Special Exhibits Gallery
Alaska Positive, a statewide-juried photographic art exhibition, opens at the University of Alaska Museum of the North on September 26. Now in its 49th year, Alaska Positive is organized and toured by the Alaska State Museum. Its purpose is to encourage the practice of photography as an art form in Alaska. Alaska Positive will be on exhibit through November 8.
In September 2020, the UA Museum of the North became the official repository for Bus 142 (aka "Stampede Trail Bus", "Magic Bus", or "Into the Wild Bus").
UA Museum of the North
Enjoy a Museum Halloween at home! Activity packets featuring a variety of hands-on explorations and crafts are available for purchase.
Discover Big Things
Discover Alaska Native cultures, natural wonders, diverse wildlife and Arctic dinosaurs. Explore 2,000 years of Alaska art. Learn about research by museum scientists. Original exhibits and breathtaking architecture.
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A formidable scenario in Interior Alaska, a family of brown bear’s interloping a berry picking adventure. The inland brown bears are commonly called grizzlies and dine on plants, berries, carrion, fish, and mammals. Set of Birch Bark Containers Ca. 1960 Thomas Collection.