Anchorage

June 19, 2010

 

We happend to be in Anchorage for their annual Summer Solstice Celebration. Which included a (free!) roller derby with the Rage City Rollergirls. How cool is that!

Rollergirl

Rollergirls

Rollergirls

Rollergirl

Rollergirl

Rollergirl

Rollergirls

Rollergirl

Rollergirls - the start

Rollergirls

Then, on to the wonderful Anchorage Museum. The stairway photos were taken in a brand-new addition that opened only a month prior to our visit. A beautiful, elegant, and captivating space!

Anchorage Museum interior

Anchorage Museum interior

Anchorage Museum interior

A bench in front of a frosted glass window, just off one of the galleries.

Anchorage Museum interior

A walrus, "Untitled," made of walrus ivory by John S. Penatac, 1976.

Carved walrus - Anchorage Museum

"Russian Nested Bowls," made of maple burl by Bill Bowers, 2002.

Wooden bowls - Anchorage Museum

Anchorage Museum interior

Anchorage Museum interior

"Model kayak" by Sam K. Fox, 1972. Made of wood, string, sealskin, bone, and squirrel skin.

"Model kayak" at the Anchorage Museum

June 20, 2010

 

Headed home from a truly spectacular and wonderful vacation!