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Sheldon Jackson Museum Tsimshian Artist-In-Residence Abel Ryan Virtual Talk

by LAM Webmaster on 2020-07-15T10:12:00-08:00 in Sheldon Jackson Museum, Events | Comments

Abel Ryan shows of a drum he painted that depicts an octopus.SITKA – The Friends of Sheldon Jackson Museum will stream Alaska Native Artist-in-Residence Abel Ryan (Tsimshian) giving a 1 hour virtual Residency Recap Talk on Thursday, July 16th at 3pm on Zoom. The Artist’s Recap Talk will outline the work he created while at the museum. People can watch the virtual talk on Zoom using meeting ID: 817 2554 6379 and password: 647657. The recording of the talk will be posted to the Friends of Sheldon Jackson Museum YouTube Channel in the near future.

This year’s Alaska Native Artist Residency Program is made possible with an Art Works II Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts and with support from the Friends of Sheldon Jackson Museum, Alaska Airlines, and private donations. People with questions about the Alaska Native Artist Residency Program, artist-led Zoom classes, art class materials, or operating hours and admission fees may call the museum directly at (907) 747-8981.

Visitors are welcome to visit the Sheldon Jackson Museum Wednesday through Saturday between 12pm and 4pm. Admission fees for adults is $5, $4 for ages 65+, and free for youth 18 and under or for Friends of Sheldon Jackson Museum or Alaska State Museum members. The public should continue to pay by credit card. The Sheldon Jackson Museum is compliant with State mandates pertaining to Alaska State Libraries, Archives and Museums. For more information on current State of Alaska mandates: COVID-19 health mandates and advisories.

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