Earth, Moon and Sun

10:30 a.m. Saturday

Coyote has a razor-sharp wit, but he’s confused about what he sees in the sky. Join this character in a show that discusses American Indian star lore, lunar phases, eclipses and space exploration. $6 plus museum admission

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Leo and Art

11:30 a.m. Saturday

Leo’s bored and doesn’t want to do his homework … until he magically falls into his textbook. His travels through art history introduce him to cave paintings, Leonardo da Vinci, Vincent van Gogh and more. Through digitally animated wooden puppets, this planetarium show entertains children and awakens their interest in art and science. $4-$6 plus museum admission.

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The Longest Night:
A Winter's Tale

12:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

A young girl born into a family of nomadic storytellers embarks on a simple quest that leads her to a dragon's nest. What will she discover there, and how will it help her save her village? "The Longest Night: A Winter's Tale" is a one-of-a-kind planetarium show that captures its audience with a timeless fable of courage, generosity and renewal. Its story explores the concept that winter is a time for Earth to rest, waiting for new growth in the spring. $6 plus museum admission.

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Ice Worlds

1:30 p.m. Saturday & Sunday

Learn about the delicate balance between ice, water and the existence of life. In travels to the Arctic and Antarctic regions of the planet, examine the ecosystems that live and thrive there and see how their survival is connected with our own. Beyond Earth, see how the existence of ice shapes the landscapes and natural systems on other planets and moons.

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Dark Matter Mystery

2:30 p.m. Saturday & Sunday

What keeps Galaxies together? What are the building blocks of the Universe? What makes the Universe look the way it looks today? Researchers all around the world try to answer these questions. Approximately a quarter of the Universe is filled with a mysterious glue: Dark Matter. Scientists know that it is out there. But they have no idea what it is made out of. See why scientists know that Dark Matter exists, and how this search is one of the most challenging and exciting searches science has to offer. Join the scientists on their hunt for Dark Matter with experiments in space and deep underground. Will they be able to solve the Dark Matter Mystery? $6 plus museum admission.

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Astronomy Photographer of the Year
2016

3:30 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday

View images from the annual Royal Observatory Greenwich Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year international competition. Let these 2016 competition images spark imagination and interest in astronomy and photography.

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Back to the Moon for Good

4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday

Immerse yourself in a race to the Moon 40 years after the historic Apollo landings. Learn about the history of lunar exploration, and the Moon’s resources. Discover what humanity’s future on the Moon might hold. See how a competition among privately funded international teams is ushering in a new era of lunar exploration. Narrated by Tim Allen, Back to the Moon for Good presents the Google Lunar XPRIZE, and the personal stories of competition and collaboration it inspires. $6 plus museum admission.

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Space Odyssey

7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3

Get your monthly dose of astronomy news in this live show designed to highlight current astronomical events and discoveries. This three-part show gets you caught up with the latest space mission updates, shows you what’s up in the night sky during the month, and screens short astronomy films. February's astronomy film is titled "Waiting Far Away". $6 plus museum admission. Part of First Friday at the Anchorage Museum.

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Pink Floyd
Wish You Were Here

6:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 13

Lose yourself in Pink Floyd’s classic album Wish You Were Here. This new full-dome music and light show interprets the acclaimed rock album through mesmerizing HD graphics. This is not a laser show, but the next generation of computer generated imagery. Audience advisory: Adult subject matter. $5 plus museum admission, which is half-price as part of Polar Nights, the museum's ongoing Friday after-hours series.

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Pink Floyd
The Wall

7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 13

Lose yourself in Pink Floyd’s masterpiece The Wall. This full-dome music and light show interprets this classic album through mesmerizing HD graphics. This is not a laser show, but the next generation of computer generated imagery. Audience advisory: Adult subject matter. $5 plus museum admission. Museum admission is half-price as part of Polar Nights, the museum’s Friday after-hours series.

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Pink Floyd
Dark Side of the Moon

6:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27

Immerse yourself in Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon. This new full-dome music and light show expands on the classic album through captivating HD graphics. Not a typical laser show, but the next generation of computer generated imagery. Audience advisory: Adult subject matter. $5 plus museum admission, which is half-price as part of Polar Nights, the museum's ongoing Friday after-hours series.

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Led Zeppelin:
Cosmic Light Show

7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27

Be transported by mood-altering art and 3-D graphics choreographed to Led Zeppelin’s biggest hits, including Whole Lotta Love, Immigrant Song and Ramble On. This immersive experience plays out on the museum's full-dome planetarium screen in concert with a state-of-the-art sound system. Audience advisory: Adult subject matter. $5 plus museum admission, which is half-price as part of Polar Nights, the museum’s ongoing Friday after-hours series.

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