Current
Exhibits

Museum
Today

Beyond the Arctic Circle

3/3/2015 - 5/15/2015

4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday

Into The Deep

3/3/2015 - 5/15/2015

5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday

Discovery Center Science Demonstrations

5/1/2015 - 6/30/2015

Times vary

Tue, May 05, 2015

OPEN 9am-6pm.

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Polar
Lab

Polar Lab

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Today's artists, scientists, explorers and inhabitants are questioning the future of the landscape.

Enter the Lab

Michael Conti: Air Hockey (Gold)

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As part of the Anchorage Museum’s Polar Lab program, we invite artists to create interventions in museum galleries and public spaces, through performances and temporary installations. 

Think UP HERE: A Series of Presentations and Conversations | 2015-2016

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Featuring topic experts from Alaska and beyond, the Think Up Here conversation series explores a wide range of current and emerging issues in art, culture, science, politics, literature and social action.

News

Message from Anchorage Museum Director and CEO Julie Decker - May, 2015

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May is an important month for many Alaskans. Summer seems possible, the school year ends, and people prepare to greet visitors or to head outdoors themselves.

Camera Obscura

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With a nod to Anchorage’s beginnings as a tent city for railroad workers on Ship Creek, Alaska artist and photographer Michael Conti transforms a canvas tent into a camera obscura within the museum.

Museum Gala

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5:30 p.m. Saturday, April 11 Dena’ina Civic and Convention Center Join us as we go on a Northern expedition during the 2015 Anchorage Museum Gala.

Supporting the Mission

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Last year the museum began to develop a strategic plan that would guide our vision and operations through 2020. The process was inclusive and rigorous, involving staff, volunteers, members and community.

Spark!Lab: Invention and the Smithsonian Institution

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Beginning in March, the Anchorage Museum becomes home to one of only a few Spark!Labs outside the Smithsonian in Washington, DC...

Anchorage School District Art Exhibition

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The 43rd annual Anchorage School District exhibition includes artwork from some of the district’s student artists.

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