Emerging contemporary Native artists share their work at the Anchorage Museum
March 19, 2007
Eight emerging Alaska Native artists will present their work at the Anchorage Museum from 2 to 5:30 p.m. Sunday, March 25, as part of a showcase of contemporary native arts.The program begins at 2 p.m. with a slide show presentation and discussion by featured artists Andrew Abyo, Percy Avugiak, Nick Galanin, Ed Mighell, Da-ka-xeen Mehner, Dimi Macheras, Holly Nordlum and Patricia Lekanoff-Gregory. Following the presentation, local filmmaker Andrew MacLean will screen his film When the Season is Good, a documentary project of the Alaska Native Arts Foundation. Both programs will be held in the museum auditorium and are included with admission ($8 for adults, $7 for seniors and free for museum members and children under 18). For more information call 343-6187. This event concludes a two-day Contemporary Native Arts Festival, a collaboration between the Anchorage Museum and the Alaska Native Heritage Center to recognize and support Alaska's emerging Native artists in the visual and performing arts.