Museum

UAMN Events Calendar

All programs included with museum admission, unless otherwise noted.
For more information, download our monthly flyer or visit the Family Programs page.

Family Programs are proudly sponsored by UA College Savings Plan.



January's theme is Sculpture!

OPEN CREATIVITY LAB (all ages)
Friday, January 4: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Come to the Creativity Lab and sculpt, paint, draw, or make something! Supplies and inspiration provided. Stop by anytime between 10 am and 2 pm.
Adult supervision required.

EARLY EXPLORERS (ages 5 and under, with adult)
Fridays: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Drop in with your toddler or preschooler to create and discover. Materials and activities provided.
Siblings welcome!
Note: There will be no Early Explorers on January 4.

JUNIOR CURATORS (ages 6 and up, with adult)
Saturday, January 19: 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Stop by the Creativity Lab to discover science, history, culture, and art through hands-on investigations and crafts.
Siblings welcome!



MUSEUM SLEEPOVER

Friday, February 15: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 am
For 7-13 year olds with accompanying adult (1 adult can accompany up to 3 kids) Drawing of a sleeping bear with the words "I slept @ UAMN".

Join us for after-hours special activities and night time gallery explorations. Create, explore, and sleep among the exhibits. An evening snack and light breakfast are provided.

Registration is now open! For more information, costs, or to register, go to the sleepover page.



Movies at the Museum

Enjoy a 30-minute movie at the museum. Purchase a movie ticket for $5 at the admission desk for access to all the day's movies.



Explore the Exhibits

ShAKe: Earthquakes in Interior Alaska
In the Special Exhibits Gallery
Major earthquakes are part of the history and the future of Interior Alaska. The last 100 years have seen vast changes in how we understand these events. Explore how the impact on the public has been recorded through local newspapers. Learn more about the exhibit.

Expedition Alaska: Archaeology & Mammalogy
In the Collections Gallery
Follow museum scientists as they journey across Alaska in search of clues about the people and animals that make their home here. Watch videos filmed on location that tell the tales of the scientists in search of clues to the region's dynamic history. Learn more about the exhibit.

Northern Forest
In the Café Gallery
Explore the intricate details of the woods around the artist's home in a variety of paintings and woodcuts by Gail Priday. The artworks represent the changing seasons, a remarkable feature of living in the Interior. Learn more about the exhibit.

The Last Road North
Inside the Museum's West Entrance
A collection of photographs by Alaska artist Ben Huff from his larger series The Last Road North. These photos were taken along the Dalton Highway over the course of five years using a large format camera. Explore this remote Alaska highway.

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