SITKA – Sheldon Jackson Museum artist-in residence, fish skin and gut sewer, beader and basket weaver June Pardue (Alutiiq/Sugpiaq) will give her Residency Recap Talk, the last event of her residency, Sat., Aug. 8th at 3pm. During this Zoom event, she will share what she has created while in residence at the Sheldon Jackson Museum. The Recap Talk can be viewed at:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87612061308?pwd=SklNS1lzZkRqa1BIb2FQUDAxdTJyQT09 and accessed by using meeting ID: 876 1206 1308 and passcode: 502124.
Zoom links for the Alaska Native Artist Residency Program talks and most classes will be posted online in Alaska State Museum press releases at https://museums.alaska.gov/, the Friends of Sheldon Jackson Museum Facebook page and website: https://www.friendsofsjm.com/ . If there is a limit to the number of students permitted to attend an artist-in-residence class, the link will be shared only with people who have pre-registered for the class. Videos of recorded Alaska Native Artist Residency Program talks and most Alaska Native Artist Residency classes will be posted to the Friends of Sheldon Jackson Museum Facebook page, website, and Youtube Channel soon after they have been filmed. For questions about artist residency virtual events or the residency program, call (907) 747-8981.
The Sheldon Jackson Museum is open Wednesday through Saturday between 12pm and 4pm. Admission fees for adults is $5, $4 for ages 65+, and free for youth 18 and under or for Friends of Sheldon Jackson Museum or Alaska State Museum members. The public should continue to pay by credit card. The Sheldon Jackson Museum is compliant with State mandates pertaining to Alaska State Libraries, Archives and Museums. For more information on COVID-19 health mandates and advisories, please visit https://covid19.alaska.gov/health-mandates/ .