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Anchorage Museum Continuing Education Series: Russian America

10 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Sept. 27

University of Alaska Anchorage professor of anthropology Alan Boraas PhD and University of Oregon associate professor of history Ryan Jones will delve into Russian America history and its effect on the Dena’ina and Alaska for two one-hour lectures. The Anchorage Museum Continuing Education Program is a seasonal series of classes featuring art, science, history or anthropology experts who will illuminate themes explored in the museum’s exhibitions and collections. Each 2-hour class is $20, $100 for all six. Registration required. Register for all six by Sept. 26 or individually up to one day before the class at anchoragemuseum.org.

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Anchorage Museum Continuing Education Series: Russian America

Teen Studio

10 a.m. to noon, Saturdays twice monthly beginning Oct. 7

The Anchorage Museum seeks passionate, innovative high school-age students to participate in its Teen Studio program for the 2017/2018 school year. The Teen Studio is a group of young, creative leaders who advise, inspire and shape community-building at the museum and beyond. The Teen Studio meets twice a month to talk about bettering our community, learn from arts professionals and create art. Sept. 15 is deadline for applications, which are available at www.anchoragemuseum.org.

Teen Studio

Anchorage Museum Continuing Education Class: Art and Artists

10 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Oct. 11

The second in this continuing education series features a session about the art of Iñupiaq artist James Kivetoruk Moses and a tour of the exhibition A Year with a Tree with David Pettibone. The Anchorage Museum Continuing Education Program is a seasonal series of classes featuring art, science, history or anthropology experts who will illuminate themes explored in the museum’s exhibitions and collections. $20. Register by Oct. 10 at anchoragemuseum.org.

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Anchorage Museum Continuing Education Class: Art and Artists

Family Art Class with HARRY POTTER ILLUSTRATOR CLIFF WRIGHT: Nature of Seeing

2 to 4 p.m. Saturday Oct. 14

Take advantage of this extraordinary opportunity to learn from UK illustrator Cliff Wright, well known for his work on the original book covers for the Harry Potter book series. Wright has illustrated numerous children’s picture books, some of which he’s written himself, in addition to magazines, greeting cards, posters and advertising projects. In this drawing class, Wright helps participants channel their creativity by helping them see beyond the surface of what they can see. No experience needed. Best for ages 6 and older. $10 per registrant, members receive a 10 percent discount. Pre-register at anchoragemuseum.org.

Image: © Cliff Wright - Harry Potter and The Prisoner of Azkaban, published by Bloomsbury

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Family Art Class with HARRY POTTER ILLUSTRATOR CLIFF WRIGHT: Nature of Seeing

Science Passport Workshop

10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 15

Join us to celebrate completing your Science Passport in a workshop designed just for you. The special workshop will include hands-on activities and a private tour of the Discovery Center. You will build your own science toolkit with different materials and science equipment that will help you to discover more about the world around you. Included with admission for Passport Holders.

Science Passport Workshop

Anchorage Museum Continuing Education Class: Alaska History

10 a.m. to noon, Wednesday, Oct. 25

The third in this continuing education series features a tour of the Alaska exhibition with Aaron Leggett, curator of Alaska history and culture, and a presentation with Ann Fienup Riordan, PhD, about lessons learned while working on a highway project along the Bering Sea. The Anchorage Museum Continuing Education Program is a seasonal series of classes featuring art, science, history or anthropology experts who will illuminate themes explored in the museum’s exhibitions and collections. $20. Register by Oct. 24 at anchoragemuseum.org.

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Anchorage Museum Continuing Education Class: Alaska History

Science Passport Workshop

10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18

Join us to celebrate completing your Science Passport in a workshop designed just for you. The special workshop will include hands-on activities and a private tour of the Discovery Center. You will build your own science toolkit with different materials and science equipment that will help you to discover more about the world around you. Included with admission for Passport Holders.

Science Passport Workshop