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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.



March's theme is Ravens!
 

Early Explorers (ages 5 and under, with adult)
Fridays: 10 am - 12 pm
Drop in with your toddler or preschooler to create and discover. Materials and activities provided.
Siblings welcome!

Junior Curators (ages 6 and up, with adult)
Saturday, March 23: 2 pm - 4 pm
Stop by the Creativity Lab to discover science, history, culture, and art through hands-on investigations and crafts.
Siblings welcome!

ARTSci Teen Studio (ages 13-18)
Saturday, March 23: 2 pm - 4 pm ~ CYANOTYPES
Explore connections between art and science. This month, discover how early photographic images for scientific study were created. Make your own UV light-activated pictures using a variety of materials.
Registration required. Register online here!

Family Programs are proudly sponsored by UA College Savings Plan.



OPEN HOUSE 
Open House collage
Saturday, March 30: 12 pm - 4 pm

Explore the museum during our annual Open House. Meet curators and collection managers. Go behind-the-scenes and tour the research labs. Hands-on activities available for kids and families. As a thanks to the community for your support, we are also offering free cookies in the auditorium.

Admission is free all day!

For more information call 907-474-7505.

 



ART WORKSHOP

Painting from Observation: Still Life Panels
Wednesday, April 3: 5 pm - 7 pmSeveral colorful leaves, next to a painting of the same leaves. 

Discover the value of observational painting. We will cover the basics of color, composition, light, and more. No experience is needed for this hands-on workshop. Painters of all levels are welcome. Instructions and materials will be provided.

Instructor: Gail Priday, local artist and educator
When: Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 5:00 - 7:00 pm
Where: UA Museum of the North Creativity Lab
Cost: $55 (non-members) / $50 (members)

For a better experience, group size is limited to 12 adults.

Pre-registration required. Please click here to register!

Image courtesy of Gail Priday.



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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