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Talkeetna Art Festival
May 25-26, 2024

Talkeetna Art Festival

Join us at the Sheldon Community Arts Hangar for the third annual Talkeetna Art Festival! Memorial Day Weekend will be jam packed with live music, poetry, local art vendors, a community flower mural, face painting, aerial performances by Aerial View Circus Troupe, beer garden and more! Entry to the festival is free!!

We are still filling vendor and performer spots, click the buttons below to find out more and apply to be a part of the Art Festival!

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Ted Turcott Creativist Art Show
May 31, 2024

Ted Turcott Creativist Art Show

Ted L Turcott has been in Alaska since the 80’s, working construction and creating found object art. He prefers the term “creativist” to “artist” and enjoys gathering pieces of wood and rocks and putting them together in creative ways. He will be showcasing his creations for one day only at the Sheldon Community Arts Hangar on Friday, May 31, 2024, from 12pm to 7pm. He will be raffling off an original wooden bed frame and all proceeds go straight to Denali Arts Council.

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STEAM Pups
Mondays, beginning. June 3, 2024

STEAM Pups

STEAM Pups, our new weekly youth STEAM program, begins Monday, June 3rd. Every Monday, a STEAM coach will lead a different project aimed to inspire and enrich the thinking of our young community members. This brand new FREE program is geared toward students 5-7 years old, and older and younger siblings are welcome to join in the fun too! No registration is required, but a parent of caregiver must be present and participating during the project.

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Youth Jam Night
Tuesdays, beginning June 4, 2024

Youth Jam Night

Local youth, aged 13 and up, are invited to come jam with and around their peers at the Sheldon Community Arts Hangar, from 5-7pm on Tuesdays, beginning June 4. Electric guitars, bass guitars, small amps, and headphones will be available, and participants are welcome to bring their own instruments. This program is free and participants must be able to conduct themselves responsibly. Youth aged 10-12 may also participate, with parent or caregiver support.

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Stage Lights
Thursdays, beginning June 6, 2024

Stage Lights

Stage Lights, a program designed to introduce teens aged 15-17 to the ins and outs of running the tech booth, including stage lights, will meet Thursdays 6-7pm, beginning June 6. This free program does not require registration or a weekly commitment, but will build on skills learned week to week. At the end of the summer, participants who have attended sufficient sessions and learned the presented skills, will be signed off as Junior Tech Room Operators and will be cleared to help run the booth for DAC events.

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VIMFF
June 8, 2024

VIMFF

Join us for a night of hand selected mountain adventure films, a guest speaker from Denali Rescue Volunteers, awesome door prizes (including a flight from TAT!), finger foods, and live music from Doc Mock. Proceeds support Denali Rescue Volunteers!

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Summer Stock
June 10-15, 2024

Summer Stock

Dive into the world of musical theater at Denali Arts Council’s reimagined program, Summer Stock! This week-long immersive experience, directed by the dynamic duo Kaitlin Lawrence and Danielle Aslanian, promises a fun and immersive journey for youth ages 10 to 17.

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Green Light Circus
June 24 - July 15, 2024

Green Light Circus

Green Light Circus Camp 2024 is on the calendar!  Our three week camp will begin on Monday, June 24th and go through Friday, July 12th, with performances on Friday and Saturday, July 12th and 13th.  New this year – all day circus festivities preceding the show on Saturday!  Stay tuned for more information!

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Upper Susitna Fine Arts Camp
July 22 - July 26, 2024 & July 29 - Aug 2, 2024

Upper Susitna Fine Arts Camp

The Upper Susitna Fine Art Camp is a prestigious summer camp for youth aged 8-17, running for two one-week sessions. It offers professional teaching artists who lead students through a diverse range of art activities in various styles and genres. Denali Arts Council is committed to enhancing our community’s access to affordable art-based opportunities and nurturing a lifelong passion for art among our youth.

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We value Diversity, Artistry and Community.  We create and nurture community-based opportunities for artistic expression.

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Denali Arts Council
PO Box 404
Talkeetna, AK 99676
Tel: (907) 733-7929
info@denaliartscouncil.org

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Sheldon Community Arts Hangar
Downtown Talkeetna, behind the Post Office
Office Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
11:00 am to 3:00 pm

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