JAHC offers Teaching Artists Academy series

If you are a professional artist who is interested in teaching your art form to school-aged students in a classroom setting, please consider signing up for this professional development opportunity.  Artists who complete the series will be eligible to apply for placement on local and state Teaching Artist Rosters, and

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2017 JSD All Elementary Student Art Exhibit

On Saturday, May 20th at Community Day on Campus, Mayor Ken Koelsch shared the following opening remarks with a full house of families, community members and educators for the 14th annual elementary student artist recognition ceremony. “As mayor of the City and Borough of Juneau,  I am honored to be here today

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All-City Elementary Art Exhibit Winners Announced

    Juneau School District and Juneau Arts and Humanities Council Announce 2017 Elementary Art Exhibit Winners The Juneau School District and the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council announce the winners of the 2017 All-City Elementary Art Exhibit. The award-winning pieces will be on exhibit in the public libraries this

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Poetry Out Loud State Champion Announced

2017 ALASKA STATE POETRY OUT LOUD FINALISTS ANNOUNCED JUNEAU, ALASKA – The Alaska State Council on the Arts (ASCA) and the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council (JAHC) are pleased to announce that Isabella Weiss, a freshman from Colony High School in Anchorage is Alaska's State Champion. Isabella will go onto represent Alaska

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2017 Poetry Out Loud Finalists Announced

2017 ALASKA STATE POETRY OUT LOUD FINALISTS ANNOUNCED JUNEAU, ALASKA – The Alaska State Council on the Arts (ASCA) and the Juneau Arts & Humanities Council (JAHC) are pleased to announce the ten state finalists for the 2017 Alaska Poetry Out Loud Competition.  These ten students have progressed in competition

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“Scaling Up” Artists’ workshop with Will Kozloff

Join Will Kozloff (see his work on Instagram @lodust) in creating the set pieces for the Governor’s Awards for the Arts. Learn about “Scaling Up” and becoming a successful public artist. At lunch time, take a break for lunch with Jeff Baird of the Rasmuson Foundation to talk about how

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15 Local Teaching Artists to Participate in Seminar Series

This Friday through Sunday, 15 local artists will participate in a Kennedy Center Arts-integrated seminar series on residency planning and lesson design. The seminars will be: Mapping the Journey: Planning Effective Residencies for Students and Anatomy of a Lesson: Designing Instruction. This is the final benefit as part of our Any Given Child

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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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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 Poetry Out Loud Video

The National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation present Poetry Out Loud: National Recitation Contest, in partnership with Alaska State Council on the Arts and Juneau Arts & Humanities Council. Poetry Out Loud provides a wonderful opportunity for high schools to introduce their students to poetry. Competitions in

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