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The youth activity program at the Alaska State Library, Archives, and Museum provides young people with opportunities to work with professional artists to learn artistic techniques and engage with art, history, and the collections of the Library, Archives, and Museum. These activities are sponsored by the Friends of the Alaska State Library, Archives, and Museum and are partially funded by the citizens of the City and Borough of Juneau through sales tax revenues.

Registration form

This form can be filled out digitally except for the signature. Please sign and return via email to Claire or in-person at the Alaska State Museum.

What to expect

Students should be prepared to participate for the full duration of the workshop and should wear clothing that get messy.

Parents are not required to stay for the activity, but should use their best judgment about whether their child needs extra support to be successful in the activity. The artists, staff, and volunteers of the youth activity program strive to make each workshop a positive experience for all skill levels, but if you have concerns about your child's ability, please contact Claire to discuss.

Coming soon

Saturday, May 5, 2018

Maritime Fest

We'll see you at Maritime Fest with activities about Alaska's maritime history with the Cape Decision Lighthouse Society. Learn about the Museum's upcoming exhibit about the sinking of the Princess Sophia, build your own lighthouse, and try your hand at some nautical knots.

Participants in Daniel Papke's activity show off their collage paintings and their funny faces.

Kids created a collaborative village out of clay, complete with outhouses, a museum, a Walmart, and giant lizard.

Artist Averyl Veliz talks about interior Alaskan habitats in the Athabaskan exhibits at the Museum.

Ruffs, quill pens, and original creations from a Shakespearean craft workshop.

Youth Activity Coordinator

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Claire Imamura
Alaska State Library
Andrew P. Kashevaroff State Library, Archives, & Museum
395 Whittier St.
Juneau, AK 99801
(907) 465-2458

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The Friends of the Alaska State Library, Archives, and Museum support youth in need by providing bus tokens for children and their parents who require transportation assistance. If your family would benefit from this, please contact the program coordinator.

A person experiencing a disability who needs accommodation for events hosted by the Alaska State Library, Archives, and Museum can contact the Division’s ADA coordinator at (907) 465-2988 to make any necessary arrangements.