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First Friday

The first Friday of each month enjoy free general admission from 6 to 9 p.m.

First Friday at the Anchorage Museum
6 to 9 p.m.
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.


Meet the Artist: Diedra Krieger
6 to 9 p.m.
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

Astronomy Alive
6:30 p.m.
Curious about what’s up in the night sky? Take a guided tour through space and time in this live show, customized to highlight current astronomical occurrences. Galaxies, nebulae, binary stars … you name it, we show it to you. Except black holes. No one can see black holes. Buy tickets online.

Led Zeppelin Cosmic Light Show
7:30 p.m.
Be transported by mood-altering art and 3-D graphics choreographed to some of Led Zeppelin’s biggest hits, including “Whole Lotta Love,” “Immigrant Song” and “Ramble On.” This immersive rock ‘n’ roll experience plays out on the museum's full-dome planetarium screen and features a state-of-the-art sound system. Audience advisory: Adult subject matter. Buy tickets online.