HUMAN:ties – a $10,000 social practice grant by the Alaska Humanities Forum

Check out this incredible opportunity celebrating the intersection of art & humanitarian projects, hosted by the Alaska Humanities Forum. Program Website Grant Information Online Application HUMAN:ties Featured on KSKA’s Hometown Alaska A description from the website: The Alaska Humanities Forum’s HUMAN:ties initiative explores the influence of human connection on one’s

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Thank you for the Grand Piano!

Thank you so much to all those who helped the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council purchase a new grand piano, the Wilhelm Schimmel, now in the JACC, and officially dedicated in concert on Thursday evening, July 6. Special thanks to pianist Mary Watson, whose vision, dedication, and leadership led to

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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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Call for Art: Season 44 Brochure

Call for Art: Season 44 Cover Art, Juneau Arts & Humanities Council The JACC needs you, artists!  Background: The Juneau Arts & Humanities Council will soon present Season 44 of the Performing Arts & Culture Concert series, special fundraising events, free community events, and annual grant, scholarship, gallery, and festival opportunities. While Season 44 events officially begin in September

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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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JAHC hosts “Paint Big REALLY BIG!” Workshop with Visiting Artist Cynthia Schildhauer

The Juneau Arts & Humanities Council will sponsor a painting workshop with visiting artist Cynthia Schildhauer Friday June 16 – Sunday, June 18. Join artist Cynthia Schildhauer for a weekend of large-scale, intuitive painting. With exercises to stimulate creativity, participants are gently led to experience the freedom of using fresh,

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JAHC to Host Grantsmanship Training Program in August

Grantseekers can learn proven grantsmanship techniques at workshop to be held in Juneau, August 14-18, 2017. Juneau Arts & Humanities Council will host a Grantsmanship Training Program in Juneau, the week of August 14-18. The intensive, five-day, hands-on workshop for nonprofit and government grantseekers will take participants step by step

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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 Omnibus winners announced

Ceann Murphy, the Poetry Omnibus coordinator sends this: Thanks to everyone who participated in the 2016 Poetry OmniBus. We had an amazing response. The judges had a very difficult job to select 32 poems out of the 85 poems submitted. I encourage everyone to participate in the 2017 contest, which

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