Arts

Award-winning photographer sees life as a zoo where the gawkers are as interesting as what they're gawking at.Mike Dunham
A Yup'ik mask and 1,300-year-old St. Lawrence Island figure have been bequeathed to the Vancouver Art Gallery by the late owner of the San Jose Sharks hockey team. And an exhibit of beer paintings that parody art classics opens at Midnight Sun Brewing Co.Mike Dunham
Juneau officials are considering a new, slimmer design plan for the city's proposed art complex after the Perseverance Theatre withdrew from the project in November.Associated Press
In conjunction with the “100 Snapshots” exhibit, the Anchorage Museum will screen “Finding Vivian Maier,” a documentary about a nanny who secretly took more than 100,000 photographs of everyday life. Mike Dunham

“The Paint Nite slogan is ‘Drink creatively,’” Capka said. 

Mike Dunham,Loren Holmes
Anchorage amateur painters flock to classes in bars, where they can socialize, try their hand at art and "drink creatively."Mike Dunham
The standing bear of Alaska state license plate fame -- introduced in 1976, ignobly exiled a few years later and triumphantly reinstituted this year -- will become a staple in tourist shops thanks to a new licensing agreement between a local entrepreneur and artist Douglas Allen.Mike Dunham
Here are three options for free fun in Anchorage to get you into the new year. Mike Dunham
A month after repositioning, the "100Stone" installation of statues along Cook Inlet appears to be holding up.Mike Dunham
Six pieces of Alaska Native art that belonged to the former curator of the Alaska State Museum and the Sheldon Jackson Museum in Sitka have found a new home in Ketchikan. The Tongass Historical Museum received the pieces from Peter Corey's massive Alaska Native art collection after he died in September, The Ketchikan Daily News reported.The Associated Press