Bunnell Street Arts Center is situated on lands of the Nichiłt’ana People of Birch Lodge, Dena’ina, and Suqpiaq people. We honor the Indigenous peoples, past, present, and future, and their continuing stewardship of these lands. We offer our gratitude to the land, waters, animals, and peoples of this place. We walk on these lands with respect. Quyana, Chiqinik, Chin’an, Thank you. We are committed to forging a new world free from colonialism by implementing Indigenous-led programs and artistic practices.

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: Bunnell Street Arts Center is open,
11am-5pm, Monday through Saturday and Sundays, 12-4. 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 Open, Exhibits and Artist in Residence 2022

Call is open September 15th until October 31st 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

Hal Gage and Rika Mouw, September 2020, Exhibit and Artist Talk

Work is available for sale in the gallery and at our online store.   Hal Gage Artist Statement: Over eons, glaciers travel from mountain tops in their slow, unrelenting march to the seas. Grinding rock to powder and carving valleys…

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

First Friday Artist Talk | October 2 @ 6pm via Zoom \ FBlive. Register to join us here. This exhibition of 5 women artists roams a literal and emotional landscape, exploring the female experience within domestic spaces and our relationship…

Inspiration and Adaptation

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. Join the conversation, Fridays (11-noon) via Zoom.…

The 26th Annual Plate Project, 2020

The 26th Annual Plate Project is viewable both online and in the gallery. Stop by! Plates are now available when you donate at $100+ level, or by donating $10+/month. First time contributors at any level and continuing members who increase…

Documentation and Installation of Land Acknowledgment Action, September 5, 2020

Melissa Shaginoff returned to Homer with videographer Hanna Craig to document and record experiences of Land Acknowledgment in Action with support from The Community Fund of National Performance Network and the Social Justice Fund of Alaska Community Foundation. We shared…

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…

Alaska World Arts Festival presents: A Cosmic Hamlet by the Sea, Vol. 4 powered by PechaKucha

Thursday Sept 17 @7pm | VIRTUAL EVENTshared live via Zoom / FBlive PechaKucha is a concise presentation format for speakers to share their passions, story or craft among their community via a self-advancing slide talk: 20 slides for 20 seconds.…

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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