Silverking Alaska Activities

Ketchikan, Alaska is a one-of-a-kind community in Alaska, having a rich historic and scenic wonders proven by numerous activities held all throughout the year, as well as the museums showcasing the artworks it has in store, found in Tongass Historical Museum, Dolly’s House, Saxman Totem Park, Totem Bight and the Totem Heritage Center, and Art and Craft Galleries and Shop, among others. Often when we think of Alaska we think of Alaska fishing lodges, which are spectacular but there is so much more.

Silverking Alaska fishing lodgePhoto Credit:Woody Hibbard

The Ketchikan Area of Arts and Humanities Council, having over fifty years of experience, continuously improve the flow of art in every and all forms. It serves as the link of the entire arts and humanities event. Among the events active within the whole year filling the hunger of visual and performing arts is the First City Players. It is the oldest acting guild in Ketchikan, which runs a full season of productions of various themes including comedy, drama, children’s productions, and the like. It also conducts a First City Player’s annual Cabaret and Jazz Festival for amateur musicians who are to be tutored by visiting New York City jazz professionals, with a full weekend’s worth of performances.

Another is the premier dance school of Ketchikan, the Ketchikan Theater Ballet, which has over two hundred students and two major dance shows each year. It is dedicated in training dancers to be best in the classical technique and contemporary styles.

An additional event that should not be missed is the Wearable Art Show, which takes place every February in Ketchikan. Anyone with a modicum of fashion sense and some fabric can prance their stuff along the runway.

These are only some of the events that truly enriches the art and culture of Ketchikan. No matter what you are looking for in the arts, Ketchikan has surely has it. It is an area that has been enriched by various cultures for years, making it an implausible channel for both professional and amateur artists. Come see for yourself what the buzz is all about.