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August 2018

Introduction to Basket Weaving w/June Pardue

August 8 @ 8:00 am - August 11 @ 5:00 pm
$60

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
Free

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
Free

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
Free

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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Story Time in Nellie’s Corner

August 25 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 pm

School is back in session for most of the island. How does your family learn? Some students learn at home. Some go to schools away from home. Lets read different stories about school and talk about it. Most books and topics are chosen with younger kids in mind, but all ages are always welcome. Story hour is free!

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September 2018

Artifact Observations

September 5 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Free

Artifact Observations at the Baranov Museum. 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 will be our last observation day in the building before we close for our redesign! I've decided to have a little tea party to celebrate. We will study a small…

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First Friday Art Walk w/Jim and Bonnie Dillard

September 7 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free

Join us for a special First Friday event with artists Jim and Bonnie Dillard featuring spoons and other hand carved wooden implements by Jim and eco-prints, drawings and other experiments by Bonnie.    Free museum admission and refreshments provided.

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Free Arts-n-Crafts – Tin Can Bird Feeders

September 15 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free

Stop by the museum porch any time between 11am and 1pm to make an up-cycled bird feeder! We will use empty cans - then add a little paint, glue and twine to make a spot for birds to snack. All supplies provided, but bring a can if you have some in your recycle bin at home. Made possible by support from the Kodiak Military Spouses Association.

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Bonus! Free Arts-n-Crafts – Driftwood Sailboats

September 29 @ 11:00 am
$5

Join us for some bonus making time on the porch! Walk in between 11am and 1pm to make little driftwood sailboats. We will stitch and do a bit of hot glueing to construct a cute little boat for you to take home. All supplies provided but please feel free to bring a small piece of driftwood for your hull if you have a collection at home. All ages welcome. $5 suggested donation. Supplies provided in part by the Kodiak Military…

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October 2018

Free Arts-n-Crafts @ The Auditorium

October 20 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free

While the galleries are closed for upgrades we will be hosting free activities with partners around town! Join us in the Auditorium Foyer (Next to Kodiak High School) to make small knotted yarn wall hangings inspired by the waves and colors of October's stormy seas. Walk-in any time between 11 and 1. All supplies provided. Project can be for all ages. Younger ones may need a helping hand while knotting and we will all help each other.

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