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.

Behind-the-Scenes Tours

Fridays at 2:00 p.m.

Summer Behind the Scenes Tours will begin on June 7th, 2019.

Go behind-the-scenes at the UA Museum of the North, where collection managers and curators take care of 2.2 million specimens and artifacts. Explore our hands-on collections and ask researchers about their work.

Read more about the tours.

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.

  • 10:00 am: Expedition Alaska: Dinosaurs
  • 11:00 am: Dynamic Aurora
  • 12:00 pm: Extreme Weather
  • 1:00 pm: Dynamic Aurora
  • 2:00 pm: Expedition Alaska: Dinosaurs
  • 3:00 pm: Extreme Weather
  • 4:00 pm: Dynamic Aurora
  • 5:00 pm: Expedition Alaska: Dinosaurs

    Learn more about the museum'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.

Family Programs
will return in September 2019.


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