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Ongoing
UA Museum of the North

Explore artwork and history outside on the museum grounds.

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.

Sunrise in an orange sky, with mountains in the background and trees in the foreground.
Saturday, March 27
12:00 PM
UA Museum of the North Website

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

Artist’s concept of the Parker Solar Probe spacecraft approaching the sun.
Saturday, March 20
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
UA Museum of the North Website

Discover Earth's closest star! 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.

Two children walking through a sunny forest, with snow on the ground.
Friday, March 19
10:00 AM
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. March's theme is the Sun!

Detail of Migration 3, by Ron Senungetuk.
December 12, 2020 - March 14, 2021
Special Exhibits Gallery

Iñupiaq artist Ronald Senungetuk was a world-renowned sculptor, silversmith, and woodcarver. As an artist, educator, and mentor, he had a profound impact on the visual arts in Alaska. He founded the Native Art Center in 1965, and was one of the first Alaska Native professors to receive tenure from UAF.

A child looks at a colorful abstract painting by Alfred Skondovitch.
Saturday, February 27
12:00 PM
UA Museum of the North Website

Create and discover with your family! Explore at home and share your discoveries with us. Discover the diverse roles colors play in our world. Hands-on activities and videos will be posted online.

Sunlight separated into rainbow colors, shining on a child's hand.
Saturday, February 20
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
UA Museum of the North website

Explore colors in art and science! 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.

A child's hands holding a paintbrush next to a plate with several colors of paint.
Friday, February 12
10:00 AM
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. February's theme is Colors!

Young plants sprouting from soil.
February 1-28
UA Museum of the North

Make spring break full of discovery! Activity packets featuring a variety of hands-on explorations and crafts are available for purchase.

Close-up of hands carving a linocut print.
Saturday, January 30
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
UA Museum of the North Website

Explore a variety of ways to make art by carving! 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.

Adult holding a toddler and looking at a carving by Sara Tabbert.
Friday, January 15
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. January's theme is Carving!

Drawing of a child looking up at the stars, holding a telescope.
December 11-31
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. December's theme is Northern Skies!

Frozen soap bubble on snow.
December 1-11
UA Museum of the North

Make winter break full of discovery! Activity packets featuring a variety of hands-on explorations and crafts are available for purchase.

Close-up of a compass sitting on top of a world map.
Saturday, November 21
12:00 PM
UA Museum of the North Website

Create and discover with your family! Explore at home and share your discoveries with us. Investigate the diverse ways people have explored throughout history. Videos and hands-on activities are posted online.