Tag Archives: Jackie Fernandez

SJ Museum brings silver carving into the spotlight

Former and current Sheldon Jackson Museum curators Peter Corey and Jackie Fernandez, and renown NW Coast artist Steve Brown discuss a project to study the museum's silver collection -- and to examine other pieces in private ownership in Sitka.

‘Paris’ exhibit celebrates Sitka’s past and present

The Baranof Island Rueda All-Stars perform a salsa dance dedicated to late Sitkan, Alice Machesney, at the opening reception of the community curating exhibit, "Paris of the Pacific, Then and Now." (KCAW photo/Anne Brice)Sitka’s Historical Society and Museum has opened a new exhibit. It’s not your typical show -- it reflects a change in direction that some museums are taking, and Sitka’s curator, Jackie Fernandez, is leading the way.