Museum Calendar

Check out our Virtual Museum page to explore the museum from home!
 

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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!

Science fair project posters on a table.
Ongoing
UA Museum of the North Facebook Page

The UA Museum of the North and the Interior Alaska Science Fair are partnering for a virtual science fair! Students selected for the Interior Alaska District Science Fair have been asked to share photos of their projects. We will showcase their work in an online album beginning March 20, 2021.

A child wearing a butterfly costume holds up their arms to display the butterfly wings.
Friday, April 9
UA Museum of the North Website

Create and discover with your toddler or preschooler. Explore at home and share your discoveries with us. Hands-on activities are posted online. April's theme is Wings!

An orange and black butterfly sits on a child's cupped hands.
Saturday, April 17
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
UA Museum of the North Website

Discover the amazing variety of wings in our world! Register in advance (children 6 and older) to receive activity supplies and to meet online with a museum educator. At-home activities are also freely available online.

Saturday, April 24
UA Museum of the North Website

Create and discover with your family! Explore at home and share your discoveries with us. Discover the science and art of wings. Hands-on activities and videos will be posted online.

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

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

Revisit the 2018-2019 UAMN special exhibition, ShAKe: Earthquakes in Interior Alaska. Entrance to the gallery.
Ongoing
Virtual Exhibit

Revisit the 2018-2019 UAMN special exhibition, ShAKe. Explore the 21-part video tour (69 minute running time) to learn about earthquakes in Interior Alaska from guest curator Carl Tape.

Ongoing
UA Museum of the North

Explore artwork and history outside on the museum grounds.