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Art and Cultural Facilities

Edwin DeWitt Carving Center

The Edwin DeWitt Carving Center is used for a wide range of traditional Alaska Native carving, totem pole restoration, and arts activities.  Visitors to this municipally-owned facility may catch a glimpse of esteemed artists such as Master Tlingit carver Nathan Jackson and Haida carver Donnie Varnell hard at work, or encounter emerging artists offering carvings and crafts for sale.


Location: 3 miles South of downtown Ketchikan.


Hours:  Varies

Admission:  None. During the summer months, Cape Fox Tours provides interpretive tours of the facility.

The Positive Impact of the Arts in Ketchikan

  • Impact of the Arts in Ketchikan

    5,700,000 million annually

  • Direct employment by arts sector


  • Volunteers


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