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Join the Denali Arts Council for fun art events in Talkeetna.

Green Light Circus

Green Light Circus

June 24 - July 13, 2024

Time: NA

Price: NA

Location: Sheldon Community Arts Hangar

Since 1994, Denali Arts Council, and a dedicated group of volunteers have been offering kids, ages 5 and up the chance to discover the magic of circus art! We know everyone can benefit from laughter, working together, and turning themselves upside down. Registration for Green Light Circus 2024 opens on March 1st!
Talkeetna Art Festival

Talkeetna Art Festival

May 25-26, 2024

Time: 12:00pm - 7:00pm

Price: Free!

Location: Sheldon Community Arts Hangar

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!
Ted Turcott Creativist Art Show

Ted Turcott Creativist Art Show

May 31, 2024

Time: 12:00-7:00pm

Price: Free!

Location: Sheldon Community Arts Hangar

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.
STEAM Pups

STEAM Pups

Mondays, beginning. June 3, 2024

Time: 10:00-11:00am

Price: Free!

Location: Sheldon Community Arts Hangar

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.
Youth Jam Night

Youth Jam Night

Tuesdays, beginning June 4, 2024

Time: 5:00-7:00pm

Price: Free!

Location: Sheldon Community Arts Hangar

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.
Stage Lights

Stage Lights

Thursdays, beginning June 6, 2024

Time: 6:00-7:00pm

Price: Free!

Location: Sheldon Community Arts Hangar

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 ...
VIMFF

VIMFF

June 8, 2024

Time: 7:00pm

Price: $25

Location: Sheldon Community Arts Hangar

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!
Summer Stock

Summer Stock

June 10-15, 2024

Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Price: $275

Location: Sheldon Community Arts Hangar

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.
Green Light Circus

Green Light Circus

June 24 - July 15, 2024

Time: 9:00am - 10:30am 11:30am - 1:30pm 2:30pm - 5:30pm

Price: $125-450, Scholarships available!

Location: Sheldon Community Arts Hangar

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!

STEAM program Intern

DENALI ARTS COUNCIL IS HIRING STEAM PROGRAM INTERNS. This is a paid position with an Education Award in partnership and funded by AmeriCorp. We are on the lookout for two creative and driven individuals, ages 17 and up, to be part of our team this summer! These roles will involve supporting our current summer programs and camps, as well as developing and executing new summer initiatives!  This opportunity is ideal for a teenager aiming to enhance their college resume or a retiree that has ...
Upper Susitna Fine Arts Camp

Upper Susitna Fine Arts Camp

July 22 - July 26, 2024 & July 29 - Aug 2, 2024

Time: 12:00pm - 5:00pm

Price: $225, Scholarships available!

Location: Sheldon Community Arts Hangar

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.

CONTACT

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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