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Kuskokwim Art Guild Sponsored Activities and Scholarships:

Steel Salmon and Raven Auction



Held annually the last Saturday in September: 20 local artists select a raven or salmon to decorate and then they are auctioned off. Highest bid $2,200. Fundraiser for scholarships, individual artist grants, and operational expenses.

Perfect Pie

Community members donate pies to be sold, many pie plates made by ceramic artists Fundraiser for scholarships, individual artist grants, operational expenses. Held annually on December 23rd.

Bethel Bowls


This annual fundraiser en10516688_808466112541066_7641412656142642393_ngages the community on all levels. Prior to the event, folks are welcomed to the studio to create pottery bowls which are sold at Bethel Bowls filled with hot homemade chili made by volunteers. A fun, family activity to look forward to every spring!

YPCC summer youth camps

10296157_807209552625238_1487445777525210264_oKAG donates $3,000 annually as a scholarship for all students taking “arts” related camps at the cultural center.

2017 Class Schedule


Individual Artist Grants

Up to five $500 artist grants awarded annually to local artists who have a specific need or project.

Individual Artist Grant Application

Individual Student Scholarships

Middle and high school aged students attending art camps outside of the YK region can request specific amounts as needed.

Arts Support Grants

Awarded as needed to UAF/KUC enrolled students to purchase art supplies for specific courses.

KAG Higher Education Art Scholarship

Two $1,000 scholarships offered annually to YK region graduating seniors or college freshmen pursuing degrees in the arts.

Juried Art Show

Co-sponsored with the Yupik Museum. $1,100 in prize awards

Juried Art Show Application

**Welcomed donations from community businesses to supplement KAG philanthropic include items to be raffled and cash donations.