Tours

Tour in the Art of the North Gallery

Complimentary, Guided Tours Offered Daily at 1 p.m.
Resuming May 1, 2024. Docent's choice of the galleries or exhibitions listed below:

ART OF THE NORTH

See the North through the work of artists, from Romantic landscape paintings of the 20th century, to contemporary works, including works by Indigenous artists.

LIVING OUR CULTURES, SHARING OUR HERITAGE: THE FIRST PEOPLES OF ALASKA

In the largest and longest loan made by the Smithsonian Institution, the Living Our Cultures exhibition has brought more than 600 Alaska Native cultural heritage pieces to their homelands and provides access for hands-on study by Alaska Native Elders, artists, educators and scholars.


The Alaska Exhibition

This exhibition tells the story of Alaska through multiple voices and perspectives reflecting the ingenuity, technology, ways of knowing and intimate understanding of the landscape that have allowed people to survive and thrive across the North.


Private Tours

Make your group's visit one to remember with a private, docent-led tour through the museum’s galleries. Tours need to be scheduled two weeks in advance. Cost is $200 per docent for up to 20 people per tour. E-mail groupsales@anchoragemuseum.org to schedule or for more information.

*Both guided and private tours are subject to availability.

Upcoming Tours

Summer Docent-led Gallery Tours

1 - 1:45 p.m. daily through Monday, Sept. 9 — In-Person

Learn about the Anchorage Museum’s exhibitions with a guided tour led by docents and museum staff. The topic of the tour changes daily so please...

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Curator Tour: How to Survive

11:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 26 — In-Person

Come along with museum curators for a tour of How to Survive. In addition to providing an overview of the exhibition, curators will share some...

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Curator Tour: How to Survive

11 a.m. Wednesday, July 10 — In-Person

Join museum curators for a tour of How to Survive. In addition to providing an overview of the exhibition, curators share some of the behind-the-scenes...

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Bike Tour: Urban Gardens and Food Security

5:30 p.m. Thursday, July 11 — In-Person

Highlighting gardens, pollinator hubs, resource depots, and subsistence foods, this bike tour emphasizes food security. Follow guide Nick Riordan of Yarducopia and hear from experts...

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Tide Pools in Art and Nature

11 a.m. Tuesday, July 16 — In-Person

Curator Rachel Boesenberg and Animal Care Manager Nicole Abeln facilitate conversation about tide pools. Boesenberg gives a brief tour of the exhibition How to Survive,...

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Curator Tour: How to Survive

11 a.m. Wednesday, July 24 — In-Person

Join museum curators for a tour of How to Survive. In addition to providing an overview of the exhibition, curators will share some of the...

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Curator Tour: Arctic Sculpture

11 a.m. Wednesday, July 31 — In-Person

Join museum curators for a tour of Arctic Sculpture. In addition to providing an overview of the exhibition, curators will share some of the behind-the-scenes...

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Curator Tour: How to Survive

11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 7 — In-Person

Join museum curators for a tour of How to Survive. In addition to providing an overview of the exhibition, curators will share some of the...

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Bike Tour: Public Art

5:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 8 — In-Person

Strap on a helmet and set off on a tour of public art pieces led by Anchorage’s Curator of Public Art, Gideon Gerlt. Participants will...

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Curator Tour: How to Survive

11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21 — In-Person

Join museum curators for a tour of How to Survive. In addition to providing an overview of the exhibition, curators will share some of the...

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Tide Pools in Art and Nature

11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27 — In-Person

Join Assistant Curator Rachel Boesenberg and Animal Care Manager Nicole Abeln for a facilitated conversation about tide pools. Boesenberg will give a brief tour of...

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