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Gallery Walk at Juneau-Douglas City Museum Dec. 3

December 1, 2021 – FYI

During Gallery Walk on Friday, December 3, the Juneau-Douglas City Museum is featuring an opening reception for an exhibit “Voices of the Wilderness, Artist-In Residency Retrospective,” Smokey Bear, and a silent art auction:

  • Opening Reception for “Voices of the Wilderness, Artist-In Residency Retrospective,” 4:30 – 7 p.m. on December 3: Features artwork by former participants of the U.S. Forest Service Voices of the Wilderness program who spent their residency in the Kootznoowoo Wilderness and the Tracy Arm-Fords Terror Wilderness in the Tongass National Forest. During the opening reception visitors will be able to meet Smokey Bear, learn about fire safety, and can try their hand at “up close” nature drawing. Kids of all ages can take home free U.S. Forest Service activity books, and learn more about the Tongass Forest from local Forest Service Ranger Sean Rielly. There will be no refreshments at the reception and masks must be worn at all times while inside the museum.
  • Silent Art Auction, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. on December 3: Included in the auction are prints by Dale De Armond, JoAnne George, Eustace Paul Ziegler, Mark Wheeler, Byron Birdsall, Rie Munoz, and Nancy Taylor Stonington. All prints are unframed and will be on display in the Murray Gallery. See a list of prints prior to the silent auction here. In addition to the silent auction, there will be a selection of artwork with minor damage available to by making an offer.

Masks must be worn at all times while inside the museum.

For more information, contact Curator of Public Programs Elissa Borges at 907-586-3572 or elissa.borges@juneau.org.