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Creating and nurturing community-based opportunities for artistic expression since 1981.

Upcoming Events 

 View the Alaska State Council on the Arts Slide Show Presentation
(A 2 minute Powerpoint Slide Show) (It works if you save it instead of open it.)



Highlighted Events: 



 Diva Night & End of the Road Fashion Show

April 26th @ 8pm







Emmila A. Denny Scholarship 2014
The Emmila A. Denny Scholarship was created to foster and encourage the creative talents of artists residing in the Matanuska Susitna Borough. It is named for a long-time supporter of Talkeetna community arts and is funded by the following Denali Arts Council programs: Denali Drama, Music Academy, Talkeetna Artists Guild and Green Light Circus. Artists may request up to $300.00 for resources that will further develop their artistic talents. For all ages. Click here for the registration form and more details about this opportunity.
Congatulations to our last year's Emmila A. Denny Scholarship winners...
Ayla Loper for photography 
Willow Feeley for music

Green Light Circus Camp 2014 - Registration Now Open!!!

All of the same favorites will be offered such as aerial, juggling, clowning, acrobatics, silks, unicycles and maybe even a few surprises! Not only is participating in circus practice fun, but it is great exercise. These skills help teach concentration, coordination and self esteem which follow youth well into their future. Space is limited. Forms are also available at the Talkeetna Post Office and the Sheldon Community Arts Hangar during office hours M-F 11am-2pm. For questions contact program director Mary Farina at 355-4699. Registration closes May 25th. Payment must be included when you turn in your registration form. Hosted by Green Light Circus. This event is sponsored by the Talkeetna Bachelor Society.

information and  circus registration / waiver  forms.

Artisans Open Air Market
Applications are available for the 2014 summer season                                                          
This is a summer outdoor market featuring juried & approved handcrafted art by Alaskan artisans.10am-6pm Sat - Mon each weekend; May to September. A portion of the art sales goes towards supporting Denali Arts Council. Click on the links for general information and application forms for vendors.
(after the March 2014 deadline, artists may be admitted on a rolling, space availale basis)General Information form and Application form.   


Moose on Parade & Art Moose
Large Moose: Ever wonder where all the moose around town come from? We are talking about the colorful, four-legged friends in front of local homes and businesses. They are a part of the Moose on Parade project. Now you can join in on the fun! We are currently looking for artists and submissions for this annual event that helps to support three local non profits. Sumissions may be by individuals, groups and participants of all ages. Moose cut outs may be ordered directly from Bill Thomas from Braided River Carpentry at 907-715-6000.
More details may be downloaded here on the registration form
Art Moose: This year we are also introducing Art Moose, smaller, table top moose to be auctioned off in a silent auction. For more details about this new addition you may download registration form.
Moose photo by Dora Miller.

Arts in Talkeetna on abc News 

Give the Gift of Art
Gift Certificates may be used for any Denali Arts Council event or workshop.  Credit can be used until it runs out.  Membership is a lasting gift.  You can also purchase a Commemorative Plaque on a Copper Leaf or on a Passenger Seat.  The name of your choice will be commemorated on the artistic copper tree upstairs or affixed to a seat back on one of the moveable chairs downstairs. 
Click here to purchase any of these.

Commemorative Copper Tree Upstairs in Sheldon Hangar
Copper Tree Upstairs in Sheldon Hangar by Mike Sterling
Leafing out with Commemorative Leaves

Denali Arts Council
PO BOX 404
Talkeetna, AK 99676
907 733-7929
FAX 907 733-7939

Denali Arts Council is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization. EIN 92-0083375