What: Anchorage Museum hosts a Silent Disco and Silent Book Club When: 6 to 10 p.m. Friday, June 24 Where: Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center, 625 C St. Who: DJ Alex the Lion and DJ Juba, food trucks, open to the public The Anchorage Museum is celebrating the summer solstice with […]
It is one of science’s burning questions: Will the melting Arctic ice reveal a Northwest Passage – the very thing Captain Cook sought but never found? The foremost British explorer of the 18th century, Captain James Cook circumnavigated the globe twice before setting a course for the North Pacific. Mostly celebrated for his explorations of […]
Few events in the last decade of space exploration have captured the world’s imagination like NASA’s ongoing Mars Exploration Program. In 2004, the successful deployment of the Mars Exploration Rovers Spirit and Opportunity launched a new era of scientific investigation of our nearest planetary neighbor. For Kobie Boykins, a mechanical engineer at NASA’s Jet Propulsion […]
Crafts Weekend 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 28-29 Noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 30 Crafts Weekend returns Thanksgiving weekend with a variety of unique, Alaska-made jewelry, pottery, woodwork and more from nearly 50 Alaskan artists. This year’s vendors include Rick Potter, who was a construction worker for 24 years before […]
Celebrate the rich culture and traditions of Alaska Native people Sunday, Nov. 10, at the Anchorage Museumâ€™s annual Alaska Native Heritage Month Celebration.