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Pratt Museum Galleries Re-Opened

WINTER HOURS

Galleries Open 12noon –5pm Tuesday through Sunday. Closed Mondays.

 

FISH FEEDINGS

Every Tuesday and Friday at 4pm, Marine Gallery

Help feed the intertidal creatures in the aquaria. Fish feeding is fun, free and all are welcome!

 

FREE WINTER WEDNESDAYS

Wednesdays in February and March, 12noon-5pm

Sponsored by Seldovia Village Tribe, visit the Pratt free of charge on Wednesdays only in        February and March.

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

QUPAK, ARTWORK BY SONYA KELLIHER-COMBS

FIRST FRIDAY EXHIBIT OPENING RECEPTION

Friday February 3, 5-7pm

A solo exhibition of new works by Alaska Native artist Sonya Kelliher-Combs: Qupak.

Kelliher-Combs uses synthetic, organic, traditional and modern materials to examine relationships.
Qupak opens with this First Friday reception and remains on display through May 27, 2012.

 

ANNUAL MEETING

Tuesday February 7, 5:30pm

The Pratt Museum’s Annual Meeting will include a business meeting, Board of Directors         elections, volunteer awards and refreshments followed by a special presentation, Whales of the North,  by Carmen Field.

 

FREE WINTER CARNIVAL DAY

Saturday February 11, 12noon-5pm

Visit the Pratt Museum free of charge in celebration of Winter Carnival.

 

PRATT PLAYDATE

Friday February 24, 10-11am, Marine Gallery

Bring your toddler and enjoy hands-on activities in the Marine Gallery. This family free event is designed for babies and toddlers. You are never too young to start visiting your local museum.

 

CURRENT EXHIBITS

QUPAK, ARTWORK BY SONYA KELLIHER-COMBS

February 3-May 27, Special Exhibits Gallery

A solo exhibition of new works by renowned Alaska Native artist Sonya Kelliher-Combs: Qupak. Kelliher-Combs uses synthetic, organic, traditional and modern materials to examine relationships. A diverse Athabascan, Inupiaq, Irish, and German background influences her art, mixing Western with traditional Native culture, organic and modern materials, and man with nature.

 

KACHEMAK BAY:

AN EXPLORATION OF PEOPLE AND PLACE

Pratt Museum permanent exhibit

This innovative exhibit is a complete redesign of the Pratt’s main galleries, with Phase I completed in 2004. Community-based videos, photo essays, computer interactives, and visitor-controlled  remote video technology take visitors beyond the museum walls to historic and contemporary life around Kachemak Bay, providing an intimate means of understanding people and place.

 

EDUCATION PROGRAMS

Various education programs are taking place throughout the year at the Pratt.  Check out our

website for more details, www.prattmuseum.org and click on our calendar of events.

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