"Tales on the Tail"

Bruce Simonson, the artist who decorated this six foot whale tail, intends the design to celebrate and honor Juneau’s vibrant performing arts community and its many dedicated arts organizations. This sculpture is one of ten similar whale tails created for a project conceived and funded by Laraine Derr as part

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Mayor's Awards for the Arts, 2016

Juneau Arts & Humanities Council announces the selection of the recipients for the Ninth Annual Mayor’s Awards for the Arts, to be presented at the JAHC Season 43 Kick-off party on Friday, August 19, at 5:30 – 7:30 pm at the JACC. Recipients are: Artist: Vera Starbard Bedard. Vera wrote

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Artists As Educators: Seminar Series

Calling all Teaching Artists interested in FREE Professional Development from The Kennedy Center! September 23, 24 & 25, 2016  The Juneau Arts and Humanities Council will sponsor visiting Teaching Artist, Randy Barron for a dual seminar series for teaching artists working in school settings. Seminar Series: “Mapping the Journey: Planning

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The Art Center Feasibility Study

The Art Center (previously referred to at the Willoughby Arts Complex) is moving forward. The project is based on a Feasibility Study produced by The McDowell Group in November 2015. Read: ExecutiveSummary WAC Financial Feasibility Part II 11_24_15

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11 Juneau Reps attend Arts Integration Conference in D.C.

A team of Juneau educators traveled to Washington, D.C. at the end of June for a three-day conference on Arts Integration sponsored by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.  The team included four principals, an art specialist, and an instructional coach from the Juneau School District; School of

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2016 Mayor's Awards for the Arts Nominations being accepted

Juneau – Juneau Arts & Humanities Council calls for nominations for the Mayor’s Awards for the Arts Juneau Arts & Humanities Council invites nominations for the 2016 Mayor’s Awards for the Arts. Awards will be presented in these categories: Volunteer For the Arts: Recognizes individuals whose support for the arts

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Nancy's Report from 2016 Americans for the Arts Conference in Boston

Thursday 6/16 Public Art Network Award Presentation Presented to Barbara Goldstein, author of Public Art By the Book, and works to bring people together creating place through public art. She highlighted some of her favorite pieces, and noted that our government agenda are the lofty goals of bringing people together,

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PRESS RELEASE: Burglary and Vandalism at the JACC

—PRESS RELEASE— Burglary and Vandalism at the JACC 6/3/16 Sometime during the night of June 2nd, 2016 the lobby shop at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center (JACC) was vandalized and burglarized. Executive Director, Nancy DeCherny was notified by the morning custodial crew on Friday morning (June 3rd) that significant

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Arts UP! What's happening in Juneau week of June 2, 2016

  Welcome to Juneau! What’s happening this week: the highlights Thursday June 2 – June 8, 2016 586-ARTS • complete calendar online at www.jahc.org Usual ticket outlets: Juneau Arts & Culture Center, Hearthside Books downtown & Valley, Rainy Retreat Books and online at jahc.org              Thursday Jun 2   10am-5pm                House

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The Arts Complex, the Architects and YOU!

On June 7 from 5pm – 8pm at the Juneau Valley Library Join the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council to meet the Arts Complex architects and help them understand our collective vision as they enter the conceptual design phase of our new building. A public open house will be held

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