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UAMN Events Calendar

All programs included with museum admission, unless otherwise noted.
For more information, download our monthly flyer or visit the Family Programs page.



February's theme is Earthquakes!
 

Early Explorers (ages 5 and under, with adult)

Fridays: 10 am - 12 pm
Drop in with your toddler or preschooler to create and discover. Materials and activities provided.
Siblings welcome!
Note: There will be no Early Explorers on February 15.

ARTSci Teen Studio (ages 13-18)
Saturday, February 23: 2 pm - 4 pm
Explore connections between art and science. This month, investigate replicas! From fossils to historical objects, find out how and why replicas are made and explore how they are used in museums. Cast your own wax and plaster replicas.
Registration required. Register online here!

Family Programs are proudly sponsored by UA College Savings Plan.



March's theme is Ravens!
 

Early Explorers (ages 5 and under, with adult)
Fridays: 10 am - 12 pm
Drop in with your toddler or preschooler to create and discover. Materials and activities provided.
Siblings welcome!
Note: There will be no Early Explorers on March 15.

Open Creativity Lab
Friday, March 15: 10 am - 2 pm
Come to the Creativity Lab and sculpt, paint, draw, or make something! Supplies and inspiration provided. Stop by anytime during program hours. For all ages.

Junior Curators (ages 6 and up, with adult)
Saturday, March 23: 2 pm - 4 pm
Stop by the Creativity Lab to discover science, history, culture, and art through hands-on investigations and crafts.
Siblings welcome!

ARTSci Teen Studio (ages 13-18)
Saturday, March 23: 2 pm - 4 pm
Explore connections between art and science. This month, discover how early photographic images for scientific study were created. Make your own UV light-activated pictures using a variety of materials.
Registration required. Register online here!

Family Programs are proudly sponsored by UA College Savings Plan.



FAMILY DAY: Ravens

Saturday, March 2: 12 pm - 4 pm

Meet raven researchers. Explore the importance of ravens in Alaska cultures, read raven stories, create your own raven artwork, and more!

For all ages. Kids 14 and under free on Family Days. Proudly sponsored by TOTE Maritime Alaska.

For more information, go to the Family Day page.



Movies at the Museum

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



Explore the Exhibits

ShAKe: Earthquakes in Interior Alaska
In the Special Exhibits Gallery
Major earthquakes are part of the history and the future of Interior Alaska. The last 100 years have seen vast changes in how we understand these events. Explore how the impact on the public has been recorded through local newspapers. 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.

Northern Forest
In the Café Gallery
Explore the intricate details of the woods around the artist's home in a variety of paintings and woodcuts by Gail Priday. The artworks represent the changing seasons, a remarkable feature of living in the Interior. 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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