No foolin’, the Greater Sitka Arts Council will host its annual Spring Art Walk from 5-8 p.m. on Friday, April 1.
This event will feature art presentations at a variety of local art galleries, businesses, and public buildings. Walkers can pick up a passport from any of the participating galleries, with the opportunity to win a $100 gift card from a drawing of all the completed passports. Just get your passport stamped at each gallery, and when your passport is full drop it off at the Island Artists Gallery to be entered in the drawing.
This year’s event didn’t list which artists are at each gallery, but here’s a list of the participating galleries and businesses:
- Island Institute, 304 Baranof Street
- Raindance Gallery, 205 Monastery Street
- Sitka Rose Gallery, 419 Lincoln Street
- Artist Cove Gallery, 241 Lincoln Street
- Fisherman’s Eye Gallery, 239 Lincoln Street
- Abby’s Reflection Apparel and Quiltworks, 231 Lincoln Street
- Sitka Lutheran Church, 224 Lincoln Street
- Homeport Eatery, 209 Lincoln Street
- Island Artists Gallery, 205B Lincoln Street
- Old Harbor Books, 201 Lincoln Street
- For Me & My House / Knitting With Class, 102 Lincoln Street
- William Stortz Gallery at City Hall, 100 Lincoln Street (second floor)
- Larkspur Café, 2 Lincoln Street
- Devilfish Gallery, 1 Lincoln Street
- Sheet’ká Kwáan Naa Kahídi (Sitka Herring Festival), 200 Katlian Street
- University of Alaska Southeast Sitka Campus, 1332 Seward Avenue
For more information, contact Sarah Lawrie of the Greater Sitka Arts Council at 747-2787 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sitka artists are hosting their annual fall Sitka Art Walk from 5-9 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 27, at several businesses around Sitka. This event takes place on Black Friday, which is a sales tax holiday in Sitka.
New this year, you could win $100 by participating. Visit each gallery listed in the Fall Art Walk passport (available from each participating venue on the night of the Art Walk). Each participating venue will give you a sticker, stick it under the venue name. Bring full passports with name and contact information to a drop box at Homeport Eatery and be entered in a drawing to win a $100 gift card.
Galleries and businesses participating in this fall’s art walk are:
- Island Institute, 304 Baranof, Featuring photos and prints from Ellie Schmidt, Berrett Wilbur and Annika Ord
- Raindance Gallery, 205 Monastery, Featuring carvings by Tommy Joseph and Kristina Cranston
- Sitka Rose Gallery, 419 Lincoln, Featuring watercolors by Iko Sullivan
- Artist’s Cove Gallery, 241 Lincoln, Featuring works by a variety of artists
- Fisherman’s Eye Gallery, 239 Lincoln, Featuring art by Libby Stortz and George Estrella
- Abby’s Reflection, 231 Lincoln, Featuring quilts and other fabric art
- Sitka Lutheran Church, 224 Lincoln, Featuring works on paper by Michaela Coleman
- Homeport Eatery, 209 Lincoln, Featuring aprons by Laura Kaltenstein and art by Cara Jane Murray
- Island Artists Gallery, 205 B Lincoln, Featuring more than 20 local artists
- Old Harbor Books, 201 Lincoln, Book release of “Ed Ricketts from Cannery Row to Sitka, AK,” edited by Jan Straley with illustrations by Norm Campbell
- Robertson’s Gallery and Custom Framing, 128 Lincoln, Featuring art by David Gross, Allie High, Ernest Robertson, Dixie Hansen and Barbara Lavellee
- For Me & My House / Knitting With Class, 102 Lincoln, Featuring knitted art
- City and Borough of Sitka City Hall, 100 Lincoln, Featuring portraits by various artists
- Baranof Realty, 315 Seward, Featuring local artists
For more information, contact Sarah Lawrie of the Greater Sitka Arts Council at 738-5234 or 747-2787, or email her at email@example.com.