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MARCH'S THEME IS FILM & PHOTOGRAPHY

The University of Alaska Museum of the North is exploring FILM & PHOTOGRAPHY at hands-on programs during the month of March. All activities take place in the Creativity Lab and are inlcuded with admission.

Every Friday
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Early Explorers for kids 5 and under
Enjoy arts and crafts with your toddler or preschooler. 

Saturday, March 11
2:00 - 4:00 pm

Juniior Curators for kids 6 and up
Discover science, culture, and art.

Saturday, March 25
2:00 - 3:30 pm

Teen Studio for ages 13-18
Discover new ideas and skills.
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Family Day: Film & Photography

Saturday, March 4
12:00 - 4:00 p.m.

The University of Alaska Museum of the North will hold a Family Day exploring film and photography on Saturday, March 4 from noon to 4 p.m. There will be examples of historical film on display, as well as a portrait gallery, scavenger hunt and other activities. There is no admission fee for children 14 and under at Family Days, thanks to support from TOTE Maritime..


Museum Discovery Series

Thursday, March 23
12:00 - 1:30 p.m.

“The Ongoing Return of Life to Kasatochi Volcano,” by Derek Sikes, Curator of Insects. Find out what our curators are learning from the museum’s collections.

FREE TO THE PUBLIC

More information here


Movies at the Museum

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

  • Expedition Alaska: Dinosaurs at 10am
  • Dynamic Aurora at 11am
  • Arctic Currents at 12pm
  • Dynamic Aurora at 1pm
  • Expedition Alaska: Dinosaurs at 2pm
  • Dynamic Aurora at 3pm
  • Arctic Currents at 4pm

Learn more HERE about the museum's movies.


Explore our Exhibits

Expedition Alaska: Dinosaurs
In the Special Exhibits Gallery

See authentic Alaska dinosaurs from the museum’s collections. Compare your leg to a dinosaur’s. View fossils and try your hand at excavating. Explore a virtual field camp. Practice paleontology and examine dinosaur teeth under the microscope. Discover with us!

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.

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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