Brick By Brick
On view Oct. 3 through Jan. 11, 2015
This Anchorage Museum-curated exhibition explores the creative potential of LEGO® toys and bricks. Brick by Brick features artwork by Nathan Sawaya and Mike Stimpson, as well as hands-on stations emphasizing LEGO bricks as learning tools with artistic, scientific, technological, engineering and mathematical applications.
All Alaska Juried XXXV
On view Nov. 7, 2014 through Feb. 1, 2015
For more than 30 years, All Alaska Juried has recognized the unique contributions Alaska artists are making to the world of contemporary art. The exhibition also encourages Alaska artists to create new work and showcases the finest art being produced in the state.
On view Nov. 7 through Feb. 22
Rarefied Light showcases the best of Alaska’s fine art photography. The largest juried photography exhibition in the state typically features about 50 images selected from about 500 submissions. This annual juried exhibition is a collaboration with the Alaska Photographic Center.
On view Nov. 21 through Feb. 15
Cabin Fever examines the emotions and behaviors that manifest after hours of darkness and isolation, a state of mind particularly common in the North.
Anchorage Centennial Exhibitions
The Anchorage Museum is proud to be an official partner in the Anchorage Centennial Celebration. Our Anchorage Centennial exhibitions and
dynamic programs engage local artists, organizations and the community. Celebrate
with us! Join the discussions and collaborations. Visit and participate in our
Anchorage Centennial exhibitions and events.
Common Spaces Performance Installation at the Anchorage Museum, Hal Gage, 2011
Polar Lab: A Northern Initiative
2014, 2015 and 2016
Artists from Alaska and around the world utilize Anchorage Museum’s public spaces, indoors and out, virtual and real, to engage the public and explore ideas related to the North. Their research will culminate in performance, print and new media and a major exhibition in 2016. In 2015, Polar Lab focuses on the Anchorage Centennial. This exhibition is part of the Anchorage Museum’s Northern Initiative.
POLAR LAB CALL FOR PROPOSALS
Arctic Ambitions: Captain Cook and the Northwest Passage
On view March 27 through Sept. 7, 2015
The foremost British explorer of the 18th century, Captain James Cook circumnavigated the globe twice before setting a course for the northern Pacific. Art and artifacts from his expeditions, as well as hands-on activities for families, bring to life this exciting era in history – a time of bold discoveries made dangerous by uncharted waters, rocky coasts and unrelenting ice. This exhibition is part of the Anchorage Museum’s Northern Initiative.