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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.


  

April's theme is Soil! 

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!

ARTSci Teen Studio (ages 13-18)
Saturday, April 20: 2 pm - 4 pm: Through the Lens
Explore connections between art and science. This month, explore the hidden structure of things. See how macro and micro views of the world differ. View artwork by Jennifer Moss and make your own micro-inspired art.
Registration required. Register online here!

Family Programs are proudly sponsored by UA College Savings Plan.



FAMILY DAY: SOIL
Family Day Logo.
Saturday, April 27: 12 pm - 4 pm

Meet soil scientists and archaeologists. Discover how soil supports life, explore the properties of permafrost, create soil 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.



May's theme is Migration! 

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!

 Junior Curators (ages 6 and up, with adult)
Saturday, May 11: 2 pm - 4 pm
Stop by the Creativity Lab to discover science, history, culture, and art through hands-on investigations and crafts.
Siblings welcome!

Family Programs are proudly sponsored by UA College Savings Plan.



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.

Lightness of Being
In the Café Gallery
Explore mixed media works by Jennifer Moss, inspired by viewing butterfly and moth wings with a scanning electron microscope. The artworks are a meditation on the ephemeral nature of life, especially during short summer seasons in the Arctic. 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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