Shaping Alaska

Shaping Alaska, invitational exhibit

Sarah Beaty ceramic sculpture • Jessica Peña drawing • John Hagen photography • Nathan Schafer augmented reality

Exhibit Opening, Friday May 1
Reception 5 – 7 pm / Artist Talk 6pm

For this invitational exhibit four Alaskan artists were invited to create new work expressing how contrasting media and diverse experience redefine Alaska‘s vast landscape.


Dinner in the Street


A celebration of place and the Old Town neighborhood

Sunday May 31, 4pm to 8pm

Join us for a seated dinner for 200 on Bunnell Avenue under tents provided by Serendipity Event Rentals; featuring Maura’s Seafood Bouillabaisse and delicious gourmet courses provided by neighborhood restaurants and local seafood purveyors.Street Performance, Live music, silent art auction, delicious beverages.

Tickets: $60 for one/$100 for two (includes a handmade pottery bowl by local potters Lisa Wood and Ahna Iredale while supplies last) or $35 for one /$60 for two without bowl.


Plate Painting Project

Plate Project 2

OPENS   May 4, 11am

RECEPTION   May 9, 4-6pm

Preview this year’s plates here

Join us in celebrating a fantastic year of diverse participatory events with the opening of the 22nd Annual Plate Project and the Annual Membership meeting. This year’s Plate Project has generated an unprecedented 116 plates and, after 22 years and over 2500 plates, will be the last one orchestrated by Ahna Iredale. Thank you Ahna for your vision and your work all these years!

Renew Your Membership Now
for $20+/month or $250 and choose your plate from May 4 – May 9.

Attend the Reception May 9, 4-6 pm
Plates will be available at the $10/month or $100 level May 9th at 4pm. Join us for appetizers, a brief annual meeting and meet our new and renewing candidates for the Board of Directors.

To renew your membership or donate online go to

Catalyst Dance: SHORE


June 9, 7:30pm

In Homer, SHORE will begin with a reading from local writers and continue through the week with volunteer work days at Woodard Creek.

June 12, 5:30pm

SHORE at Tuggeght performance will begin by the water, on Bishop’s Beach and move into Bunnell Street Arts Center.

June 13, 6:00pm 

SHORE will culminate in a festive potluck feast at Bishop’s Beach Park on June 13 at 6 pm. Join us!