The Sheldon Jackson Museum is pleased to announce the opening of Sanctuary on Saturday, February 26, 2022 at the museum. The second Solo Show Exhibition in the museum’s Alaska Native Solo Show Exhibition Series, Sanctuary, is an exhibition of masks and painted works on wood and canvas by Allie High (Tsimshian, Haida, Alutiiq).
The Sheldon Jackson Museum invites the general public to visit the temporary exhibition and to attend the online opening reception and artist talk via zoom on Feb. 26th at 3pm. The online talk can be accessed by visiting:
and using Meeting ID: 892 1424 5571 and Passcode: 786014.
According to High, her work is a direct reflection of her Tsimshian, Haida, and coastal Alutiiq cultural background. Her artist statement describes her goal as building “upon traditional art symbols and motifs to further define the contemporary world and share the beauty of Alaska’s diverse cultures through the mediums of glass, metal, wood and printmaking.”
Exhibition Opening: Sat., Feb. 26, 2022, Sheldon Jackson Museum, Sheldon Jackson Museum, Online Talk at 3pm
In-Person Exhibition Viewing, Various Days at the Museum, Tuesdays through Saturday between 10am and 4pm until April 16, 2022