In Residence

In Residence


The Museum is honored to host artists, scholars, interns, fellows, and others in residence at the museum and in the circumpolar North. Following are programs featuring artists and others in residence, either virtually or on-site.

Polar Lab


Artist research in North/Arctic regions

Current projects

Christina Seely
Joar Nango
Stuart Hyatt

Seed Lab

SEED Lab Building It Is Possible Ed

Climate change, sustainable communities, creative practice, and wellness 

Current artists-in-residence

Anna Hoover
Jimmy Riordan: Alaska BookMobile
Launch Alaska


Visit the Seed Lab homepage for past residencies

Virtual Artist Residencies

Anchorage Museum Reimagine Installation On A Water Tower At Pt. Woronzof In Anchorage As Part Of The SEED Lab Project. Photo By Joshua Corbett

Artistic practice by diverse and emerging Alaska artists focused on methods and materials, social media and online talks and events.

Polar Lab Collective


Access to Anchorage Museum collections for Indigenous artists and community member researchers



Image: Photo by Matthew Burtner

Music and sound

Current Projects

Andrea Wollensak

Counter Cartographies

Silvretta 12 CROP

Image: Maria Huhmarniemi (b. 1977). "Alien Hiker," 2010. On loan from the artist.

New ideas and perspectives inspired by the exhibition Counter Cartographies: Living the Land.


Christina Seely: Dissonance/Disturbance
Stuart Hyatt: Stations



Image: Jeroen Toirkens (b. 1971). "Vogel Lake Cabin, Alaska," 2019. 

Inspired by the exhibition Borealis: Life In the Woods, artists and scholars-in-residence examine the significance of the Boreal Forest in Alaska.