Polar Lab connects the contemporary and future North through active investigation and dialogue.

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A space + a new way of thinking and creating, envisioning positive futures for the North.

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Librería Donceles

Created by New York-based artist and educator Pablo Helguera, Librería Donceles encourages social engagement through multilingual conversations, performances and workshops.

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Northern Art Network

The Anchorage Museum is a founding member of the Northern Art Network. The Network is an association of museums and cultural institutions throughout the Circumpolar North.


Sámi Stories: Art and Identity of an Arctic People

The Sámi are the indigenous people living in Norway, Sweden, Finland and the Kola Peninsula in Russia. This exhibition features works that offer a 21st century perspectives on Sámi art and politics.


Portraits of Place: The Arctic in Photographs


Vox Van

The Vox Van project transforms an old utility van into a mobile story-gathering unit as part of marking the founding of Anchorage in 1915. In the summer of 2014, the van parked and engaged community members. Voices of Anchorage were video recorded, leading to a contemporary sense of people and place.


Alaska Teen Media Institute

The Anchorage Museum collaborates with the Alaska Teen Media Institute to explore life in the North through the perspective of young filmmakers.