Alaska Hummingbird Festival Juried Art Show - Call for Artists

Release Date: Feb 5, 2018   Ketchikan

Contact(s): Paul Robbins Jr.


KETCHIKAN, Alaska, Feb. 1, 2018 – The Southeast Alaska Discovery Center announces the release of the 2018 Alaska Hummingbird Festival Juried Art Show’s Call for Artists. The Juried Art Show is an educational program to promote awareness of the spring migratory birds of Southeast Alaska through creative arts. The attached Call for Alaskan Artists includes two categories: juvenile (17 & under) and adults (18 & Up).

Every April, the Southeast Alaska Discovery Center hosts the Alaska Hummingbird Festival. The month-long event will include the juried art show and opening reception (Friday, April 6, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.), birding hikes, movies, lectures and activities that focus on the natural world of birds. The schedule of events will be released soon.

To view some of the previous winners, visit the Alaska Region Flickr Page. For more information, contact Leslie Swada at 907-228-6290, or lswada@fs.fed.us. Follow the Center on Twitter at @AKDiscoveryCtr or the web at http://www.fs.usda.gov/goto/tongass/seadc.

For interviews and information to be used for publication, contact the Tongass Public Affairs Officer at 907-228-6201.

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