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Art by State: Alaska

Art by State: Alaska

The listing below groups art, artists and architectural elements by state. This list is a work in progress and is not comprehensive. Select a state from the list to learn more about the elements from that state:

Art by State: Alaska

Alaska
Art/
Architecture
LocationDescription
Statue

House Connecting Corridor (Second floor)

Statue

Ernest Gruening (Senator)

Ceiling Mural

“Alaskan Purchase 1867” (by Evergreen Painting Studio)

State Seal

Plaster Relief

Last Updated: November 01, 2012