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AHS & CIHS Present: The Canary in the Coal Mine for Climate Change

7 p.m. Thursday, April 18 — In-Person

How can current and historical records help us better understand the differences between the roots of climate change as seen in Alaska, and what we...

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How to Survive Artist Spotlight: Las Hermanas Iglesias

Noon. Thursday, April 25 — Online

Join us for a series of virtual talks/Q&A sessions with artists featured in How to Survive as they consider their practice in relation to climate...

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Virtual Artist-in-Residence: Michaela Goade

4 - 5 p.m. Monday, April 29 — Online

Join us for a presentation and Q&A with Anchorage Museum virtual artist-in-residence Michaela Goade. Goade will answer questions about her art-making practice and do a...

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"Wildmen of Denali" Book Release

6 - 8 p.m. Friday, May 3 — In-Person

Lines of Sight comic illustrator David Brame celebrates the release of Wildmen of Denali, a comic created by the late author Richard Perry, illustrated by...

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First Friday at the Anchorage Museum

6 - 9 p.m. Friday, May 3 — In-Person

Enjoy free admission, create in Art Lab and view rapid space shorts in the planetarium. Stop by one of our many docent-led gallery talks and...

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Teen Climate Communicators Presents: Arctic Aligned, a discussion

6 - 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 3 — In-Person

This interactive conversation facilitated by the Anchorage Museum’s Teen Climate Communicators engages participants in topics inspired by All We Can Save, an anthology about climate...

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Docent-led Gallery Talk – Guided Meditation in How to Survive

6:30, 7 & 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 3 — In-Person

Stop, rest and slow down. These 15-minute guided meditations, reflecting on themes of time, relationships, and wisdom will take place in Ellie Schmidt’s immersive installation...

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Docent-led Gallery Talk – The Battle of Attu

6:30, 7 & 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 3 — In-Person

Gain a deeper understanding of the Anchorage Museum collection through a docent-led gallery talk about the Battle of Attu during May 1943. The talk will...

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Docent-led Gallery Talk – James Kivetoruk Moses

7:30 p.m. Friday, May 3 — In-Person

Join us for a docent-led discussion of the works of James Kivetoruk Moses. Moses is an Alaska artist born in Cape Espenberg, Alaska, in 1903....

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CIHS Presents: Seward’s Follies — The Life and Legacy of William H. Seward

7 p.m. Thursday, May 16 — In-Person or Online

On William Henry Seward’s 223rd birthday, the Cook Inlet Historical Society presents a program of songs, instrumental music, and dramatic readings exploring Seward’s complicated-but-undeniable role...

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Panel Breaks: Alaska Comic Workshop Sessions with Tadd Galusha

6 - 8 p.m. Saturday, May 25 — In-Person

Join comic illustrator Tadd Galusha for a series of comic workshops. Galusha will give an instructional presentation and art demonstration, followed by time for individual...

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Tide Pools in Art & Nature

11 a.m. Tuesday, June 4 — In-Person

Join Anchorage Museum Assistant Curator Rachel Boesenberg and Animal Care Manager Nicole Abeln as they facilitate a conversation about tide pools. Rachel will give a...

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Docent-led Gallery Talk – The Battle of Dutch Harbor and the Kiska Blitz

6:30, 7 & 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 7 — In-Person

Learn about The Battle of Dutch Harbor and the Kiska Blitz during this docent-led gallery talk. In June 1942 the Imperial Japanese Navy conducted carrier...

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