Arts and Culture

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Our case for the arts — Alaska style

Arts are woven into the fabric of our society, but it didn’t just happen. Think of the painstaking effort it took Alaska’s First Artists to make that basket, blanket, doll and carving. We must be as deliberate.

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‘The place I’ve always called home’

Patricia Gopo is the author of "All the Colors We Will See: Reflections on Barriers, Brokenness, and Finding Our Way," an essay collection about race, immigration, and belonging. She was a Rasmuson Foundation intern in 2006.

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Nominate a Distinguished Artist

Rasmuson Foundation is calling for nominations for our 2019 Distinguished Artist. One annual $40,000 award recognizes an Alaska artist’s creative excellence and superior accomplishments

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New grants for therapeutic court, historic barn and more

A therapeutic court for Mat-Su families in crisis, a new roof for a Fairbanks homeless shelter and a portable health clinic for the eroding Northwest Alaska village of Kivalina were among 16 projects recently approved by the Rasmuson Foundation Board of Directors.

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