First Friday in May
May 2, 2014 * 5-8pm
Celebrate art and the start of a new season at the Arts Council’s 14th Annual Celebration of the Sea Art Walk! Enjoy new art pieces by local artists, music, refreshments, and fun! Start at any participating location, and enjoy a wonderful spring evening of art! More special events follow on May 3rd!
2014 Art Walk Locations
Starboard Frames & Gifts . Plaza Mall, 1st floor from
Enter a drawing for a framed print by Dave Rubin! A special reception to welcome Spring Moon Barry and Jeremy Barry back to town! See new work from both artists and find speical pricing on many of their other pieces. Also discover the amazing cross-sections of boats and ships by Thomas Crestodina. Featuring the artwork of over 25 local artists and crafters! AND we have snacks!
Twisted Tree . 726 Water
Sea Inspired Wood Sculptures by Chris Hoyt, Sea Inspired Copper Wire Sculpture by Chris & Justin Hoyt, Sea Inspired Original T-Shirts by Chris & Debbie Hoyt and Sea Inspired Acrylic on Canvas & Acrylic on Reclaimed Wood Floors by Debbie Hoyt.
Main Street Gallery . 330 Main
Opening reception for “Knot Your Father’s Wood Shop” exhibit, an open-call show featuring artists who work with wood or bamboo, as well as tree bark, roots and needles. The show is sponsored by the Woodturning Group, but all are welcome!
Julie’s Fine Jewelry . 326 Dock
Featuring jewelry by local artist Wayne McMurchie and Barbara Bennett’s Beadery. One of the artists may make a special appearance!
Alaska Northern Lights . 206 Main
Hand painted stoneware dishes and Alaska gifts.
Artisan Market at the Alaska Fish House . 5 Salmon Landing
Featuring local artists and crafters!
Scanlon Gallery . 318 Mission
Featuring Jewelry by George Estrella, Silversmith and Watercolors by Brenda Schwartz, Marine Artist.
Arctic Spirit Gallery. 318 Mission
Featuring Wood Carvings by Tom Booth from Metlakatla and Estate Northwest Coast Basket Sale.
Forget-Me-Not Sweater Shoppe . 605 Mission
Children’s Arpillera Sweaters on sale for $19.99, Limited Supply.
Crazy Wolf Studio . 633 Mission
Grand Re-Opening at our new location at 633 Mission! Come see the new store and Ken Decker’s art.
Parnassus Books . 105 Stedman Street
Enter a drawing for a basket of “Sea Glass” books and see the artwork of Ketchikan High School Woodworking Department featuring the fine are of Daniel Shull.
Tongass Historical Museum . 629 Dock
Opening reception for “Voices of the Wilderness, Celebrating Artwork Inspired by Alaskan Wilderness.” Free refreshments served! “First in Fish, Ketchikan’s Commercial Fishing Traditions” exhibit will also be on display.
Soho Coho Gallery . #5 Creek Street
Featuring new paintings by Janine Gibbons, “From Our House to Your House: Ed and Helen Todd”. Plus Jewelry Trunk Show with new work by Janine Gibbons Designs. Trunk Show will be on Friday and Saturday. We are thrilled to have Janine and friends at Soho Coho all weekend!
Alaska Eagle Arts Gallery . #5 Creek Street
New works in Glass by Marvin Oliver.
Ketchikan Carver at the Creek . #28 Creek
New artwork by artist Norman Jackson. Norman will be in the studio carving!
The New York Cafe. 207 Stedman Steet
Grand Opening of The New York Cafe with live music!
Ketchikan Dry Goods . 219 Stedman
Handmade jewelry by Christie Karrow, Tory Shultz, Navone and J. jewelry. Fun creations by ketch-i-kreatures and Nana Ann’s bows too!
Chinook and Company . 307 Stedman
Featuring new work by Lisa Sayer and other great finds
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Special Events – Friday, May 2
Top Secret Unveiling – Stick around for hints!
Begins at “The Rock”
The Arts Council is creating something magical. Check back for hints as May 2nd draws near…
Blessing of the Fleet
Alaska Fish House dock, 5:30 p.m.
Come watch the blessing by First City Ministries from the dock and then enjoy appetizers at the Alaska Fish House. Fish provided by E.C. Phillips.
Friday Night Insights with Steve Henrikson
Southeast Alaska Discovery Center, 50 Main
7pm. The origins and diversity of northern Northwest Coast Native hats and headgear.
Live Jazz at Creek Street Cabaret
123 Stedman Street
Doors open at 5:00 p.m., Music starts at 7:00 p.m.
Ketchikan CHARR’s “A Taste of Ketchikan”
New KVB Visitors Center on Berth 2 dock
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
$20. Proceeds to benefit the Ketchikan CHARR Educational Fund Scholarship, 21+ only
17th Annual Shanties of the Sea
Alaska Fish House, 5 Salmon Landing, 7:30 p.m.
Join Greg Thomas for a rollicking good time in the annual Celebration of Shanties and Songs from the Sea!