First Friday at the Anchorage Museum
This event has ended. It was scheduled for 2/3/2017.
6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3
Enjoy free admission to the galleries, film screenings in the auditorium, beer events in Muse, and a live astronomy show in the planetarium. Musician Evan Phillips performs in the west elevator. Activities developed by the museum’s Teen Community Council explore the relationship between community and art Free admission thanks to ConocoPhillips. Thomas Planetarium admission extra.
Battle of the Breweries
6 to 9 p.m.
Muse restaurant features beer flights on First Friday and live music by Hurricane Dave. Try Bear Paw River Brewing Company’s Frontiersman IPA, Kenai River Brewing Company’s Sunken Island IPA and Kassik Brewery’s Morning Wood IPA. Ages 21 and older. Flights are $7.
Teen First Friday: Art and Community
6 to 9 p.m.
Can art strengthen community? If so, how can it be harnessed? The Anchorage Museum’s Teen Community Council researches the link between community and art. Join them for a night of collaborative artwork, community conversations and experimental activities to promote radical learning.
Teen First Friday: Special Film Screening Screenagers: Growing Up in the Digital Age
7 to 8:30 p.m.
Through poignant and unexpectedly funny stories, along with surprising insights from authors, psychologists and brain scientists, “Screenagers” reveals how tech time impacts kids’ development and offers solutions on how adults can empower youth to best navigate the digital world and find balance. Following the film, the Anchorage Museum Teen Community Council will host discussion activities for parents and students to reflect on technology in life.
Bird TLC Animal Demo
6 to 8 p.m.
Meet and learn about birds and their habitats from Anchorage’s Bird Treatment Learning Center, which treats and rehabilitates sick or injured birds.
7:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Get your monthly dose of astronomy news in this live show designed to highlight current astronomical events and discoveries. This three-part show gets you caught up with the latest space mission updates, shows you what's up in the night sky during the month and screens short astronomy films. February’s astronomy film is titled “Waiting Far Away”.