First Friday in May
May 1, 2015 * 5-8pm
Celebrate art and the start of a new season at the Arts Council’s 15th 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 and live music by Scythian!
2015 Art Walk Locations
Two Hippie Chicks. 706 Water
Featuring in-store specials and 10% off any purchase.
The Fox Hole . 352 Front Street
Featuring local airbrush artist, Lisa Lusé. She will be demonstrating airbrush techniques and paintings, images and shirts for sale.
Main Street Gallery . 330 Main
Opening reception for “Exquisite Deviations” exhibit, an Open Call, mixed media exhibit in which artists are given an excerpt of a short story to translate into their own artistic visual style. Artwork will be hung in the gallery in order, forming a visual interpretation of the complete short story.
Julie’s Fine Jewelry . 120 Front Street
Featuring artists Wayne McMurchie’s Native sterling silver jewelry and Barbara Bennett from Bennett Beadery!
Alaska Northern Lights . 206 Main
Hand painted stoneware dishes and Alaska gifts.
Ketchikan Theatre Ballet . 400 Mission Street #205
Open house with micro-dance performances!
Scanlon Gallery . 318 Mission
Featuring George Estrella, silversmith, and Brian Elliot, wood & linocut block print artist with new releases.
Arctic Spirit Gallery. 318 Mission
Forget-Me-Not Sweater Shoppe . 605 Mission
Crazy Wolf Studio . 633 Mission
New artwork from Ken Decker and other local artists!
Parnassus Books . 105 Stedman Street
Woodwork by Quentin Yuill and Old School spoons and spatulas!
Tongass Historical Museum . 629 Dock
Discover the history and the challenges of growing produce and raising livestock in the temperate rainforest of Southern Southeast Alaska in the museum’s newest exhibit, “Grown on the Rock”. New Ketchikan Story Project kiosk created by Terry Pyles.
Featuring hand dyed yarns by local Alaskan artists Daisy Hays and Raven Frog fibers from Sitka.
Soho Coho Gallery . #5 Creek Street
Featuring Eric Bealer’s latest wood engravings, Grace Freeman’s new metal prints and “Little Red Snapperhood, A Fishy Fairy Tale” by Neal Gilbertsen, author & Evon Zerbetz, illustrator. Yummy refreshments will be served.
Alaska Eagle Arts Gallery . #5 Creek Street
A “Raven” Retrospect of Marvin Oliver’s originals, serigraphs and sculpture!
Fish Creek Company . #13 Creek Street
Ketchikan Dry Goods . 219 Stedman
New jewelry by Christie Karo, Janine Gibbons and lots of other new items as well! Refreshments served.
Chinook and Company . 307 Stedman
Introducing two great Alaskan designers’ Salmon Sisters clothing line; along with a new super soft wonderful organic baby clothing line—made in America. And, some great new repurposed furniture pieces too!!
ketch-i-kreatures! . 124 Thomas
Stop by our new location. We will have gluten-free, homemade refreshments!
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Special Events – Friday, May 1
Blessing of the Fleet
Alaska Fish House dock, 5:00 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.
Live Music at The New York Cafe
207 Stedman Steet
Ketchikan CHARR’s “A Taste of Ketchikan”
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
18th Annual Shanties of the Sea
Alaska Fish House, 5 Salmon Landing, 6:00 p.m.
Join Greg Thomas for a rollicking good time in the annual Celebration of Shanties and Songs from the Sea!