2024 Quilt Raffle

Sitka Cancer Survivors Society Annual Raffle – Tickets $10. Drawing October 27, 2024. Three prizes – you choice when ticket is drawn: “Sue’s Diamonds” Quilt – queen size, designed & made by Ocean Wave Quilters Guild $250 CASH donated by Stereo North Hotel Room, 2 nights, donated by Aspen Hotels Drawing will be held at…

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Artist-in-Residence Program

This summer and fall, the Alaska Native Artist Residency Program will include the following artists: Lisa Lynch, Inupiaq painter and beader (June 11-July 2) Neva Mathias, Cup’ik grass weaver and dance fan maker (July 23-Aug. 11) Jim Hart, Tlingit carver (Aug 20-Sept. 8) Tina Harness, Yup’ik beader (Sept. 12-Oct. 2) Denali McGlashan, Unangax painter (Oct.…

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Sitka Music Festival

New This Summer:  We will have two Mean Queen Events on Tuesdays instead of Wednesdays and two Midweek at Miner Music Center events on Wednesdays. The Midweek concerts will include beverages and lite fare. Sitka Violin:  Luthier Daniel Graham has created a beautiful violin made of wood sourced from Sitka (including wood taken directly from…

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Beginning NWC Drum Making

Course takes place in Juneau at Atnané Hít from May 6-12. Apply by April 22nd. Cost is $50. Course is open to anyone but also offers credit from UAS (S180 – UAS) for a separate fee. Held Mon., Wed., Fri. 5:30-8:30pm, and Sat.-Sun. 12-5pm. See image below for QR code. Questions? Contact katelynn.drake@sealaska.com OR (907)…

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Join the Circus this Summer?

This summer, we’re offering classes for teens, youth, and adults, with space in all beginner classes and all sessions of our popular pole class. And check out our two-day circus camps! These are a great fit for circus newcomers, but camp will give even long-time cirque students the chance to play with many exciting new…

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Summer Music Mondays

Registration is now open for “Summer Music Mondays” – a program of CBS Parks & Recreation Dept. To Register, visit https://sitka.recdesk.com/Community/Program and Scroll down to the “Music” section. “Summer Music Mondays” offers fun classes for: Tots, who are 6 months to 3 years old AND Elementary kids, who are kindergarten through 5th grade, taught by…

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NW Coast Beginning Basketry

“Art S183 Harvest and Preparation of Basketry Materials” – Saturdays and Sundays from April 27 through May 5 from 9am-5pm at Sealaska Heritage Arts Campus, Textile Room 2, Downtown Juneau. Capacity is limited. Class cost is $25 (There is an additional fee of $90 for students seeking UAS credit.) Previous experience is not necessary to…

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STEAM Academy for High Schoolers

“Opening the Box:  Summer STEAM Academy” (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) for high schoolers focuses on traditional ecological knowledge and STEAM career connections – Apply by Thursday, May 2nd. Students can earn high school credit while working alongside Elders and professional researchers to build a deeper connection to the place we call home. Learning strands…

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New Parks & Rec Website

A New Website for CBS Parks & Rec Activities & Facilities – announcements & reservations. Find the website at  https://sitka.recdesk.com/Community/Home You can also go to recreation.cityofsitka.com and that will take you to the new website home page. Once you are at the home page, you can scroll down and see announcements for Spring, Summer &…

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Celebration 2024 in Juneau

CELEBRATION:  “Together We Live in Balance” — Application Deadlines remaining in May: Whether you’re a Native artist, filmmaker, a foodie, dancer, or just eager to be a part of Celebration 2024, we have something for everyone! While the deadlines have already passed for the Juried Youth Art Exhibit, the Dance Groups, and the Juried Film…

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Celebration 2024 Design Winner

SHI announces winner of Celebration 2024 Art Contest. Five other entries were chosen for honorable mentions. An artist from Seattle has won Sealaska Heritage Institute’s (SHI) competition to visually represent this year’s Celebration, a huge, dance-and-culture festival held every even year in Juneau since 1982. The artist, G̱at X̱wéech (Nick Alan Foote), won with his…

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Keep On Pickin’ – Art Show

Sitka Conservation Society is proud to present an ART SHOW celebrating the life, art, and legacy of legendary Alaskan artists Eric and Pam Bealer. This show will feature a selection of famous Alaska Folk Festival Posters, illustrations from the raucous Pelican Boardwalk Boogie, detailed woodblock prints of the Tongass National Forest, and more! The Bealers’…

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Fine Arts Camp Summer 2024

Read more HERE about Sitka Fine Arts Camp. 2024 Summer Camp Dates: Elementary Camp – June 10-14 Middle School Camp –  June 16-29 High School Camp – June 30-July 14 Musical Theater Camp – July 15-August 4 Registration for CAMP 2024 opened on January 1st. Register Here

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Celebration 2024 Set for June

SHI will sponsor an in-person Celebration from June 5-8, 2024, which will mark the 42nd anniversary of the event, first held in 1982. The dance-and-culture festival in Juneau will feature dance group performances and associated events, including a Juried Art Show and Competition, a Juried Youth Exhibit, an Indigenous Fashion Show, a Native Artist Market,…

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