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March 24–30 2024

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First Lutheran Church - A Ketchikan Easter Week Journey

Friday, March 22, 2024Saturday, March 30, 2024

"Burning the Midnight Oil" an Open Call Exhibit

Monday, March 4, 20249:00 amFriday, March 29, 20243:00 pm
Main Street Gallery

This fun Open Call exhibit invites artists of all skills and mediums to create a work of art within a 24-hour period...who knows whats going to happen!

Rainy Day Quilt Guild Meeting

Tuesday, March 26, 2024
6:30 pm8:00 pm
Holy Name Parish Hall

Join us for our monthly meeting (regular date subject to change due to the Christmas Holiday and annual Quilt Show).

Arts Report on KRBD

Thursday, March 28, 2024
8:20 am8:35 am
KRBD Studio

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.

Diane Slagle - Always leave them wanting more

Thursday, March 28, 2024
7:00 pm8:30 pm
Main Street Gallery - 330 Main Street

Enjoy a wonderful evening of music with Diane Slagle and her guests as we celebrate musicians and composers who have passed away recently. $15 at the door!


Friday, March 29, 2024
5:00 pm6:00 pm

Entry Guidelines:
Artwork must include birds, avian habitat and/or migratory bird patterns from the list providedon
the backpage.

Artwork must be recent, original, and not previously exhibited in Ketchikan, Alaska.

Open to all Alaskan artists working in all media with a maximum of two entries per artist.

Label each piece with “item 1”and “item 2” to correspond with each entry form.

All two-dimensional entries must be framed and ready to hang (hardware, wire etc.) All three-dimensional entries must be ready for display. Note on entry form if you include stands or props with your piece.

You may sell your artwork at the exhibit. Proceeds benefit the artist (65%) with 25% going to SEADC educational programs including this juried art show and 10% to KVB.

Submit your work to:
Southeast Alaska Discovery Center
50 Main Street, Ketchikan, Alaska 99901 C/O Hummingbird Festival
Mailed entries must include return postage.

Dates to Remember:
Entry deadline: Friday, March 29, 2024, at 5:00 p.m.
Opening Reception: Friday, April 6, 2024, at 5:00 p.m.
The art show will be on display at the Southeast Alaska Discovery Center until June 30, 2024.

Adult Best of Show (18 & up) - $500.00
Juvenile Best of Show -$100.00
Adult First Prize - $300.00
Juvenile First Prize - $75.00
Adult Honorable Mention - $200.00
Juvenile Honorable Mention - $50.00

We reserve the right to exclude work that is inappropriate for this exhibit or is not properly prepared for display. Your work will be treated with care. The Forest Service and the Ketchikan Visitors Bureau are not responsible for loss or damage of artwork.

For questions contact Hazel Brewi at 228-6246 or

Call to Artists - A Wrinkle in Time

Saturday, March 30, 2024

Lovers of books, of crafting, and of science fantasy! Create a work inspired by Madeleine L'Engle's classic novel, A Wrinkle in Time, which First City Players will soon be bringing to the stage! Art may be in any median and all ages are invited to participate. Works submitted by Saturday, March 30th will also be included in a pop-up exhibit at the Main Street Gallery. Contact FCP or the Ketchikan Public Library with any questions. Also, The Ketchikan Public Library is hosting an art creation workshop on Wednesday, March 13th from 2 to 4pm.

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

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