Seward’s historic downtown and picturesque boat harbor are home to quaint galleries, quirky shops, and one of the largest public mural collections in Alaska.
Seward is home to a diverse array of talented artists and local makers. Colorful paintings, unique jewelry and ceramic art are a few of the items crafted by Seward residents. Our galleries feature carvings, baskets, dolls, drums, masks, prints, and etchings by Alaska Native artists.
Live music is a regular occurence in the summer, when the daylight lingers all the way to last call. Local bars, cafes and coffeeshops all host concerts. Alaska’s most popular folk band, Blackwater Railroad, was formed in Seward and often plays shows for a lively hometown crowd.
From top-of-the-line outdoor gear to handmade local crafts, there’s something for everyone in the shops and galleries around Seward. Dozens of local artists sell their wares in our historic downtown shops. The harbor area also offers an array of Alaskan products and unique souvenirs.