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Alaska Positive, a statewide-juried photographic art exhibition, opens at the University of Alaska Museum of the North on September 26. Now in its 49th year, Alaska Positive is organized and toured by the Alaska State Museum. Its purpose is to encourage the practice of photography as an art form in Alaska. Alaska Positive will be on exhibit through November 8.
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.
The museum’s more than 2.5 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.
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.
Oct 11Rose Berry Alaska Art Gallery
Thanks to a grant from the GVEA Goodcents program, The Alaska Art Experience 5-screen film introducing the Rose Berry Alaska Art Gallery has been redesigned, re-edited, and rebuilt 13 years after it was first installed at the UA Museum of the North.