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April 7–13 2024

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Open Mic

Sunday, April 7, 2024
6:00 pm9:00 pm

Rochester Contemporary Art Center Call to Artists

Monday, April 8, 2024
137 East Ave
Rochester, NY 14604
Call to Artists Deadline April 8, 2024

Here's why you should get involved:
FREE: Participating in 6x6 is absolutely free and all entries are accepted.
NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL: Artists from around the world are welcome.
MEANINGFUL: Funds raised by the donated artworks help support RoCo’s mission.

What you need to know:
WHO: Creative peoples of all ages from around the world - no artistic background needed!
WHAT: Thousands of 6” x 6” (or 15cm x 15cm) from all around the world!
WHEN: US entries mailed by April 8 // International entries mail by April 1
WHERE: Rochester Contemporary Art Center, Rochester, NY, USA in-person and online

"Radiance in the Rainforest: Capturing the Northern Lights in Southeast Alaska" a solo exhibit by Naona "Peaches" Wallin

Monday, April 8, 20249:00 amFriday, April 26, 20243:00 pm
Main Street Gallery

In this solo exhibit, photographer Naona "Peaches" Wallin targets a period of solar maximum with increased solar flares and sunspots - the perfect conditions to capture Aurora Borealis activity and share its colorful beauty.

April Story SLAM!

Tuesday, April 9, 2024
7:00 pm8:30 pm
Creek Street Cabaret
KETCHIKAN, AK 99901-6430

Arts Report on KRBD

Thursday, April 11, 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.

Salmon Walk Artist Market Booth Application Deadline!!!

Friday, April 12, 2024
4:30 pm5:00 pm
Museum Parking Lot

Artists!!! Get ready for a fishy Artist Market celebrating the Ketchikan Salmon Market!! There are only 29 booths available and they will go first come first serve to artists who create original work, with a salmon or creek or ocean theme!!!

Call with questions!

Artesian Arts Festival - Call to Artists

Saturday, April 13, 2024

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 Sector in Ketchikan

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