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Free Artist Talk with Artist-in-Residence Lily Hope (Tlingit)

by Amy Carney on 2018-07-25T13:24:00-08:00 in Events, Museums | Comments

Lily Hope, Tlingit artistThe Sheldon Jackson Museum is pleased to announce that artist-in-residence Lily Hope (Tlingit) will give a talk entitled “Origins and Kinesthetic Memories of Chilkat and Ravenstail Weaving,” at the museum on Saturday, July 28th at 2pm. The talk and accompanying Powerpoint will take the audience through a history of Chilkat and Ravenstail weaving, including honoring teachers, spiritual practices, materials used, and visual recognitions of these Northwest Coast textiles.

Lily Hope will be in residence until the end of the day on August 11th. For more details about the days and times

Hope will be at the museum or for questions about her two Ravenstail weaving classes or presentations, please call (907) 747-8981. To view all events related to the Native Artist Residency Program, visit the Friends of Sheldon Jackson Museum Facebook page or the Alaska State Museum website.

The Native Artist Residency Program is made possible through the support of the Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic (LEX-NG) Fund, Sitka Fine Arts Camp, Alaska Airlines, the Friends of the Sheldon Jackson Museum, and private donations.

Summer hours at the Sheldon Jackson Museum 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m, Tuesday through Saturday. The museum is closed holidays. Summer admission is $7 for adults and $6 for seniors. Visitors 18 and under are admitted free of charge. Assistance is available for visitors with special needs. Please contact the museum for more information at 907.747.8981.

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