Mark your calendars for November 1, 2019 to shop unique bead art at the Anchorage Museum, from 6-9pm.
Located in the museum atrium, ABS members will display and sell their quality handmade bead work. Find beaded jewelry, ornaments, mixed media, and more!
Get an early start on holiday shopping! Open to the public. FREE First Friday admission.
For more info about visiting the museum, see https://www.anchoragemuseum.org/
Our First Friday artists:
Linda Billington of Cypher Alaska
Raymond Brady of Alpenglow Jewelry
Pamela Brotherton of Far North Treasure Box
Estelita Chiles of Newfangled North
Marcy Fergueson of Hummingbead in Alaska
Dianne Hillemeyer of D&D Enterprises
Kristin K'eit of Lah Lupine
Barbara Kruk-Seamount of Lone Wolf Crafts
Jennifer Lewis of Starlingsweb Creations
Joanna Mergler Mayer of Broken String Earrings
Michelle Pearson of Artmosphere Studio
Margaret Peterson of Magpie's Corner
Catherine Pongratz of AK Magpie Designs
Renee Tatusko of Ronet Jewelry
Christine Waggoner of Beads by Bean
Lee Waters of Waxed Musings
We are also happy to announce that Beads of Courage, a non-profit organization, will have a table at our event.
Participation as a vendor-artist for this event is now closed. However, if you are interested to participate in next year's fall event, below are the typical guidelines for reference.
This is an exclusive Alaska Bead Society event, and current ABS members may register as a vendor-artist. Not a member, but interested in becoming one? Visit our Membership page to learn more about joining ABS.
To register for First Friday, submit the following:
Member comments from the 2018 First Friday
“The ooh's and aah's from customers looking at our table of lovely jewelry".
"Friday night music and people.”
“Meeting other members.”
“I liked the diversity of all the beaded art.”