It’s official: Smithsonian Affiliate status granted The Anchorage Museum has been named an official Smithsonian Affiliate. The designation formally acknowledges the museum’s longtime partnership with the Smithsonian Institution and increases opportunities for collaboration. The Anchorage Museum is the first Smithsonian Affiliate in Alaska. As an affiliate, the Anchorage Museum will have access to additional Smithsonian […]
In a rare collaboration between artist and conservator, Sitka carver Tommy Joseph is helping theAnchorage Museum preserve his own artwork. Artist at Work: Tommy Joseph When: 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, June 5-7 and 1 to 3 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, June 9-10 What: A behind-the-scenes sneak peek for visitors to the Anchorage […]
ANCHORAGE, Alaska â€” There are no roads within 150 miles of Hallo Bay, a brown bear haven in Alaskaâ€™s Katmai National Park. Yet last year 4 tons of garbage were collected from just 4 miles of beach in one day. Plastic bottles. Fly swatters with sports team logos. Fishing nets. All were brought to Hallo […]
From XtraTufs to dog booties to mukluks, a new Anchorage Museum exhibition showcases life in Alaska from the ground up.
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Wednesday the Anchorage Museum returns to its summer schedule, which is 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Summer hours are in effect through Sept. 30.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The Anchorage Museum Association has begun an international search for a new director and chief executive officer of the association and the Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center. The new director will replace current Museum Director James Pepper Henry, who recently accepted a position as director of the Heard Museum in Phoenix.
â€œWrangell Mountain Skyboys: Making History Above Alaskaâ€™s Copper Beltâ€ focuses on the daring pilots who established aviation in Alaskaâ€™s Wrangell-St. Elias mountain region, some of the highest and most rugged terrain in the country.
Kids get in free to the Anchorage Museum Saturday, April 20 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. as part of city-wide Kids Day festivities.