Saturday programs designed just for teens (13-18)!
Each month, explore a new theme, see and touch museum objects, and make something to take home.
Select Saturdays, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Museum admission (free for members) + $5 materials fee per session.
Advanced registration required. Space is limited.
Note: Teen Studio will be cancelled if there are fewer than 3 registrants.
Connect with art, science, and culture.
Examine objects and specimens.
Make cool stuff.
Meet people and discover new ideas and skills.
Upcoming Teen Studios
February 24th: Whales
See whale specimens and whalebone art. Get inspired by Rockwell Kent, illustrator of Moby Dick. Create your own whale-themed artwork!
Click here to register for Teen Studio: Whales.
March 31: Butterflies
Discover how one Fairbanksan collected more than 83,000 butterflies. Examine specimens, learn about local species, and mount butterflies specimens.
Click here to register for Teen Studio: Butterflies.
April 28: Stories
Explore how stories are told through pictures, from ancient rock art to modern videos. Put together a visual story.
Fashion (December 2017): Design your own stencils to make one-of-a-kind fashion statements.
Dinos & Fossils (November 2017): Create your own fossil molds and casts.
Skulls (October 2017): Learn to identify animal skulls and practice scientific illustration techniques.
Bears (September 2017): Join us for a bear themed printmaking studio, and explore the Polar Passion exhibit.
Film & Photography (March 2017): Try light painting and explore the world of film and photography.
Moose (February 2017): Learn how people use moose products, and bead your own design.
Trees (December 2016): Discover the beauty and biology of wood. Make your own wooden coasters.
Alaska Art (November 2016): Discuss art in the galleries, and create your own printmaking art.
Bones (October 2016): Explore how researchers study bones. Make casts of dinosaur bones.