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


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

Enter the Lab

Michael Conti: Air Hockey (Gold)


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


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.


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


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


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


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


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