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UAMN Events Calendar

September's theme is Berries!

Drop in to the Creativity Lab!
Visit the museum during our programs and enjoy an experience together. Discover art, science, history, and culture through our collections. Siblings of all ages are welcome. All supplies and activities are included with admission.

EARLY EXPLORERS (5 and under)
Fridays; 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Create and discover with your toddler or preschooler.

JUNIOR CURATORS (6 and up)
Saturday, September 29; 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Discover science, history, culture and art together.


Family Day: Berries

Saturday, September 22
12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Explore the importance of berries in Alaska. Meet berry experts. Make a recipe book, discover how to identify different species of berries, and create berry artwork!

Kids 14 and under receive FREE ADMISSION to the museum on Family Days, thanks to support from TOTE Maritime Alaska.


NOW SHOWING AT UAMN

Movies at the Museum

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

  • Winter at 10:00 a.m.
  • Dynamic Aurora at 11:00 a.m.
  • Extreme Weather at 12:00 p.m.
  • Dynamic Aurora at 1:00 p.m.
  • Winter at 2:00 p.m.
  • Extreme Weather at 3:00 p.m.
  • Dynamic Aurora at 4:00 p.m.
  • Extreme Weather at 5:00 p.m.

Learn more HERE about the museum's movies.


Explore our Exhibits

Decolonizing Alaska
In the Special Exhibits Gallery
A multimedia visual art exhibit featuring contemporary artists exploring and responding to Alaska’s history of colonization. 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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