Join us in exploring new modes of thinking about our collective future through a rich community of creative practitioners and change makers.

The Anchorage Museum's Chatter Marks project includes printed and virtual journals, essays, and the Chatter Marks podcast hosted by Cody Liska dedicated to creative and critical thinking about the Circumpolar North.

Our landscapes indicate our tomorrows.
Chatter Marks are crescent-shaped gouges chipped out of bedrock by the movement of glaciers. Present since the last Ice Age, these glaciers are shrinking and disappearing as our climate warms. They mark the passage of deep time and call us to consider how our individual and collective histories urge us forward.





Tools for Messy Futures

The Museum of Discovery embraces the idea of imagining multiple futures, but that process involves anticipating where society and nature might be headed based on past and current trends.

Sustainability, Personal Values and an Institutional Culture

What makes a good exhibition and how are climate conscious practices inspiring museum innovations?

The Memory and Knowledge of Climate Change Loss

In Norway, RiddoDuottarMuseat is thinking 100-200 years into the future, about how what they’re documenting today will affect and inform Sámi people in the future.

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Journal Issues

Issue 06

Neighbors: Stories from Anchorage’s Pandemic Years is a collaboration between the Anchorage Museum and the Anchorage Daily News, led by writer and guest curator Julia O’Malley.

Issue 05

Climate change, a pandemic, pivotal conversations around systemic racism, and decolonization impel museums to participate, prepare and respond.

Issue 04

Alaska's Anchorage Museum and Russia's Arctic Art Institute consider how Alaska and Russia are connected through land and people.

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