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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Wooch.eén Yéi Jintuné Class: Free Formline Design with Robert Mills

Free Formline Design Class with Robert Mills! About the Program:  The Juneau Arts & Humanities Council (JAHC) and Central Council Tlingit & Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska (CCTHITA) are excited to announce the Wooch.eén Yéi Jintuné Series: We Are Working Together – a new Juneau artist residency series. These residences

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Call the Governor today

Our friends at Fairbanks Art Council sent this message with useful links: Start off your weekend with some civic action! The last time I reached out was to encourage you to write to legislators about voting for HB2001, the bill that contains funding for Alaska State Council on the Arts

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In memory of Ivan James

We noted with sadness the passing of Ivan James.  Mr James was an artist from Kake who served his country in the National Guard. He was stationed in the old Armory, now the Juneau Arts and Culture Center, in 1971. That year, the Armory served the community as the morgue at the

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Call for Applications: 2019-20 Gallery Season

Applications are now closed. The 2019-20 Gallery Season will be announced by June 15, 2019. APPLY TO BE A JAHC GALLERY ARTIST! The Juneau Arts & Humanities Council is now accepting applications from artists to exhibit during the 2019-20 Gallery Season. The Gallery Season runs October 2019 – through September

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