Come hear some of the most popular compositions of the High Baroque, performed on period instruments, including works by Vivaldi, Handel and J.S. Bach, in addition to music by some less well-known masters.
On the Thursday before Easter, known as Maundy Thursday, we will gather in the fellowship hall for a family Haggadah or Seder, the traditional meal that Jews have been sharing for more than 3,000 years.
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.
Visit Alaska Native artists as they work with ivory, perpetuating a tradition seen in the Smithsonian Arctic Studies Center and Alaska Gallery exhibitions. The Material Traditions series is made possible by the Surdna Foundation, The CIRI Foundation, First National Bank Alaska, Alaska State Council on the Arts, Smithsonian Council for Arctic Studies and the Anchorage Museum.
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.
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.
R.A.D. is the largest network of its kind with over 11,000 Instructors receiving training in our systems to date. These Instructors teach at various colleges, universities and municipal law enforcement agencies as well as various other community organizations internationally. R.A.D. has trained more than 900,000 women since the program began in 1989.
"Perfect Arrangement" is set in the 'lavender scare' of the early 1950's, when hundreds of Americans were fired from government jobs amid accusations of 'moral corruption,' an official euphemism for homosexuality.
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.
Enjoy two different plays in repertory during Women’s History Month. Meet one of the great pioneer Southwest woman architects, Mary Elizabeth Jane Coulter, and the kick-ass wit of Molly Ivins who was an advocate for our officials being elected by ordinary citizens rather than special interest money.