The City

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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Design District

New downtown design district envisions vitality, diversity and collaboration


Polar Lab: Collective

Polar Lab: Collective is a program for emerging Alaska Native artists to study the collections of the Anchorage Museum and the objects in the Smithsonian Arctic Studies Center's Living Our Cultures exhibition.


Curated Conversations

The Anchorage Museum hosts conversations on issues important to the contemporary and future Circumpolar North as part of our Think Up Here series.