Museum Calendar

Visit the Hours & Admissions page for COVID-19 guidance for museum visitors.

A child leaning over a plate of shaving cream, making marbled prints, as an adult looks on.
Friday, December 8
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
UA Museum of the North

Drop in with your toddler or preschooler to create and discover with hands-on activities in the Creativity Lab. December's theme is Celebrations!

Colorful paint resembling fireworks on black circles. Several of the artworks are laid out on a counter.
Saturday, December 9
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
UA Museum of the North

Create firework spin art! Explore different ways people celebrate, see and touch museum objects, and try a scavenger hunt.

Sun rising over a snowy landscape, with an abstract black sculpture in the foreground.
Thursday, December 21
11:20 AM - 12:00 PM
UA Museum of the North Lobby

Gather in the museum's lobby for tea and conversation on the solstice.

Five portraits of African American Alaskans.
Opens December 16th

The Black in Alaska special exhibition at UAMN presents portraits, videos, and the stories of more than 40 Alaskans from Fairbanks and around Alaska.

Crossroads of Beringia: Alaska Botany & Plant Science exhibit
Collections Gallery

Explore the past, present, and future of the flora of the North through the eyes and adventures of UAMN Herbarium (ALA) researchers.

Green aurora lights dance across the night sky.
Museum Auditorium

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

360 degree view of museum grounds.

Take a walk around the exterior of the UA Museum of the North to experience historical artifacts, scientific specimens, and larger-than-life artwork. Use your phone's GPS to navigate from stop to stop, or view and listen from anywhere in the world. Download the UAMN Mobile App and Audio Guide.

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

Explore artwork and history outside on the museum grounds.

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

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