August 2020 First Friday Events

Happy First Friday, everyone! Here’s what’s on deck this month: JAHC: Fresh Air Market FRESH-AIR MARKET: Working closely with the City and Borough of Juneau and in collaboration with Downtown Business Association, the Council is organizing Fresh Air Markets on First Friday, August 7 and Sept 4 (covid-19 conditions permitting)

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Fresh Air Market: Virtual and In-Person on August 7

Exciting news! We are working closely with the Downtown Business Association and CBJ to bring you a Fresh Air Market this coming First Friday — both in-person and virtual! VIRTUAL MARKETS The Virtual Market will be released on our online shop and items will be listed and up for the

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Community Cookbook Exhibit and June Virtual Friday

This month we’re excited to present a virtual COMMUNITY COOKBOOK! Food is a center of so many of our lives, and we all have recipes and flavors that have helped shape who we are. Participants submitted one or more favorite recipes — a recipe passed down through generations, food used

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CALL FOR ART: Community Cookbook

This month the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council is collecting recipes for our June Virtual First Friday Gallery, “Community Cookbook”. Food is a center of so many of our lives, and we all have recipes and flavors that have helped shape who we are.  Participate by submitting one of your

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Virtually First Friday – May 2020

Welcome to the second Virtual First Friday of 2020! We have a lot to share with you this month, in Juneau and across the state! To view everything happening tonight, visit our First Friday page — where we have virtual exhibits, performances, and First Friday specials on food from our

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Scholarship and grant application deadline extended

The application deadline for Major Grants, Individual Artist Grants, and Fine Art Scholarships extended to May 15, while we figure out how to manage the auditions virtually.

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Poetry Omnibus 2020 selections announced

Ceann Murphy, the Poetry Omnibus coordinator, sent the list of poems selected for placement on the Capital Transit buses this year. There were 89 entries this year! Thanks to Anne Sutton and Emily Wall for judging the adult category and Amy Pinney and Clara Miller for judging the youth category. 

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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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Call for Art: Logo for Rock Aaw’k

CALL FOR ART APPLICATION The Juneau Arts & Humanities Council is looking for formline design logo art for the new biennial indigenous music festival, Rock Aaw’k, planned for June 11 – 13, 2021, in Juneau. ROCK AAW’K PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The Juneau Indigenous Music Festival, Rock Aaw’k, is a biennial weekend-long

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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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