Arts Briefs

Bunnell open, but events postponed

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Bunnell Street Arts Center remains open, but all public events through April 15 have been postponed. Visitors may tour the exhibits and gift shop as well as pick up plates for the plate project.

The April First Friday reception will not be held for “Waterhaul” by Thorey Munro and Catie Bursche. They will do a recorded artist talk that will be available online on April 3.

The Tim Easton concert and songwriting workshop has been postponed until Oct. 13-17. In lieu of a live concert, Easton will be live streaming music from his home on March 23 at

“We look forward to the moment when we’re safely able to gather again and revel in the art that each one of you helps create and share,” the center said in a press release.

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The Shop to hold classes remotely

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, The Shop: Kachemak Bay Art Space has cancelled Homer and Anchorage workshops for the foreseeable future. Artist David Pettibone will offer drawing and painting classes online through Skype. Students can email him examples of work and what they want to develop. Students will have a 60-minute online session followed by email discussions of more work. At the end of the week there will be a 30-minute online session. The fee is $75 per week. For more information, email

“During the quarantine, I hope you are able to set aside some time for your own creative endeavors, whatever they may be,” Pettibone said in an email. “Creating is good for the soul.”

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