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Native Arts Studies Program
Whether your interest in Northwest Coast art is brand new or you've been weaving, carving or making regalia for years, the Totem Heritage Center's Native Arts Studies Program has a class to meet your needs.  Classes usually run for one to two weeks throughout the winter and spring.  Schedules are released annually in September.

Opening Receptions
Be the first to check out our newest exhibits at the Tongass Historical Museum during our Opening Receptions.

Into the Wind: Aviation as Southeast Alaska's Lifeline Opening Reception (catered by Kayhi Culinary Arts)
    Friday, March 6, 5 - 7:00 PM at the Tongass Historical Museum

Special Events
The Ketchikan Museums host traveling exhibits, visiting researchers and other special events. Join our mailing list to learn more.

Upcoming Into the Wind Exhibit Programs and Events:

Preschool story time about aviation
    Thursday, March 5, 10:30 AM at the Ketchikan Public Library

Baby/toddler story time about aviation
    Friday, March 6, 10:30 AM at the Ketchikan Public Library

TAG “The Science of Flight” STEAM program
    Friday, March 6, 6:30 PM at the Ketchikan Public Library

Aviation panel discussion & showing of "The Bush Pilots" film
    Saturday, March 7, 2:30 PM at the Ketchikan Public Library

Museum Midday w/ AJ Slagle Jr. “Ketchikan’s Air Taxi History”
    Thursday, March 12, 12 - 1:00 PM at the Tongass Historical Museum

Museum Midday w/ Gary Frietag “Science Supported by Aviation”
    Thursday, March 19, 12 - 1:00 PM at the Tongass Historical Museum (Watch a recording of this program)

Museum Midday w/ Chuck Slagle “Aviation in Ketchikan”

Into the Wind Family Fun Day!

Take a tour with your community group or school.  Call the Programs staff at 225-5900 to get started.

Whether you want to be part of behind-the-scenes work on exhibits or want to help with school field trips, we've got a volunteer opportunity to match your interests!  Call the Programs staff at 225-5900 to get started.

The City of Ketchikan Museum Department’s quarterly newsletter , Ketchikan Museums , includes articles and information on activities at the Tongass Historical Museum and the Totem Heritage Center, Ketchikan history, exhibits, and programs. Subscriptions are free to Ketchikan residents. Subscribe here or contact us at 907-225-5900 to be added to the mailing list or if you would like archived issues.

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