Alaska photography, Alaska Positive, will be open for submissions on Aug. 15. The juror this year is Larry McNeil, a nationally-renowned Alaska born photographer. McNeil's art is about the intersection of cultures, American mythology, irony, and satire, and embodies a distinctive sense of American identity.


  5. No border between usRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    When the U.S.-Canada border was drawn through Southeast Alaska in 1903, it left Tlingit, Haida and Tshimshian peoples on both sides. But though that line may have led to different political and legal systems, they are one people and Celebration strengthens them all, they say.


  6. The Whale House and its artRead the original story

    May 18, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    And since no photos are allowed within the gallery, you're going to have to go see these much-lauded carvings chronicling Klukwan's history for yourself. "It's like the Sistine Chapel," said Steve Henrikson, curator of collections at the Alaska State Museum.


  7. A dream come trueRead the original story

    May 18, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    The community heritage center has been a long time coming for Klukwan and they weren't going to let 86-degree heat stop them from celebrating. The Jilkaat Kwaan Cultural Heritage and Bald Eagle Preserve Visitor Center opened on May 14, nearly a century after the idea of putting a cultural museum in the small Tlingit village 22 miles north of Haines was first discussed.


  8. What's happening this week May 4th - 10th, 2016Read the original story

    May 4, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    Wednesday, May 4, 5:30 p.m., Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Set out with guide Mike Blackwell to learn how gold came to be under our feet in Juneau and how the thirst for gold changed the landscape, as well as biographies of people who changed the community.


  9. What's happening this week April 20th - 26th, 2016Read the original story

    Apr 20, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    This comedy about the end of life is a benefit for hospice and home care, featuring a caretaker, her pain-ridden aunt and ailing father, a convicted arsonist and a long-estranged sister. every Wednesday at 11 am at the downtown public library, Thursday at the Douglas library and Friday at the Valley library.


  10. A day in the life of Yakutat weaver Jennie WheelerRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    Artist Jennie Wheeler has early memories of walking the three miles into Yakutat with her mother to deliver moccasins and other skin-sewn creations. People were happy to receive what they'd ordered, and that made Wheeler happy in turn.