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Juneau-Douglas City Museum

Archived Exhibit

Communities, Disaster, and Change

November 2015

Artwork by Marjorie Scholl, 2013, Tsunami: Headed Towards the Back Side of a Wave.

This traveling exhibition, coordinated by the Valdez Museum and Historical Archive, is framed by the 50-year anniversary of the devastating Good Friday Earthquake that struck Alaska on March 27, 1964. The exhibit features 28 of Alaska’s finest artists from around the state whose pieces address the theme of natural disasters’ effects on their communities. For a list of exhibiting artists visit To read or post to a blog that is hosted by the Valdez Museum as an accompaniment to the exhibit, go to The exhibit in Juneau opens with a reception on Friday, November 6, from 4:30 to 7 pm and will be on view through November 28, 2015.