Second Saturdayz - An event and curated experience created by seasoned local, Diane Wesh, in association with the Seward Arts Council, to further promote and sustain diversity through local Alaskan art(s).
This event aims to: (1) partner with local coffee shops—to serve as venues for artists— and promote the consumption of coffee/tea opposed to alcohol; (2)attract more tourism & culture to the Seward community; (3) serve as an additional incubator for further diversity and inclusion in arts; and (4) create an extra fun-filled opportunity for all tourists and the public community to partake.
The first event will be held on Saturday, June 8th, from 9AM- 12PM.
The local venues include: Ranting Raven, Frontier Trading Post, Zudy’s, and 13 Ravens Coffee House (all other partnering locations TBA).
The featured artists/organizations include: The African American Artists of Alaska from Anchorage, Seaview Community Center: The Self Help Group, Alaska Native Artist: Karen Garcia of Water Colors by Karen, Latina Artist: Leonor Delgado of Anchorage, and live acoustic vocalists: Selma Casagranda and Anevay Ambrosiani, Seward locals.
(All other artists as well as artist placement TBA).