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Event Calendar

Fall 2020 Resident Show and Tell

Thursday, October 8, 2020

4-5:30pm PST / 7-8:30pm  EST

This event is free and will be held via Zoom. Pre-registration required.

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Sitka's Fall 2020 residency program begins in October when the first of 30 invited residents from diverse practices and backgrounds will arrive. In this first Show & Tell event of the season, you will hear from writer, editor, science communicator and certified climate interpreter, Athena Copenhaver, artist and researcher Nina Elder, rap artist Phil House, author Kirstin Valdez Quade and visual artist Samantha Wall. Read more about these residents and their work below, and watch for more interactive opportunities to engage with Sitka's residents as the season continues.

Please join us for this event and help us welcome Athena, Nina, Phil Kirstin and Samantha to the Sitka Center and Cascade Head.

Book Reading and Q&A Allison Hutchins

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Thursday, October 15 4pm-5pm  PST

*This event is free and will be held via Zoom. Registration required.

Register today and join us for this free, online poetry reading with spring 2018 Sitka poet in residence Allison Hutchcraft.

Hutchcraft will read from her newly finished book of poems, Swale, and shares:

"So many pivotal poems in Swale were born at Sitka; it will be a gift to celebrate the book's release with you all... Quite simply: this book would not exist without Sitka, and for that (and more) I am immensely grateful."

Hutchcraft's poems, which are rooted in ecological concerns, draw inspiration from Oregon coastal places like Crowley Creek, the Salmon River estuary and Neskowin's "Ghost Forest."

2020 Sitka Art Invitational - Portland

Due to the ongoing health and safety concerns regarding COVID-19, we are postponing the 2020 Art Invitational until November 5th-7th of 2021.

Saturday & Sunday, Nov 6 & 7

Miller Hall, World Forestry Center

4033 SW Canyon Road

Portland, Oregon

This spectacular exhibit and sale brings together more than 140 artists, creating one of the most comprehensive displays of Pacific Northwest art. Mark your calendar and prepare to be inspired by 400+ pieces of art responding to and reflecting on the natural world.

Friday, November 5, 6-9pm Party with the Artists

Saturday & Sunday, November 6 & 7, 10am-4pm Exhibit & Sale

Resident Show & Tell - Boyden Studio

This is a great opportunity to visit Sitka, meet the residents and to find out more about our Residency Program, which runs from October to mid-May. Free and open to the public.

2020 Show & Tell Dates

Sat, Jan 4, Doors open at 12:30 pm Presentation starts at 1 pm

Wed, Jan 22, Doors open at 5:30 pm Presentation starts at 6 pm

Sat, Apr 25, Doors open at 12:30 pm Presentation starts at 1 pm ***Postponed***

Mingle & Muse Speaker Series

Explore the Sitka Center's campus and hear from guest speakers about art, ecology and culture. Mingling starts at 4:30pm and presentations begin at 5:00pm in Boyden Studio. This is free and open to the public.

July 11         Ebenezer Galluzzo

Sept. 18       Lee Van Der Voo

TBA               Christina Burke

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