Press Room

News Media Camera

Welcome to the Anchorage Museum’s online Press Office. Members of the media may view and download information for current and upcoming exhibitions and programs, access the press release archive, and download high-resolution images and video.

Media Contacts

Hank Davis
Communications Manager

Leroy Polk
Communications Manager

Zakiya McCummings
Communications Manager

Programs & Exhibitions

Press Releases + Images

Filming Guidelines + Request Form

Filming at the Anchorage Museum is a courtesy that may be extended to projects that contribute to the museum’s mission. These may include educational documentaries, news crews and news productions, or projects that feature or promote the Anchorage Museum and are reviewed and approved by the Marketing and Public Relations or Facility Rental Department.

Due to limited resources, commercial filming requests are not a museum priority. Commercial projects include advertising for a third-party product, annual report for a third-party company, movie productions, television productions, etc.

B-roll of the museum is available to qualified members of the media.

Visit the museum Filming Guidelines & Requests Form for more information.



Anchorage School District Student Art Show Opens First Friday
On view March 1 – April 7, First Floor, East Wing, Atrium
The 52nd annual Anchorage School District youth art show is a collaboration between the Anchorage Museum and Anchorage School District celebrating young artists. The theme for 2024 is "Dream in Art," with this year’s art works inspired by K-12 students sharing imagery, thoughts, sensations, and aspirations associated with their dreams.

This presentation of student art gives kindergarten through high school students the opportunity to showcase their artworks in a museum. Teachers select the pieces, which include drawings, paintings, multimedia works, photography, jewelry, and sculpture.

What We Lived Through: Dispatches from the Pandemic Years
Doors at 6:30 p.m; readings at 7 p.m. Friday, March 1, Seed Lab, 111 W. 6th Ave, Anchorage
Former Seed Lab writer-in-residence, Julia O’Malley hosts a community storytelling event and Chatter Marks journal release about personal and collective Covid-19 pandemic stories. Issue 6 of Chatter Marks, a journal of the Anchorage Museum, collects original writings about Anchorage residents' experiences during the pandemic years, with a focus on human connections. Articles in this issue were written by Julia O'Malley with photography by Anchorage Daily News photographers as part of the Neighbors Project, a collaboration between ADN and the Anchorage Museum. This issue of the magazine also contains a pocket zine made by artist Jimmy Riordan that publishes narrative freewriting by O'Malley and participants in a year of free public writing workshops facilitated at Seed Lab. Free. Contributors include: photographers Loren Holmes, Adan Hernandez, Marc Lester, Emily Mesner, Anne Raup and Bill Roth, and writers Sarah Freije, Jen Clark, Kate Ginsbach, Kirsten Merrell Kippen, Valerie Kern, Emily Mesner, Sonia Santaella and Brooke Norsted.


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