Media Gallery Collections
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Explore the enduring mystery behind Sir John Franklin’s tragic expedition. Leaving Britain in 1845 to chart the Northwest Passage through the Arctic, the expedition’s two ships and 129 men never returned. Through historical artifacts and Inuit oral history, this groundbreaking exhibition provides the most comprehensive account to date of Franklin’s final voyage.
On view June 7 through Sept. 29, 2019
Providing context for the PBS Kids series Molly of Denali, the first nationally distributed children’s TV series in the U.S. featuring an Alaska Native lead character, this exhibition presents brief historical overview of how Indigenous people have been represented in media throughout the 20th century.
On view May 3, 2019 through October 13, 2019.
This multi-media exhibition celebrates salmon culture in Alaska in its many forms, from commercial, subsistence and sport fishing to processing, preserving and eating. Salmon are embedded in the lifeways and economy of Alaska, and the human relationship to this wild resource is complex, personal and deeply felt. Visitors to this exhibition will get a taste of how Alaskans experience, share and savor the presence of salmon in their lives.
On view May 3 through January 19, 2020
The Anchorage Museum’s new wing helps tell the story of Alaska and the North. The materials used in the architecture reflect a sense of place – in this case, Anchorage, Alaska, a Northern city within a sub-arctic landscape. Presented in the wing’s Art of the North Galleries are more than 200 works from the museum’s collection as well as some new additions. The Rasmuson Wing opens to the public Friday, Sept. 15.