Community Cultural Classes
The goal of Community Cultural Classes is to create teaching and learning opportunities in Alaska Native cultural arts in underserved communities through out Alaska. Classes will be determined by the needs and desires of each individual community. Are you a student hoping to learn cultural arts? Are you an artist wanting to teach your craft? Connect with us to see how you can be a part of Community Cultural Arts. This program is a partnership between Shee Atiká, Sitka History Museum, and the Sitka Fine Arts Camp.
Drum Making Class with William Bolton
Location: Metlakatla Indian Community; Artist Village
Price: $285 (includes materials)
Ages: 14 to adults
Create traditional drums from to start to finish. Hand craft drums out of elk hide and wooden hoops. In this class you will be able to complete a 15” drum, and finish it with a hand painted design on the front. All participants should bring scissors, pocket knife and a towel on the first day.
This program is a partnership between Shee Atiká, Sitka History Museum, The CIRI Foundation, Alaska State Council on the Arts and the Sitka Fine Arts Camp.
Contact Mary Goddard if you want to see a class in your community.