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Ketchikan area Artists and Creatives have been inspiring the communities of this area since the beginning. Whether it is beautifully engineered and created halibut hooks, or the magnificent totem poles of the area, to the stories, poetry and drawings for the inception of the Alaska Magazine, to the creation and evolution of Wearable Art in Alaska artists continue to make the world we live in meaningful and joyful.

Handmade Human Powered Boat Race

Sunday, August 6, 2023
2:00 pm3:00 pm
Thomas Basin, Float #6

Have you used enough duct tape to keep your vessel sea-worthy? It's time to see if your ideas float! Prizes awarded for Fastest Adult, Fastest Youth (16 and under), most artistic, and most likely to sink! Check-in is between 1:30 - 1:50 pm. The race starts at 2:00 pm!

The Positive Impact of the Arts Sector in Ketchikan

  • Impact of the Arts Sector in Ketchikan

    5,700,000 million annually

  • Direct employment by Arts Sector in Ketchikan


  • Volunteer Hours for KAAHC in 2023


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