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Events & Performances

Weekly Calendar of Upcoming Events and Performances

To have your event added to The Arts and Culture Calendar contact:
Colm Wykoff: 907-225-2211

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May 28–June 3, 2023

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Kayhi Graduation

Sunday, May 28, 2023
4:00 pm6:00 pm

Kayhi Graduation

Playing with Fire - The Commons Gallery

Friday, April 21, 20236:00 pmFriday, July 7, 20236:00 pm

Call for Artist and Request for Proposals - Southeast Island School Disctrict - Hollis School

Wednesday, May 31, 2023
4:30 pm11:30 pm

The deadline to submit proposals via GOOGLE DRIVE folder (included in Call information) is May 31, 2023, 11:55 pm, Alaska Daylight Savings Time. See downloadable information sheet below.

Call Lisa Cates for information
907-530-7108 or 208-860-7752

Filipino Folk Dance Classes!!!!

Wednesday, May 31, 2023
5:00 pm6:00 pm

Classes for adults and youth coming soon!!!! Call Alma with your questions.

Last Day of School

Thursday, June 1, 2023

Call for Artists DEADLINE for 3rd Quarter 2023 exhibit at The Commons Gallery

Thursday, June 1, 2023
The Commons Gallery

A quarterly exhibit opportunity for new and established artists at The Commons Gallery.

Ketchikan Dance Film Festival Submission

Thursday, June 1, 2023

The Ketchikan Dance Film Festival will take place Saturday, Sept. 30th 2023 in downtown Ketchikan, AK. Hosted by Hughes And Vecchione Dance Projects. Official selections for the 2023 Ketchikan Dance Film Festival will be presented to a live audience during a free indoor screening at the downtown Ketchikan Coliseum Theatre.

Arts Report on KRBD

Thursday, June 1, 2023
8:20 am8:35 am

Each week at approximately 8:20 am KRBD hosts the Ketchikan Area Arts and Humanities Council for their weekly report on arts and humanities in Ketchikan and the surrounding area. Get a synopsis of the local music scene, performances, Gallery exhibits, pop-ups, and Calls to artists. The Arts Report often features special guests from the Ketchikan Theatre Ballet, Artists, and Curators. Tune in weekly to KRBD 105.3 FM Ketchikan, Metlakatla and Saxman, 107.1 FM North Ketchikan, Ward Cove, and Ketchikan, 101.7: Craig, 90.7: North Point Higgins, 90.1: Mountain Point, Hydaburg, Klawock, and Thorne Bay.
If you would like your event to be aired in the Arts Report please let us know by the Thursday prior.

Music on the Dock - DJ Archieologic

Thursday, June 1, 2023
12:00 pm1:00 pm

Sea Shanties!!!

Thursday, June 1, 2023
6:00 pm7:00 pm
Alaska Fish House

Join in on an evening of Sea Shanties! Stop by for casual singing, dining, drinks and community with Greg Thomas and Diane Slagle!
Alaska Fish House-6pm

KIC Canoe Launching Celebration

Friday, June 2, 2023
11:30 am1:30 pm

Everyone is welcome to celebrate a canoe launching and acknowledgement of canoe maker Marvin Oliver on Friday June 2nd. Potluck lunch at the KIC building, 2960 Tongass, and the Canoe will be launched from Bar Harbor Boat Launch at 1pm. Please bring your favorite Native food to share and enjoy the celebration!

Music on the Dock - Niles Corpororn

Friday, June 2, 2023
12:00 pm1:00 pm

Main Street Gallery Opening - "Artists of Ketchikan"

Friday, June 2, 2023
5:00 pm7:00 pm

The "Artists of Ketchikan Invitational" showcases Ketchikan's artists for June and July at the Main Street Gallery.

Main Street Gallery "Artists of Ketchikan"

Friday, June 2, 20235:00 pmFriday, July 28, 20233:00 pm
Main Street Gallery

An annual invitational exhibit showcasing works of accomplished local artist. Opening Reception Friday, June 2nd from 5:00pm to 7:00pm. This exhibit will remain on display until Friday, July 28th, 2023.

Image Credits
Stephen Jackson, Seward Shame Pole, Saxman, Alaska, 2017 - Ketchikan Community Concert Band, image credit Felix Wong - Evy Posey, "Cosmic Wyvern", Mixed UP the 35th Annual Wearable Art Show, 2021 – Ricardo Búrquez, "My World", 2016 - Evon Zerbetz & Rich Stage, "A Trip to the Library", 2012 - Terry Pyles, "Yeltatzie Salmon", 2015

Kathy Flora, Marcie Pungowiyi, New Path Dancers, "Thunder”, ShapeShift the 26th Annual Wearable Art Show, 2012, image credit Ernie Meloche - Rhonda Green, Tongass Historical Museum entry gate, 2021 - Ketchikan Theatre Ballet, Spring Gala "The Four Seasons" May 2021 -  Nathan Jackson, "New Thundering Wings", 2016 – First City Players, "39 Steps", Jack Finnegan, 2021, image credit Jeff Fitzwater - Jackie Keizer "Sailing Off Into A Tequila Sunrise", Mixed UP the 35th Annual Wearable Art, image credit Jeanette Sweetman 2021 - Shawna Hofmann, Andiamo Dance Company, image credit Jeanette Sweetman, 2021- Ricardo Búrquez, “Pipe Junction” 2021 - Isreal Shotridge, Chief Johnson's Totem Pole, Ketchikan, AK. 1955

The Positive Impact of the Arts in Ketchikan

  • Impact of the Arts in Ketchikan

    5,700,000 million annually

  • Direct employment by arts sector


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