UAMN Events Calendar

All programs included with museum admission, unless otherwise noted.

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December's theme is Weaving!

Early Explorers (ages 5 and under, with adult)

Fridays: 10 am - 12 pm
Drop in with your toddler or preschooler to create and discover. Materials and activities provided.
Siblings welcome!

Note: There will be no Early Explorers on December 27.

Junior Curators (ages 6 and up, with adult)
Saturday, December 14: 2 pm - 4 pm
Stop by the Creativity Lab to discover science, history, culture, and art through hands-on investigations and crafts. Siblings welcome!

Family Programs are proudly sponsored by Alaska 529.


Tuesday, December 31: 5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.Fireworks next to the museum.
Free admission.

Warm up with us before or after the fireworks! Treats by Little Owl Bakery and beverages by Goldie's will be for sale until 8 pm. The Arctic Habanero food truck will be on site.
Fireworks start at 8 pm.
Museum galleries will be open until 9 pm.

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.

Click here for movie schedules and information!

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.

Collected Treasures: Six Alaska Wildflowers
In the Café Gallery
Explore botanical illustrations by Karen Stomberg. The artworks depict museum specimens from the National Herbarium and UAMN as well as live plants collected by the artist. Learn more about the exhibit.


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