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July 2018

Sum’Arts Exhibit Opening!

July 6 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

In partnership with The Kodiak Arts Council Sum'Arts Program. You are invited to an exciting opening night! Three brand new temporary exhibits - 100% curated by local students.  Details to be announced. Free admission. Light snacks and drinks provided. Fun guaranteed. 

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Free Arts-n-Crafts on the Porch-Watercolor Strawberry Patch

July 14 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Strawberries have grown quite well on the museum grounds in the past and that is no easy feat! We will have some of our strawberry garden photos and other berry inspiration on display. Come watercolor your very own strawberry patch using a paint board to keep it neat and flat just like the pros do. The Kodiak Spouses Association has made it possible for us to get brand new sets of our well loved and well used watercolor paint sets.…

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Bonus Arts-n-Crafts Time!

July 21 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join us on the porch any time between 11am and 2pm to make your own fisherman's knot plant hanger! Jars and twine will be provided. All ages welcome. We will help each other. $5 suggested donation. We warmly thank The Kodiak Spouses Association for supporting our arts-n-crafts programming.

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Story Time in Nellie’s Corner

July 28 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Join us in Nellie's Corner for fun fishing stories and poems. Color a cute fish to take home. Stories and theme ideas are usually chosen with younger children in mind, but all ages are always welcome. Free admission.

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August 2018

Lunch on the Lawn

August 1 @ 12:00 pm - August 18 @ 1:00 pm

Have a short lunch break from work? Just pick the kids up from camp? Walking around downtown in the sun? We invite you to stop by the museum for lunch! For a small donation, enjoy a fun hot dog lunch on the porch. Hot dogs, buns, an array of fancy toppings and all utensils will be provided. We look forward to seeing you! Lunch on the Lawn runs from 8/1-8/18, @12-1pm each day. (Museum is closed on Sundays.) Suggested donation-…

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First Friday Art Walk w/ Emerald Isle Essentials

August 3 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Maggie Dellemann, owner of Emerald Isle Essentials, will be set up on the porch with her natural and locally made wellness products. She will talk about essential oils, their therapeutic benefits and ways to incorporate them into your daily living & healthcare regimen. Be sure to ask her about her distillery and the Sitka Spruce essential oil she is famous for.  Free admission and light refreshments will be served.

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Introduction to Basket Weaving w/June Pardue

August 8 @ 8:00 am - August 11 @ 5:00 pm

The Baranov Museum is thrilled to offer a weaving class again! June Pardue will be sharing her skills and knowledge in a two session, hands-on workshop. From harvesting materials to finishing techniques for a small basket, students will learn each step of this traditional fine art.    Session 1-August 8-11th Day one is grass gathering and prep day. One group of 5 in the morning and another in the afternoon. The rest of the week both groups will meet together…

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Community Conversation w/ June Pardue

August 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

You are invited to the museum for a special community conversation and artist meet-n-greet with June Pardue. June is an accomplished weaver and she will talk about her beautiful basketry in our collection. There will be several baskets on display and if we are lucky, some of June's woven jewelry will be available for purchase. Free museum admission and refreshments will be served.

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Artifact Observations-Kamlaika

August 15 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 pm

Artifact Observations at the Baranov Museum (a bit late this month). No-cost learning hour for students ages 5-15yrs. Monthly sessions give students the opportunity to learn more about individual artifacts within the museum’s collection. In a small group setting students observe, discuss, draw, answer questions and discover how each artifact fits into Kodiak’s history. This month lets look at the functional, beautiful and waterproof Kamlaika. (If you are working on hand stitching with your kids, you will all be amazed…

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Free Arts-n-Crafts – Mini Fish Windsocks

August 18 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Walk-in anytime between 11am-1pm to make the tiniest, scaly fish windsock! We will up-cycle cardboard tubes and turn them into something fun to play with or display. All ages are welcome. All supplies provided. Made possible by the Kodiak Military Spouses Association.

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