Blues Cruise Saturday, September 16th, 7-9PM
Valdez Arts Council fundraiser cruise aboard Stan Stephens M/V Valdez Spirit while cruising Prince William Sound Port of Valdez. Enjoy incredible scenery, wildlife, appetizers, desserts, and cash bar while listening to live music.
Keola Beamer and Henry Kapono www.pasifika-artists.com Tues, Oct 10th, 7pm
Both these musicians were at the forefront of a major American musical moment-the Hawaiian Renaissance. Take a trip to the islands with these Hawaiian legends-without leaving the state.
Community Christmas Program Saturday, December 16, 4PM
Come see your friends and neighbors perform holiday inspired songs, dance, poetry, and more! This event is “FREE”; however, a donation of canned goods for the Valdez Food Bank is encouraged.
The Wardens www.banffwardens.com Saturday, January 20th, 8pm
With performances equal to the mastery of the ranger trade, The Wardens-Scott Ward, Bradley Bischoff and Ray Schmidt, are a Banff National Park Based trio whose stories rise from the very land they’ve protected for the past 60+ years.
Patrick Ball www.patrickball.com Wednesday, February 28h, 7pm
Come Dance with me in Ireland-a harp-filled, dramatic performance celebrating Ireland’s greatest poet, William Butler Yeats. Patrick Ball is one of the premier Celtic harp players in the world.
Socks in the Frying Pan www.socksinthefryingpan.com Thurs, March 29th, 7pm
A multi–award winning trio from County Clare on the West coast of Ireland, the universal hub of Irish traditional music. The dynamic vocal harmonies, virtuosic musical ability and their onstage wit has captured and captivated audiences the world around.
The Wailin’ Jennys www.thewailinjennys.com Sunday, April 29th, 7pm
The three distinct voices that together make an achingly perfect vocal sound have grown over the years into one of today’s most beloved international folk acts.
VAC Annual Picnic Wednesday, May 23rd, 6-8PM
Join us for the annual picnic at the Valdez Glacier Campground Please bring a dish to share, an acoustic instrument to play, or come and learn how you can become more involved in the Arts Council.
Valdez Arts Council's vision is to energize the community to embrace the Arts in our everyday lives. Our mission is to provide diverse cultural and educational opportunities to the residents of Valdez and surrounding communities; to enrich the quality of life; and foster appreciation of the Arts.
Keep the Arts alive! We have been a 100% volunteer organization since 1972 and are still going strong. Contact a board member to see how you can help too: Mo Radotich (President), Meg McKinney (Vice President), Mollie Good (Secretary and Box Office), Katherine Walters (Publicity), Myrna Dahl (Historian), Bruce Good (Program and Technical Coordinator), Aaron Brown (Treasurer), Donna Lane (Hospitality), and other volunteers Robert Covington and Karen Cline.
Thank you Sponsors!
City of Valdez
United Way of Valdez
Alyeska Pipeline Service Company
A Rogue’s Garden
Stan Stephens Glacier &
Mountain Sky Hotel
Alaska Tanker Company
Capt’n Joes Gas
Copper Valley Telecom
Currant Ridge Cabins McCarthy
Dean & Tina Blood
Harris Sand and Gravel
Peter Pan Seafoods
South Central Hardware
Valdez Construction Co
Valdez Copper Basin Insurance
Valdez Office Supply
Vertical Solutions Helicopters