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Leroy Polk
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Zakiya McCummings
Public Relations and Marketing Manager

Hank Davis
Communications Manager

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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.

News Updates

JAN / FEB News


Library/Archives Internship Opportunity

The Anchorage Museum is seeking applicants for a paid Cook Inlet Historical Society Internship in the Anchorage Museum Atwood Resource Center (Library and Archives). Opportunities and training may include assisting with library and archival processing, researching and reference, developing a resource guide, and processing and describing photograph and archive collections. Applicants should be enrolled in or have completed graduate-level study in Library and Information Science, Museum Studies, History, or an allied field. Previous experience with archival collections, historical photographs, Alaska history, and/or special collections research is preferred, but not required. More information at


New release of Museum Activity Boxes

On sale through Jan 14, 2023

Museum activity boxes are back for winter in collaboration with the Renewable Energy Alaska Project. Each community supported education box includes engaging resources and activities which allow you to create an Anchorage Museum experience at home. Explore themes related to Alaska and the North through hands-on making, experiments, community profiles and readings. Available for toddler (aged 2-6) or youth (aged 10-14).

This box is full of learning activities about winter in Alaska, including land, water, sky, home and innovation. Each box includes resources that stimulate all five of the senses. Sign up for your activity box by Jan. 14; details on pick-up dates and locations included in confirmation email upon registration. $25; museum members receive 10% discount. For more information, contact Daniel Chou at

For BLINK boxes (aged 2-6) information and registration, click here.
For Youth boxes (aged 10-14) information and registration, click here.


Call for Teens: Teen Climate Communicators Spring Session

4-5:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Feb. 8-May 3, Seed Lab, 111 W 6th Ave, Anchorage

The Anchorage Museum is seeking 9-12 grade students interested in learning and investigating ways of communicating about climate change to join the museum’s Teen Climate Communicators. This spring, students are invited to participate in conversations and activities around the five Rs of sustainability: refuse, reduce, reuse, repurpose and recycle. Students will learn about addressing climate change through sustainable actions. Participants will engage with the museum, and community experts in discussion and activities focus on simple everyday actions that can be taken to move towards a more sustainable future. Applications for Spring 2023 are open now.


Anchorage Design Week 2023 – Winter Session

10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday & Saturday, Nov. 25 & 26, Atrium

Anchorage Design Week 2023 is presented as winter and summer gatherings of creative minds organized by the Anchorage Museum with community partners to promote and inspire place-based design and imagine the future of our city and the lifeways of Northern regions. Join us Feb. 23-26 when we gather as a creative community to share perspectives, expertise, and inspiration while celebrating Northern winter landscapes. This session connects visiting university students with local designers and guests from around the world during Alaska's annual Fur Rendezvous Festival and Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. Presented in partnership with Alaska Trails and the University of Texas Arlington School of Architecture, an Anchorage Design Week Winter Symposium highlights the ecologies, cultures, and economies along the Alaska Long Trail, a proposed 500-mile trail from Fairbanks to Seward connecting Alaska's iconic terrain and diverse communities from the Pacific to the Interior. Dress warm for outdoor interventions. Program and schedule at


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