Abel Ryan, Tsimshian ArtistThe Friends of Sheldon Jackson Museum will stream Alaska Native Artist-in-Residence Abel Ryan (Tsimshian) giving a 1 hour virtual Residency Recap Talk on Thursday, July 16th at 3pm on Zoom. The Artist’s Recap Talk will outline the work he created while at the museum.

People can watch the virtual talk on Zoom by going to: https://bit.ly/2ZwKQbr or https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81725546379?pwd= ZU96TTNTdWtCa2srOTRzLzFlVDhwdz09

and inputting the meeting ID: 817 2554 6379 and the password: 647657 .

The recording of the talk will be posted to the Friends of Sheldon Jackson Museum YouTube Channel in the near future.

The next artist-in-residence will be June Pardue (Alutiiq/Sugpiaq). She arrives July 24th and will work in the museum most days during operating hours – Wednesday through Saturday noon-4pm. Please come visit June while she is here and consider signing up for her Virtual Earring Making Class – limited to 12 people and filling up, this class will happen Sat., July 25th 2-3:30pm and Tues., July 28th 2-3:30pm. Students must register in advance and obtain materials in advance or purchase a kit direct from June containing earring materials. The earrings will be made with fish skin or moose hide or felt and porcupine quills and beads.