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Guided Anchorage Museum Tours
11 a.m., noon and 1 p.m.
5/17/2014 - 9/7/2014
Join a museum docent for a 45-minute guided tour and learn about Alaska’s history, art, indigenous people and more. Tours vary each day. For the daily schedule visit the front desk or call (907) 929-9215. Included with admission and with membership

 

 
Art Mart
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
7/30/2014 - 8/1/2014
Help your visitors find beautiful, Alaska-made treasures or treat yourself at this annual juried art and craft show. The museum hosts a revolving roster of Alaska artists who specialize in handmade jewelry, woodwork, apparel and more. Featured artists include Ed Mighell, Cook Inlet clay tiles; Susan Serna, photography; and Rik Seeganna, ivory carvings. Museum members receive a 10 percent discount on purchases. A portion of the proceeds benefits the museum. Included with admission
July 30-Aug. 1 Artists: Judy Niemeyer, fiber/weaving; Marvin Niemeyer, wood/flutes; Linda Lucky, prints; Larry Kingry, turned wood; Tracy Anna Bader, fiber; Jian Liu, silk embroidery; Tam Johannes, jewelry/glass; K.C. Lowe, fiber; and Judith Lindenfelser, fiber/hats

 

 
First Friday at the Anchorage Museum
6 to 9 p.m.
8/1/2014
Enjoy an artist lecture by Diedra Krieger, live astronomy show, Led Zeppelin music show, and admission to the museum’s galleries. Free general admission. Fees still apply for planetarium shows.

 

 
Art on the Green: Plastic Fantastic
1 to 3 p.m.
8/1/2014
Help Philadelphia artist Diedra Krieger create a giant dome made from plastic bottles. More than 6,000 post-consumer water bottles serve as the structure for Plastic Fantastic, a 16-foot geodesic dome. Krieger has built Plastic Fantastic domes across the country to spark conversations about environmental issues, recycling and health. Anchorage Food Mosaic Project serves up a refreshing drink made from natural, local ingredients; please bring your own re-usable cup. This program is held in conjunction with the exhibition Gyre: The Plastic Ocean. Water bottle collection provided by UAA Office of Sustainability. Outdoors, rain or shine. Free
 

 
Meet the Artist: Diedra Krieger
6 to 9 p.m.
8/1/2014
Explore the Plastic Fantastic dome with its creator, Philadelphia artist Diedra Krieger. More than 6,000 post-consumer water bottles serve as the structure for Plastic Fantastic, a 16-foot geodesic dome. Krieger has built Plastic Fantastic domes across the country to spark conversations about environmental issues, recycling and health. This program is held in conjunction with the exhibition Gyre: The Plastic Ocean. Outdoors, rain or shine. Free
 

 
Mini Dome Design
2 to 4 p.m.
8/2/2014
Balance engineering skills with art to make your own mini geodesic domes inspired by the Plastic Fantastic dome installation. More than 6,000 post-consumer water bottles serve as the structure for Plastic Fantastic, a 16-foot geodesic dome. Philadelphia artist Diedra Krieger has created Plastic Fantastic domes across the country to spark conversations about environmental issues, recycling and health. This program is held in conjunction with the exhibition Gyre: The Plastic Ocean. Outdoors, rain or shine. Free
 

 
1% for Art Excursion
9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
8/2/2014
Enjoy a behind-the-scenes narrated tour of Anchorage’s public art, including work by some of Alaska’s best-known artists. This bus tour is led by Angela Demma of the Municipality of Anchorage’s 1% for Art Program, which makes this art collection possible. Snacks and water provided; bring a brown bag lunch. Dress for walking and the weather. Register online. $25 member/$30 non-member
 

 
Coffee Talk: A Plastic World
11 a.m. to noon
8/3/2014
What do you think about humans’ relationship with plastic? Join us on the lawn for a casual conversation over coffee. Discussion is facilitated by Anne Stefanich, Green Star; Paula Williams, UAA Office of Sustainability; and Diedra Krieger, Philadelphia artist and creator of the Plastic Fantastic dome. This program is held in conjunction with the exhibition Gyre: The Plastic Ocean. Coffee is available; please bring your own re-usable mug. Outdoors, rain or shine. Free
 

 
Connect with Anybody, Anywhere
7:30 p.m., Discovery Theatre
3/3/2015
Known for her sensitive nature and ability to bridge the divide that sometimes exists between people of disparate cultures and beliefs, Annie Griffiths has been connecting with her subjects for nearly three decades. Journey alongside her as she finds common ground in uncommon places. In 2010, she published Simply Beautiful Photographs, which will be available for signing after the presentation. Buy tickets through CenterTix.net.
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