Park Showcases “Up and Coming Artists"
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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?
The transfer of Alaska from Russia took place in Sitka. On October 18, 1867, the Russian flag was lowered on Castle Hill, home of Alaska's Russian governors, the American flag was raised, and a brief exchange of statements completed the transfer of Alaska to the United States.