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    Sitka

    National Historical Park Alaska

Park Showcases “Up and Coming Artists"

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Date: August 14, 2012

PIO or Contact Person:Becky Latanich

Telephone Number:907-747-0132

E-mail address: becky_latanich@nps.gov

Park Showcases "Up and Coming Artists"

 

Sitka National Historical Park (August 14, 2012) - Please join Sitka National Historical Park staff, artist Charlie Skultka, assistant Steven Price, and student art apprentices Jenny Dee Jeter, Brianna Schulz, Tommy Svilar, and Tatyanna Isaacs for the opening of their temporary exhibit: Sitka's Up and Coming Artists on Friday, August 17th at 12:00 p.m. at the Sitka National Historical Park Visitor Center.The exhibit will showcase the metal work, wood carving, beading, and weaving that the students produced during their art apprenticeship.A light lunch will be served.All are welcome.Please join us in celebration of these talented "Up and Coming Artists!"

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Did You Know?

Totem hall at Sitka National Historical Park

Alaska’s Governor John Brady asked leaders from several southeast Alaska villages to donate totem poles for public exhibitions outside of Alaska, and eventually, for display at Sitka’s popular public park. More than a dozen Tlingit and Haida poles were placed along the park’s trail in 1906. More...