Museum Calendar

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A stuffed bear toy next to a sheet of paper with pictures of berries.
September 11-17
UA Museum of the North

Discover with your toddler or preschooler. Go on a gallery hunt-and-find challenge and do hands-on activities at home. September's theme is Berries!

Drawing of a berry plant in a sketchbook, colored with red and green colored pencils.
Saturday, September 18
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
UA Museum of the North website

Discover the importance of berries in Alaska! Register in advance (children 6 and older) to receive activity supplies and to meet online with a museum educator. At-home activities will also be freely available online.

Crowberry plants with small black berries.
Saturday, September 25
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
UA Museum of the North (outside)

Create and discover with your family! Explore berries in science, culture, and art. Activities are designed for all ages. This event will be outside the museum.

Green aurora lights dance across the night sky.
Ongoing
Museum Auditorium

Enjoy a movie in the museum auditorium! Movie offerings change on a regular basis. Additional charge applies.

This spring, the museum is articulating and suspending a 43' Bowhead Whale skeleton from the lobby ceiling.
Ongoing

This spring, the museum articulated and suspended a 43' Bowhead Whale skeleton from the lobby ceiling.

A totem pole carved with a variety of colorful designs, with trees in the background.
Ongoing
UA Museum of the North

Explore artwork and history outside on the museum grounds.

A person wearing a white lab coat is showing drawers of museum specimens, including several small mammals.
Ongoing on select Fridays
12:00 PM
UA Museum of the North Website

See behind-the-scenes at the museum! Discover how we care for 2.5 million objects and specimens. Virtually experience field and lab work.

Butterfly and moth specimens in a drawer.
Ongoing
UA Museum of the North Website

Visit the UA Museum of the North from home with resources for all ages!

Three children sitting at a table, working on a craft project.
Ongoing
UA Museum of the North Website

Create and discover with your family! Explore our archive of over a hundred hands-on activities for all ages, designed to do at home.