Polar Nights at the Anchorage Museum
6 to 9 p.m. Friday, April 21
Select galleries and spaces are open late with discounted admission Fridays through April. Planetarium tickets are half-price.
U.S. and Russia: A Perspective by Leon Aron
7 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 21
Join Leon Aron, PhD, a resident scholar of Russian Studies at the American Enterprise Institute, as he discusses contemporary U.S. and Russian relations and Vladimir Putin. Aron, whose work focuses on the economic, cultural and social aspects of post-Soviet Russia and its relationship to the world, is a regular contributor to the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, CNN and others. Presented in collaboration with the World Affairs Council. Included with admission.
Science for Grown-ups
6 to 9 p.m.
Explore astronomy, new technologies, and learn old mythologies without kids-in-tow. Spark!Lab, the Discovery Center and the planetarium are open to adults only this evening. Included with admission.
Artist Studio with Amy Meissner
6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Artist Amy Meissner shares how she uses abandoned cloth and traditional stitching techniques as vehicles to explore contemporary women’s issues. Examine her collection of globally crowd-sourced vintage linens, which are the raw materials collected for her Inheritance Project. Included with admission.
Life Drawing Open Studio
6 to 9 p.m.
Hone observation skills through a self-guided life-drawing session. $15 adult, $5 student. Includes Polar Nights admission. Members receive 10 percent off.
Live Music and Beer Flights in Muse
5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Muse offers live music by Hot Club of Nunaka and beer flights with a chef-selected appetizer for $20. Ages 21 and older.