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Cascadia exhibit spotlights NW artists in Alaska


In this first of its kind exhibition, opening on April 5, Cascadia Art Museum will present works created by Northwest artists who traveled to Alaska in the mid-20th century.

In the summer of 1938, Tacoma photographer Virna Haffer (1899-1974) visited Alaska with her husband, Norman Randall, a mining engineer, and produced a series of works while traveling in the Windham Bay region and other parts of the state.

Cascadia will be featuring 30 of these vintage photographs, shown publicly for the first time.

In 1959, Danny Pierce (1920-2014) and his budding family moved to Alaska, where under...

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