Where has the JACC gone?

March 18, 2020 Hello, On Tuesday, The City Manager’s office called to tell us that the City would be taking over the JACC to serve as an emergency shelter for the community’s homeless population during the Covid-19 emergency. They anticipate needing the facility until fall. The Arts Council had already

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Juneau Arts & Culture Center, Centennial Hall & Convention Center Closed for Public Use Until March 30

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT TO: All Media     FROM: Juneau Arts & Humanities Council RE: Juneau Arts & Culture Center & Centennial Hall Facility Closures MORE INFO:  nancy@jahc.org, meghan@jahc.org, board@jahc.org URLS: www.jahc.org   DATE: 3/16/20 RELEASE: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Juneau Arts & Culture Center, Centennial Hall & Convention Center Closed

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Winners of Wearable Art 2020: Joie de Vivre Announced

Winners of 2020 Wearable Art Extravaganza Joie de Vivre and Next Year’s Theme Announced The Juneau Arts & Humanities Council is delighted to announce the winners and honorees of the 2020 Wearable Art Extravaganza Joie de Vivre – the 20th anniversary of Wearable Art in Juneau! Jurors K.D. Roope, Nic

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Poetry Omnibus Competition now open

Greetings Poets. The Poetry OmniBus contest is now open.  Access the entry form from the website: juneaupoets.wordpress.com We had many many entries last year, so we ask only one entry per person, please. Please share this information with anyone you think may be interest.  Let me know if you have any

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Bob Banghart joins New JACC effort as executive director

From the New JACC Communications Desk: The Partnership Announces a New Executive Director of the New Juneau Arts & Culture Center (New JACC) We wanted YOU to be the first to know that Robert (Bob) Banghart has been named Executive Director of the New JACC project. Bob is the principal

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Geneva Woods needs a part time art teacher!

The Council is hiring for a part-time art teacher to work at Geneva Woods 4 days/week for the school year. This person works as part of a team of two to offer afterschool homework and arts for elementary school age children in Geneva Woods. Pay is 30/hour. (ACE teacher Job

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Creative Team set for Alaska Folk Festival Art

Proud of Juneau Arts and Humanities Council staff members Laura Miko and Meghan Chambers for being selected as the creative team for 2020’s Alaska Folk Festival! They will be working together to create the poster, backdrop, and all the cool Festival stuff – Can’t wait to see what they create!

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Artful Teaching Program Listed in National Report

Juneau Arts Education Programs Listed in National Report The Juneau Arts & Humanities Council (The Council), is thrilled to announce that the Artful Teaching program, co-sponsored by The Council, Juneau School District, and the University of Alaska Southeast has been highlighted in the Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies 2018 Annual Report. 

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Eighth Graders loved Devilfish

As part of our Any Given Child program to ensure that all of Juneau’s children have the opportunity to enjoy the arts, the eighth graders attended special performances of Perseverance Theatre’s production of Vera Starbard’s Devilfish.  They loved it! ‘Devilfish’ playwright’s favorite audience? Eighth graders.  

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Hiring for Part Time Art Teacher and Event Crew

We are hiring immediately for: a part time Art Teacher for our after-school art and homework program for elementary school children at Cedar Park. Teaching artists or certified teachers with experience with elementary age students are encouraged to apply. ARTSHOP teacher Job Description a part time seasonal (winter) Event Crew

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