Join the international community and attend this special Memorial service to remember and honor Armenian, Greek and Assyrian Christians who lost their lives in Turkey from 1915 - 1923 under the Ottoman Empire.
Shop from 100-plus local families at this clean and organized consignment event. Furniture, clothes, toys, baby accessories, outdoor equipment and more. Thousands of items to choose from. There will even be a silent auction to benefit the Autism Society of Alaska.
By watching this 30-minute play, learn how the story of the martyrs of the Haymarket affair 130 years ago inspired a young woman to turn to a life of activism, and eventually, to become an international icon.
Riki Lindhome, along with partner Kate Micucci, make up the comedy duo Garfunkel and Oates. The duo, which regularly performs and tours across the country, were named one of the Top 10 Comics to Watch by Variety.
Join the Alaska Science and Engineering Fair on April 24th as we "Catapult into Science." This is a fundraising dinner that includes a silent and live auction, crazy table games, door prizes, and fun with science and engineering.
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.
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.
This year’s conference introduces the first-ever Trail Olympics. The first day of the conference will usher in a new era of trail competition that will tickle your funny bone. Teams will work together as they compete against other teams to see who can accomplish a variety of trail-building skills.
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.
"Black Holes: The Other Side of Infinity" is a fulldome show from Thomas Lucas Productions, developed in collaboration with Denver Museum of Nature & Science, NOVA and the National Center for Supercomputing Applications.