SEED Lab brings creative practitioners, civic leaders, and community changemakers together to address the challenges of living in the North and to propose and envision positive futures.

SEED Lab is one of five winners of the Bloomberg Philanthropies Public Art Challenge. The Municipality of Anchorage is a partner with the Anchorage Museum to create public art that explores pressing social issues.

Read the press release.

For Anchorage, SEED Lab seeks positive solutions in response to climate change, through investigations and experiments that embrace the theme of Respond:

Respond to climate
Respond to our collective future
Respond through civic participation
Respond in ways that promote sharing and collective ways forward
Respond with vision and imagination
Respond in ways that are new and help us thing anew
Respond in ways that propose long-term solutions
Respond to opportunities
Respond through creativity and critical thinking
Response through seeding ideas

This includes:

  • Reimagining space and reimaging the ways we work together
  • Reconnecting and responding to our Land/Reciprocation
  • Re-Envisioning our future
  • Reuse + Restore
  • Regeneration: Youth Respond
  • Resonate: Women Respond
  • Repair: Community Healing and Change through Engagement
  • Recognize: Land Acknowledgement
  • Radical Reinvention
  • Renewable: Future Fuels
  • Re-Engage
  • ReSearch



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SEED Lab is made possible with support from:


  • Bloomberg Philanthropies
  • Surdna Foundation
  • Atwood Foundation
  • National Endowment for the Arts


For more information about SEED Lab, contact seed@anchoragemuseum.org.

Follow SEED Lab on Twitter: @SeedLabAlaska.