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The Alaska State Museum participates in Virtual First Friday

by Amy Carney on 2020-09-30T14:34:39-08:00 in Alaska State Museum, Events | Comments

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

Road sign reads Indian River with "Land" spray-painted over "River".

Image: Nicholas Galanin, Get Comfortable
Purchased with the support of the Rasmuson Foundation.  ASM 2013-51-1

Juneau - The Alaska State Museum is participating in Virtual First Friday, organized by the Juneau Arts & Humanities Council.  In case you missed seeing this exhibit in person, Simply Big will be available online on the Alaska State Museum’s website beginning at 4:30 PM on October 2, 2020.

Simply Big is an exhibit of large format artworks from the Alaska State Museum collection made between 1970 and 2020 by renowned artists from around the state. This collection of artwork ranges in subject and media and includes works that have not been on exhibit before as well as recent acquisitions made possible by the Rasmuson Foundation.

Artists:

  • Perry Adkins
  • Alvin Amason
  • Richard Benson
  • Bill Brody
  • Alex Combs
  • Mark Daughhetee
  • Mark Fejes
  • Nicholas 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 Sorensen
  • 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 and to verify admission fees which will increase this fall 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.  Assistance is available for visitors who have special needs. Please contact visitor services at 465-2901 before the visit.

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


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