Polar Nights: Friday After Hours at the Anchorage Museum
Open until 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15
Open galleries. Open minds. Open late. Launch your weekend at the museum with music, films, tours, food and more on Friday nights. Tonight: Explore the museum’s collection with a guided docent tour, hear Kat Moore fill the Art of the North gallery with original music, immerse yourself in Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon full-dome music and light presentation in the planetarium, and indulge in Dinner + Movie: Journey to the Center of the Earth. Muse atrium cafe open and Muse Restaurant open.
Science fiction takes us to the past and future imagined in this iteration of Dinner + Movie at the Anchorage Museum. Enjoy a prix-fixe dinner prepared by Muse chef Laura Cole based on Jules Verne’s Victorian-era classic Journey to the Center of the Earth. After dinner, watch this 1959 science fiction classic, in which an Edinburgh professor and assorted colleagues follow a trail down an extinct Icelandic volcano to Earth's center. $60/person includes museum admission, dinner, beverage, popcorn intermission and movie. Museum members receive a 10% discount. Registration required, space limited. Movie-only option available and included with museum admission (free for members).
Take a closer look at the museum’s collections and exhibitions on a 45-minute tour with a museum docent. Included with admission (free for members).
Kat Moore fills the Art of the North galleries with original music as her solo act, The Forest That Never Sleeps. Included with admission (free for members).
Immerse yourself in Pink Floyd’s “Dark Side of the Moon.” This new full-dome music and light show expands on the classic album through captivating HD graphics. Not a typical laser show, but the next generation of computer-generated imagery. Audience advisory: Adult subject matter. $10 per person/$8 members plus museum admission. (45 minutes)