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20 Questions

20 QuestionsDelve deeply by using this deck of twenty questions to ask about any museum object (great for kids ages 5 and older). Click on the photo to access the question deck.

Feature: "Miowak" by Fred Machetanz

Learn about this painting titled "Miowak" by Fred Machentanz (1908-2002), an artist known for his paintings and illustrations depicting Alaska landscapes and way of life.

Feature: Effie Sheldon Bornhoft

American self-taught artist and watercolor painter Effie Sheldon Bornhoft (1895-1965) created over 8,000 paintings, choosing to sell none of them. The Anchorage Museum has a large number of her Alaska-themed works.

Rebecca Lyon

“We stand on the shoulders of the past. The artist’s job is to record the time in which we live.”
- Rebecca Lyon, Athabascan/Unangan artist.

Rebecca Lyon #2

A photograph of her great-grandmother, who was sold into slavery as a girl, inspired Athabascan/Unangan artist Rebecca Lyon to create art that explores themes around women’s rights.

Feature: Susie Silook

Yupik/Inupiaq carver and sculptor Susie Silook speaks about her father’s influence and how she puts her own life experience in her work.

Holly Nordlum

“In Yup’ik culture, the spiritual world and the world we live in, at the core of that is one being with many, many sides."
- Holly Mititquq Nordlum, Inupiaq artist

Feature: Amber Webb

“Thousands of years of ancestors are between me and the beginning of the stories I tell…It’s really important to remember the pragmatism of our people. We do what needs to be done even when it’s hard.”
- Amber Webb, Yup'ik and Unangan visual artist

 

Museum Collection: Edna Davis Jackson

Video profile of Tlingit artist Edna Davis Jackson

George Ahgupuk

A profile of artist George Ahgupuk and his work "Radio Babies"

Rockwell Kent

A profile of artist Rockwell Kent

Student Art Exhibition

2020 Anchorage School District Student Art Exhibition (flip book)