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Alaska Native Arts Foundation

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500 W 6th Ave
Anchorage, AK
907-258-2623
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VISIT THE ALASKA NATIVE ARTS FOUNDATION GALLERY



Gallery, Special Events and Retail Space

Situated in downtown Anchorage, Alaska at 500 West 6th Avenue, the Alaska Native Arts Foundation is an established gallery and retail space carrying contemporary, original Alaska Native art by established and emerging artists from around the state.

The Alaska Native Arts Foundation Gallery is a venue for artists to showcase their creative works in curated group exhibitions, solo shows and special events such as First Friday. The gallery space is flexible to accomodate a variety of mediums.
Planning Your Visit

The gallery is free and open to the public.



EXPLORE THE NATIVE CULTURE


Alutiq / Sugpiaq / Aleut | Athabascan | Cup'ik | Inupiat | St. Lawrence Island | Tlingit | Tsimshian | Unangan Aleut | YupIk | Haida

CULTURAL EXPLORATION WITH SILVER
FIRST FRIDAYS


(Continues through the end of September)

A group of five emerging Alaska Native artists are featured for First Friday during the months of August and September at the Alaska Native Arts Foundation. The artists participated in a six-day advanced jewelry-making workshop where they delved into the intricacies and complexities of working with silver as a new art form. Instructor and Master Artist Nicholas Galanin, an internationally acclaimed Tlingit/Aleut artist from Sitka, worked alongside his brother and co-instructor Jerrod Galanin.

The workshop participants were Allie High (Aleut/Haida/Tsimshian), Eve Mendehall (Inupiat), Norman Natkong, Jr. (Haida), Benjamin Schleifman (Tlingit) and Robin Lovelace-Smith (Tagish/Tlingit). Each artist will showcase four pieces: one silver piece that shows the craftsmanship demonstrating what they learned from the workshop and three in the mediums they normally work.

SHOPPING WITH NATIVE FLARE


What's New

Clothing
Footware | Gloves & Mittens | Hats | Indoor Wear | Outdoor Wear | Scarves

Accessories
Belts & Buckles | Eskimo Yo-Yo's | Hair Accessories | Purses | Zipper Pulls | Other

Dolls

Baskets
Baleen | Grass | Bark | Other

Home Accents

Carvings
Baleen | Bone | Bronze | Cribbage Boards | Ivory | Stone | Wood | Other

Jewelry
Braclets | Earrings | Medicine Pouches / Bags | Lecklaces | Rings | Other

Contemporary Art
Bronze | Etching | Mixed Media | Pen / Pencil / Ink | Paintings | Photography

Masks
Ivory / Baleen | Skin | Whale Bone | Wood | Other



Hours:

Monday: 9am – 6:00pm
Tuesday: 9am – 6:00pm
Wednesday: 9am – 6:00pm
Thursday: 9am – 6:00pm
Friday: 9am – 6:00pm
Saturday: 10am – 5:00pm
Sunday: 12pm - 5:00pm

Payment Options:

Cash, Visa, MasterCard, Discover

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