- Listed: January 13, 2021 7:21 am
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Saturday, January 16th at 3:00pm – New Exhibition: “Tradition, Innovation”
The Friends of Sheldon Jackson Museum will host an opening reception/ artist talk for the new solo exhibition by Alaska Native artist, Peter Williams (Yup’ik). The Talk will be presented on Saturday, January 16th at 3pm. To participate, please follow the Zoom Link.
Join Zoom Meeting: us02web.zoom.us/j/87585742156
Meeting ID: 875 8574 2156
Saturday, Feb. 6th at 2:00pm – Annual Meeting & Storytelling of “Tuntuq” presented by June Pardue.
Join us on Saturday, February 6th at 2:00pm for the Friends’ Annual Meeting on Zoom and guest speaker June Pardue (Alutiiq) as she tells the story of “Tuntuq.” Following a brief business meeting at 2:00 (with the announcement of the winner of the membership drive giveaway), Pardue will give her presentation. To join follow the Zoom link below.
Join Zoom Meeting:
Meeting ID: 811 2776 1153
Membership Drive Giveaway – The Friends are conducting a membership drive giveaway until February 5th. Anyone purchasing or renewing a membership will be entered in a drawing for a signed print by Allie High (Tsimshian, Haida) or an Athabascan style beaded barrette (artist unknown.) Winners will be announced at the annual meeting February 6th.
To become a member, visit: friendsofsjm.com/membership-2/ and make your purchase. Many membership levels are available.
Silent Auction – We are seeking donations for the auction. For information on how to donate, contact email@example.com for more information. To arrange a drop-off of your donation, call (907) 747-8981.
Join our Board – The Friends are seeking a new board member to join our amazing board! Board members join in on monthly board meetings currently via Zoom and are asked to serve on committees. As a friendly face representing the Friends of Sheldon Jackson Museum, board members help host events including the annual meeting, silent auction, fundraising events, and other museum activities. If you or someone you know is interested in joining our Board of Directors or would like to attend our January Board meeting as a guest please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or calling us at 907-747-6233
Museum Operations – Are you interested in visiting the Sheldon Jackson Museum but aren’t sure if it’s open or not? Go to museums.alaska.gov or call 907-747-8758 to learn more about current hours of operation.
Ed. note: Image #1 is a Peter Williams piece from his June, 2020 exhibit at the Bunnell Arts Center in Homer. To read his artist statement from this exhibit, go here: www.bunnellarts.org/peter-williams-june-exhibit-2020/. Image #2 is a signed print by Allie High (Tsimshian, Haida). To read more about her & her art, go to: alliehighart.com/.
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