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Filling Empty Spaces – Attraction and Distraction Exhibition Closing Soon

by LAM Webmaster on 2023-04-14T15:02:00-08:00 in Events, Sheldon Jackson Museum | 0 Comments

red, blues, yellow, tan formlineIntrospection by Robert Hoffmann Filling Empty Spaces – Attraction and Distraction, an exhibition at the Sheldon Jackson Museum featuring new works by Robert Hoffmann (Tlingit), will be closing soon. The last day to see the exhibit is Saturday, April 22.

Hoffmann was one of three artists selected for the Sheldon Jackson Museum 2020-2023 Solo Artist Exhibition Series. His proposal was selected by panel from over a dozen applications. The next Solo Show Exhibition Series will take place in 2023. Images of the exhibition will be added under Online Exhibits.

Robert (Davis) Hoffmann, Xaashuch’eet, is originally from Kake. He is primarily a wood carver and painter but has also worked in multimedia sculpture. Hoffman has recently been experimenting with casting. He is represented by the Stonington Gallery in Seattle. His work can be found in private collections and museum collections, including the Sheldon Jackson Museum.

The Sheldon Jackson Museum is currently open Wednesday-Saturday, 10 am-4 pm, closed holidays. The museum is open by appointment only on Tuesdays. Summer admission rates start April 17: $9 for adults, $8 for seniors, free for ages 18 and under and active-duty military and their families (with an ID). You can contact the museum at (907) 747-8981.

For more information:

Amy Phillips-Chan, PhD
Director, Alaska Division of Libraries, Archives and Museums

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