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Drawing of sea creatures on a teal background.
Monday, February 17
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
UA Museum of the North Creativity Lab

See the special exhibit Cruisin' the Fossil Coastline. View artwork by Ray Troll and learn how paleo artists represent ancient life. Work with patterns and color to create art with chalk pastels.

Close up of a hand uncovering a fossil in soil.
Wednesday, February 19
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Noel Wien Library

Join us to explore how scientists study ancient life! See and touch real fossils. Listen to a story and try hands-on activities.

A young child digs for fossils in a sandbox.
Friday, February 21
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
UA Museum of the North Creativity Lab

Drop in with your toddler or preschooler to create and discover. Activities and materials provided. February's theme is Fossils.

A young child plays with dinosaur figurines on a table. Also on the table are a number of fossil bone.
Saturday, February 22
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
UA Museum of the North

See and touch real fossils. Meet museum paleontologists. Explore the Cruisin' The Fossil Coastline exhibit. Dig for bones, create fossil artwork, and more!

Painting of prehistoric creatures, with a sailboat and van in the background.
Saturday, February 22
12:00 PM - 4:30 PM
UA Museum of the North

Meet artist Ray Troll. Hear about his explorations and art, including the making of the Cruisin' the Fossil Coastline exhibit, now on display in the museum's Special Exhibits Gallery. Included with museum admission.

A young child digs for fossils in a sandbox.
Friday, February 28
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
UA Museum of the North Creativity Lab

Drop in with your toddler or preschooler to create and discover. Activities and materials provided. February's theme is Fossils.

Adults and children dig for fossils in a sandbox.
Saturday, February 15
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
UA Museum of the North Creativity Lab

Stop by the Creativity Lab to explore, create, and learn. Discover science, history, culture, and art through hands-on investigations and crafts. February's theme is Fossils.

A young child digs for fossils in a plastic sandbox.
Friday, February 14
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
UA Museum of the North Creativity Lab

Drop in with your toddler or preschooler to create and discover. Activities and materials provided. February's theme is Fossils.

Museum Sleepover Logo
Friday, February 7
7:00 PM - 9:00 AM
UA Museum of the North

For children ages 7-13 with accompanying adult. Spend a night at the museum! Join us for after-hours special activities and nighttime gallery explorations. Create, explore, and sleep among the exhibits. An evening snack and light breakfast will be provided.

Drop-in with your toddler or preschooler to create and discover. Materials and activities provided. January’s theme is Walrus.
Friday, January 24
10 am – 12 pm
UAMN

Drop-in with your toddler or preschooler to create and discover. Materials and activities provided. January’s theme is Walrus.

Take a walking tour of the museum and Alaska’s fossil coastline. Discover our natural history collections along-side original art by Ray Troll. This special exhibition, organized by the Anchorage Museum and with support from Lynden, Inc.
Now Open
UAMN

Take a walking tour of the museum and Alaska’s fossil coastline. Discover our natural history collections along-side original art by Ray Troll. This special exhibition is organized by the Anchorage Museum and with support from Lynden, Inc.

Coming in 2020, the Museum’s long-running and innovative Visitor Audio Guide, Sounds of Place will be expanded and made available for the first time as free apps for both iPhone and Android mobile devices, as well as through the museum website

Jan 16

UAMN

Coming in 2020, the Museum’s long-running and innovative Visitor Audio Guide, Sounds of Place will be expanded and made available for the first time as free apps for both iPhone and Android mobile devices, as well as through the museum website.

Drawing of Bunchberry
Ongoing
UAMN

Shown in the museum’s café, Collected Treasures by Karen Stomberg will be on view through the end of January 2020. Come see these exquisite botanical illustrations drawn of six species of Alaska plants from collections in Fairbanks and the Smithsonian.

The museum’s more than 2.2 million artifacts and specimens are collected by 10 research disciplines. Visit Expedition Alaska in the museum’s Collections Gallery to learn about this foundation of museum research, exhibitions, and programs.
Now Open
9:00-5:00
Collections Gallery

The museum’s more than 2.2 million artifacts and specimens are collected by 10 research disciplines. Visit Expedition Alaska in the museum’s Collections Gallery to learn about this foundation of museum research, exhibitions, and programs.

The Alaska Art Experience, Revisited

Oct 11

Rose Berry Art Gallery

Thanks to a grant from the GVEA Goodcents program, The Alaska Art Experience 5-screen film introducing the Rose Berry Art Gallery has been redesigned, re-edited, and rebuilt 13 years after it was first installed at the UA Museum of the North.