February 21, Saturday
World Language Day - Prize Drawing for participants in the Alutiiq Language Survey
Alutiiq artist June Pardue returns to the Alutiiq Museum for a two-day cabochon beading workshop.
Monday, Feb 23 – Part 1: "Basics of Cabochon Beading"
Learn the steps of creating your own beaded cabochon brooch or pendant. Great for beginners, or as a refresher for previous students. No experience necessary.
Tuesday, Feb 24 – Part 2: "Advanced Beading Techniques"
Learn additional stitches, advanced techniques, and finish your jewelry project. Designed for students from June's "Basics" beading classes.
Adults and students 14+ are welcome. Space is limited; registration is required.
Monday and Tuesday, February 23 and 24, 2015, 6:00pm–9:00pm.
Class fee: $30 for one night / $40 for both nights
February 25-26, Wednesday & Thursday
Alutiiq Cultural Arts Education Planning Workshop at Alutiiq Museum
Learn about regulations that impact Native arts and contribute to planning cultural arts education. Artists, culture-bearers and educators are invited to participate in two workshops to promote Alutiiq cultural arts. Space is limited. Free (registration required)
February 25-27 Session Topics include:
• Best Practices & Philosophy
• Workshop Preparation & Delivery
• Developing Lesson Plans
• Best Practices for Use of Local Harvest Materials
February 27 Morning Open Session Topic (9:00–Noon):
• Regulations Impacting Natural Resources in Art
Meet at Kodiak College, BBB 106; or via teleconference 1-800-977-8002, passcode 62422493#
Download Workshop Agenda
Sponsored by The CIRI Foundation, Alutiiq Museum, KANA, KIBSD, Kodiak College, Koniag, and Subway.
March 6, Friday
First Friday with Susan Malutin
Local Alutiiq artist Susan Malutin is our First Friday artist for March. Susie is an accomplished skin sewer and has been involved in many community projects. She was the lead sewer for the caribou parka now on display in the museum. Come visit with Susie on First Friday when she will be presenting a collection of her recent garments available for purchase.
Friday, March 6, 2015, 5:00pm–7:00pm. Free.
March 16-20 (Spring Break)
Sign up for Alutiiq Week in Kodiak led by talented local culture-bearers.
K–3rd grade students will participate in morning activity rotations from 10:00 am–12:00 pm with lunch served to 1pm each day. Activities will be held at the Kodiak High School, including workshops on Alutiiq art, language, games, and storytelling.
4th–12th grade students will participate in morning activities, by age group, plus choose one weeklong afternoon workshop from 1–4pm daily. Morning activities will include a small art project, harvest cooking, games, seaweed identification, and salve making. Afternoon classes will be more intensive and spread over the week.
Find out more about classes by downloading this registration form. Afternoon workshops will be filled in order of registration, so don't delay—sign up today!
Hosted by the Alutiiq Museum, Sun'aq Tribe of Kodiak & KIBSD with support from The CIRI Foundation, Native Village of Afognak, KANA, and Kodiak College
$50. Registration Required - Download registration form.