First Friday in May

May 6, 2016  * 5-8pm

Sponsored by:

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If your business is interested in participating in the 2016 Art Walk please call 225.2211!

 Click here to review the 2015 Business Application

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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!

Passport Game Information:
5-8:00pm at participating businesses and the Main Street Gallery. Get your passport stamped at participating businesses during the Celebration of the Sea Art Walk on Friday, May 1st from 5-8:00pm for a chance to win two round-trip airline tickets anywhere Alaska Airlines flies. To pick up a passport stop by the Main Street Gallery! Sponsored by Alaska Airlines.

2015 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

Live Music at The Creek Street Cabaret
123 Stedman Street

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!

The Arts Council presents Scythian!
Great Alaskan Lumberjack Arena, 8:00 p.m.
Join us for a high energy concert of Celtic fiddling, thunderous energy, technical prowess, and storytelling songwriting! Scythian is part of the Torch Nights Performance Series. Contact the Arts Council for tickets at or 225-2211!
Catch a little bit of Scythian live in concert here.

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Click here for the 2015 Celebration of the Sea Art Walk Brochure!


2015 Art Walk Locations

 thcTwo Hippie Chicks. 706 Water
Featuring in-store specials and 10% off any purchase.




428547_194826643977574_959479083_nThe Fox Hole . 352 Front Street
Featuring local airbrush artist, Lisa Lusé. She will be demonstrating airbrush techniques and paintings, images and shirts for sale.


10628377_10153114446505907_2789857314855558917_n 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.



10479439_761034673944348_5793479116648705629_o 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.



ktbKetchikan 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
Serving refreshments!



Forget-Me-Not Sweater Shoppe . 605 Mission
Serving refreshments!




crlogo-200x63 Crazy Wolf Studio . 633 Mission
New artwork from Ken Decker and other local artists!


Store Photo (2)Parnassus Books . 105 Stedman Street
Woodwork by Quentin Yuill and Old School spoons and spatulas!



THM Grown on the RockTongass 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.

10527796_741858839186230_7958228642319574648_nThe Hive on The Creek . 716 Totem Way
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.




Fused and cast glass, 13”h x 2”d, Marvin Oliver Alaska Eagle Arts Gallery . #5 Creek Street
A “Raven” Retrospect of Marvin Oliver’s originals, serigraphs and sculpture!





Fish Creek CoFish Creek Company . #13 Creek Street
Live music!




Ketchikan Dry Goods . 219 Stedman
New jewelry by Christie Karo, Janine Gibbons and lots of other new items as well! Refreshments served.



ScottD_150121_1288hChinook 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!!


10996718_959359867408733_923755058967722687_nketch-i-kreatures! . 124 Thomas
Stop by our new location. We will have gluten-free, homemade refreshments!



stoneribs morturary poleBlackBackTotem Heritage Center . 601 Deermount Avenue (across the creek from City Park)
Check out the new Ketchikan Story Project kiosk created by Terry Pyles!  The kiosk features “Ketchikan: Our Native Legacy”.