Melissa Mitchell and Anna Lynch perform a concert to benefit Alaska Legal Services. All funds raised will support free civil legal services for low-income and senior Alaskan women, who comprise more than 60 percent of the clients ALSC serves annually statewide.
The Alaska Heart Run, set for April 25, is celebrating its 37th year of encouraging Alaskans be physically active, while generating funds to support the American Heart Association’s mission to build healthier lives, free from cardiovascular diseases and stroke, America’s number 1 and 5 causes of death, and leading causes of major disability.
Comedians Dan Frigolette and Erik Anker will drive from New York City to Anchorage in the name of comedy this spring. That’s right, drive. Along with comedy performances, they will also conduct the Make Me Laugh competition to find the funniest local comedian.
In preparation for the Anchorage Centennial, the Anchorage Museum collaborated with Alaska Public Media in 2014 to create VoxVan, a video project that transformed a utility van into a mobile story-gathering unit to record the stories of those in our community.
A 5,000-square-foot centennial exhibition will explain how Anchortown has grown and changed, highlighting major events in the city’s history including the 1964 Good Friday Earthquake, the introduction of army and air force bases, and the state’s oil boom.
It’s one of science’s hottest topics: Melting Arctic ice is revealing a Northwest Passage – the very thing Captain Cook sought but never found. Mostly celebrated for his explorations of the South Pacific, Captain James Cook also braved the frozen Arctic searching for a northern route to Asia. Learn more by visiting Anchorage Museum's newest exhibit.
Featuring Melissa Mitchell, Anna Lynch, and youth spoken word performers from Diff3r3nt by D3sign, this is the second annual benefit concert for Alaska Legal Services. Jammin' for Justice is Alaska women performers raising funds to assist low-income and senior Alaskan women with legal aid.
Meet the Anchorage Museum’s reptiles and marine animals, explore the hidden layers in candy and learn how to create a static charge. These science experiences intrigue and amuse. Demonstrations vary. Science demonstrations: Noon and 3 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 12:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. Sunday. Animal demonstrations: 1:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday.
Curious about what’s in the night sky? Take a guided tour through space and time in this live show, customized to highlight current astronomical occurrences. Galaxies, nebulae, binary stars … all features of the universe are explored. Except black holes. No one can see black holes. Presented in the Thomas Planetarium.
Be transported by mood-altering art and 3-D graphics choreographed to Led Zeppelin’s biggest hits, including “Whole Lotta Love,” “Immigrant Song” and “Ramble On.” This immersive experience plays out on the museum's full-dome planetarium screen in concert with a state-of-the-art sound system. Audience advisory: Adult subject matter. Presented in the Thomas Planetarium.
Make Me Laugh is looking for the funniest amateur comedians in your area. The goal is to encourage comedy and comedians all throughout the nation and support young comics' dreams. There are opportunities nationwide and the hope is to instill a successful attitude in comedy for a lifetime.
Treat your toddler to dancing, singing, creating and learning through adult-led activities every Friday. Each week brings new themes and happenings, and new ways to explore the museum. Included with admission.
Shot in stunning 4k full-dome video, "River of Bears" takes you to the legendary McNeil River State Game Sanctuary, where more than one hundred brown bears congregate each summer to fish, mate and prepare for the harsh Alaska winter.