Oct 1 - Apr 30.
Polar Lab looks at the contemporary and future North through exhibitions and programs. The lab connects art, science, and the environment. It connects Anchorage with the globe. Contemporary art, along with traditional and non-traditional research in multiple disciplines, stimulates the activity of the Lab.
As we open the exhibition Arctic Ambitions: Captain Cook and the Northwest Passage, we look at how the challenges of navigating arctic sea ice effectively ended Cook’s quest for the Northwest Passage.
Long considered a footnote in Arctic exploration...
The Anchorage Museum invites artists and artisans to apply for the annual popular juried craft event, Thanksgiving Weekend, Nov. 27-29. Artists may submit digital images via the online application process beginning Monday, March 2. Deadline for entries is Friday, April 24.
For the Anchorage Museum, the year 2015 is a Centennial year and an Arctic season.
Anchorage’s Centennial coincides with the United States assuming chairmanship of the Arctic...
The Anchorage Museum has begun design planning to re-envision its hallmark Alaska history gallery.
One of the most visited areas of the museum since it was added during an expansion in 1986...