Polar Nights at the Anchorage Museum
Open until 9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 27
Open galleries. Open minds. Open late. Launch your weekend at the museum with music, art activities, talks, food and more on Friday nights. Tonight: Explore the museum’s collection with a guided docent tour, catch an early Warren Miller film, experience the planetarium program Led Zeppelin: Cosmic Light Show and a film screening followed by discussion. Muse atrium café open with snacks, beer and wine available for purchase.
Challenge friends and family to a board game or billiards. Included with museum admission (free for museum members).
Docent Gallery Tour
Take a closer look at the museum’s collections and exhibitions and engage in conversation on a 45-minute guided tour. New focus weekly. Included with museum admission (free for museum members).
Warren Miller for one of his most classic ski films to date. Meet the cast of skiers like Scott Brooksbank, Phil Davis, Lane Monroe, Hal O’Leary, John Truden, Skeeter Zoberski and many more as they ski around the world and show you why they are true Winter People. Journey to places like Chamonix, Bear Valley, Mammoth, Le Meuire, Sugarloaf, and tons of other great places to ski and see first hand where the great sport of skiing originated. 91 min.
An Edwardian gentleman hopes to find his long-lost son, who vanished while searching for a mysterious Viking community in a volcanic valley somewhere in uncharted Arctic regions. The gentleman puts together an expedition team to go on the search, but when they reach their destination they must escape from some Viking descendants who will kill to keep their existence a secret. Directed by Robert Stevenson, 93 minutes.