Bunnell Street Arts Center's mission is to spark artistic inquiry, innovation and equity to strengthen the physical, social and economic fabric of Alaska.

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: Gallery hours effective immediately
Monday - Tuesday: Open by appointment only and for vulnerable individuals.
Wednesday - Saturday: Open 11 - 5.
Only 5 visitors are permitted to enter at a time, wearing masks, no exceptions.
All group gatherings including artist talks and workshops are being offered online.

Call for CSA 2021 Artists, Open 10/1 – 11/15

Bunnell’s fourth year of Community Supported Art continue into 2021. Artists are selected by panel and are paid $750 upfront to create 30 unique pieces of artwork to be included in 30 CSA shares. Our CSA program fortifies the soil…

Call Open, Exhibits and Artist in Residence 2022

Call is open September 15th until November 15th for two Bunnell flagship programs: Exhibits and Artist in Residence for 2022. Emerging and professional artists are encouraged to apply now. See below for more information. Exhibition Program Artist in Residence Program

Protection: Adaptation and Resistance Zoomshop Series

Sponsored by The Ciri Foundation: A Journey to What Matters: Increased Alaska Native Art & Culture (JWM) grant program and The Alaska Community Foundation’s Coronavirus Nonprofit Relief Fund, six Indigenous Alaskans are leading Zoomshops through November.

“Fragile Domestic,” Amy Meissner, Sonya Kelliher Combs, Keren Lowell, Hollis Mickey, Susan Joy Share, October 2020

We are driven by questions around the fragility of materials and time-based craft, the fragility of unsustainable perfection, the fragility of memory, history and utility. The resulting instinct sloughs all this to reveal a harder, less breakable core. This, we…

Inspiration and Adaptation Series, PODCAST

From the current pandemic to social unrest, recession and planetary collapse, “Inspiration and Adaptation,” explores themes of challenging times. This weekly conversation with Alaska artists offers strategies and perspectives that everyone can learn from. Listen to past recorded conversations from our…

Karen Stomberg & Elissa Pettibone, November Exhibit 2020

Karen Stomberg Artist Statement: Traces- Plants from the Kachemak Bay Area I am very conscious of the preciousness of our world and the efforts made by science to protect, preserve and document each piece of it. So, though this work…

3rd Annual CSA Shares Available

What is a CSA? Over the last 20 years, Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) has become a popular way to buy seasonal food directly from local farms. With the same buy-local spirit in mind, Community Supported Arts is a similar endeavor…

Tuggeht: Land Acknowledgement

Bunnell Street Arts Center gratefully receives a Social Justice Award from Alaska Community Foundation, a Community Fund Award from National Performance Network and a Rasmuson Tier One Grant for Tuggeht: Land Acknowledgment of Dena’ina and Sugpiaq lands, to advance awareness,…

Standing in Solidarity

Dear friend, We have so much work to do. Bunnell, like many cultural organizations today, is working with and through issues of racial injustice and economic inequity that underpin national unrest and grief. At heart, Bunnell’s work right now, through all that…

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