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The Alaska State Museum participates in Virtual First Friday

by Amy Carney on 2020-06-30T08:00:00-08:00 in Alaska State Museum, Events | Comments

Women of Vision will be available online Friday, July 3 at 4:30 PM

Image: detail from Quilt, Crazy-Quilt Style, 1888, ASM III-O-979; detail from Death Comes to the Archbishop (Willa Cather), Sandy Gillespie, 2009, ASM 2009-31-1; detail from Gloves, Athabascan, c. 1900, ASM II-C-92.

The Alaska State Museum's online exhibit, Women of Vision, opens at 4:30pm on Friday, July 3 as part of the Juneau Arts & Humanities Council’s Virtual First Friday.  This exhibit will be available online: lam.alaska.gov/first-friday.

In recognition of the 100-year anniversary of women's suffrage in the United States, the Alaska State Museum is displaying highlights from the collection by women artists. These works span over a century and include recent acquisitions made possible by the Rasmuson Foundation.

For a fun student activity to try at home, visit the museum's education page to make art from found materials.

Media Contact:

Patience Frederiksen
Director
907.465.2911
patience.frederiksen@alaska.gov


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