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.
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.
Are you afraid of public speaking? You are not alone. Want to become more confident speaking in front of a group? Come to our weekly meetings and learn how to shake those speaking butterflies and reach your full potential as a communicator.