Holiday Craft Party


The Greater Sitka Arts Council will offer its annual Holiday Craft Party on Saturday, December 3rd from 11:00-1:00 in the Yaw building on the historic Sheldon Jackson campus.
The craft party offers an opportunity to create: holiday felt ornaments, gingerbread houses, fish prints, holiday cards and more. Featuring dance demonstrations by the Sitka Studio of Dance.
Free and open to all ages. Questions call 747-2787 or visit


2016 sponsorships were made possible by the generous support of the Sitka Permanent Charitable Trust. Thank you to SPCT for the gracious contribution of $3000.00 and continued partnership in the pursuit of uplifting individual artists in Sitka. 

For more information on the Sitka Permanent Charitable Trust please click here.


Donate your Wearable Arts outfits to a good cause…


Dear Artists,

Do you have a closet full of stunning Wearable Arts creations?

Would you like to donate those outfits to a good cause?

Wrangell Middle School Student Council ( Cindy Martin 907-305-1414)
is soliciting used Wearable Arts outfits for a Fall Gala Event.

Drop off your outfit at the Yaw Building Room 108 on the historic
Sheldon Jackson Campus OR I will come and pick it up! Call or email
me, Sarah at 738-5234 or


Thanks for your support of the Arts.

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Sitkans Can Dance!


The Greater Sitka Arts Council and Sitka Studio of Dance are planning
the 2nd Sitkans Can Dance event for Oct 22nd. We wanted to let you
know to give you time to think about it- this is your chance to put
on your dancing shoes and impress your friends!

Somewhat fashioned after the popular television show, participants
will dance one couples dance of any kind (swing/salsa etc.).  This
year there will be no requirement for a waltz.

The program will likely alternate couples dance with Sitka Studio of
Dance soloist/groups.

Couples will not be judged on their performance.

If you have questions/ideas/suggestions get in touch with Sarah
Lawrie – or call her at 738-5234.
Tell your dancing friends too please.

Haines Fair

Haines Fair accepting entries


The Southeast Alaska State Fair is accepting entries. The Fair will be July 28-31 in Haines, Alaska.

For a complete vendor and exhibition guide visit

Greater Sitka Arts Council is your local representative and will be collecting entries to be sent to Haines-free of charge!

Contact Sarah before July 1 to enter: or 747-2787 or 738-5234.