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Alaska State Museum Opens New Exhibit Featuring Big Artworks from the Largest State

by Amy Carney on 2020-07-17T18:00:00-08:00 in Alaska State Museum, Events | Comments

Simply Big 1970-2020: Large Artworks from the Alaska State Museum Collection

On exhibit July 15 through September 2020

Road sign: Indian River with "Land" spray painted over "River".
Image: Nick Galanin, Get Comfortable
Purchased with the support of the Rasmuson Foundation. ASM 2013-51-1

Juneau – From large format photographs to towering canvases, the Alaska State Museum’s newest exhibition features artworks by renowned Alaskan artists with one thing in common: size. Simply Big is a collection of artwork made between 1970 and 2020 and includes works that have not been on exhibit before as well as recent acquisitions made possible by the by the Rasmuson Foundation. The exhibit includes works by artists:

  • Perry Adkins
  • Alvin Amason
  • Richard Benson
  • Bill Brody
  • Alex Combs
  • Mark Daughhtee
  • Mark Fejes
  • Nick Galanin
  • Lisa Gray
  • Linda Infante Lyons
  • Sonya Kelliher-Combs
  • Larry McNeil
  • Barry McWayne
  • Amy Meissner
  • Drew Michael
  • Don Mohr
  • Richard Montague
  • Leslie Morgan
  • Adam Ottavi- Schiesl
  • Daniel Papke
  • Robert Pfitzenmeyer
  • Anna Ramsburgh
  • Sheryl Maree Reily
  • Ruth Sorenson
  • Donald Varnell
  • Harold Nels Wallin
  • David Woodie
  • Kes Woodward

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 2912 a week in advance to make any necessary arrangements.

Summer hours, 12 p.m. noon to 4 p.m. For updated hours visit museums.alaska.gov. Summer admission is $7, with those age 18 and under admitted free.  An annual pass that allows unlimited visits to the Alaska State Museum and the Sheldon Jackson Museum in Sitka is available for $35.

Media Contact:
Patience Frederiksen
Director
907.465.2911
patience.frederiksen@alaska.gov
lam.alaska.gov


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