The application period is now open for SHI's Northwest Coast Juried Art Show and Competition
SHI for the first time will sponsor a Juried Film Festival in an effort to support Indigenous storytelling through digital media. Entries must be 5-10 minutes in length and created within the
Students will learn to draw, recognize and interpret historical, universal forms of Classical Formline (used by the Tlingit, Haida, Tsimshian, Nisga’a, Gitxsan, Haisla, and Heiltsuk Nations) from t
At this beginner carving class students will learn how to carve a tináa-shaped shield out of red cedar. The tináa is traditionally made out of copper and represents wealth, status, and prestige.
This sewing class is offered by Sealaska Heritage Institute and the University of Alaska Southeast and funded by NWC arts through its Arts Campus as part of implementation for Our Box of Treasures:
SHI is holding a contest to solicit a design for Celebration, a biennial dance and culture festival that celebrates Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian cultures. SHI is seeking a Northwest Coast art
SHI is launching a groundbreaking new program to document gestures used in concert with Tlingit oral narratives and to investigate whether similar structures existed for Haida and Tsimshian languag
SHI is recruiting undergraduate and graduate students for paid museum and art internships in partnership with the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) and the Institute of American Indian Arts
Our Ancestors' Echoes: X̱aad Kíl, Sm'algyax, and Lingít is a 3-year language project through Sealaska Heritage Institute (SHI) that began in 2022.
Learn how to design and create using a Glowforge laser cutter. The first two classes will focus on instruction and completing introductory projects using wood, acrylic, and felt.
Sealaska Heritage in partnership with Chilkat Indian Village will sponsor an in-person, hand skin-sewing workshop in Klukwan with teacher Jeremiah James from Dec 7-10.
This beginning Chasing and Repousse class shall introduce students to basic Chasing and Repousse techniques utilizing hammers and varied tools. Rudolph M. Isturis will be the instructor.
SHI will open its Walter Soboleff Building to all second-grade students in the Juneau School District as part of a national program to promote experiences and learning in the arts to all child
All tools and supplies will be provided by SHI. For this workshop SHI provides a sea otter hide at a $450 value for each participant as well as patterns and basic supplies.
2024 Summer Programs information is now available. These programs are for Alaska Native students of all grade levels!