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"I Am Inuit" opens at the Anchorage Museum


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I Am Inuit

 

Opens Feb. 24

See the Arctic, its people and landscape through the lens of Iñupiaq photographer Brian Adams. Adams travels to Inuit communities throughout the Alaska Arctic to capture Inuit (Iñupiat, Yup’ik, Cup’ik and St. Lawrence Island Yupik) life, culture and society through photographs and short stories for I Am Inuit.
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Polar Nights

 
 
Anchorage Museum
 

Life Drawing Open Studio

6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17
 
Participants can hone observation skills through a self-guided life drawing session. $15 adult, $5 student. Includes Polar Nights admission.
 
 
Anchorage Museum
 

Artist Talk with Brian Adams

7 to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24
 

Photographer Brian Adams opens his new exhibition I Am Inuit with a gallery talk about his work, process and inspiration. Included with admission. Select galleries and spaces are open late every Friday, and museum admission is discounted during Polar Nights.

 
 
 
 

Classes and Workshops

 
 
 

Spring Break Workshops

Tuesday, March 14 through Friday, March 17
 
From robotics to chain reactions to designing comics, the museum’s spring break workshops will keep kids age 7-12 engaged and learning this March. Members receive a 10 percent discount.

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Family and Teen Art Classes

Saturday, March 4
 
Adult Art Class: Drawing with Charcoal
10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Taught by artist Karl Koett, this class is for students at all levels seeking to develop their skills in charcoal. LEARN MORE
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Teen Art Class: Intro to Comics
1 to 4 p.m.
Learn the basics of drawing while creating a comic with artist Jimmy Riordan. LEARN MORE REGISTER
 
 
 
 

Muse

 
 
 

Muse Wine Tasting

5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18
 
Sample wines from Alias Winery in Muse restaurant, including chardonnay, cabernet and pinot noir. Ages 21 and older. Flights are $25.
 
 
 

Painting Night at Muse:
Fireweed wine glasses

6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, March 9
 
Gather friends for an evening of socializing and painting in Muse restaurant. Create two beautiful fireweed wine glasses with local artist Christina Wilson. To spark your creativity, add on a beverage or appetizer from Muse’s special menu. $45, museum members receive a 10 percent discount; includes instruction and materials. Food and beverages are extra. Register
 
 
 
 

Planetarium

 
 
Anchorage Museum
 

Supervolcanoes

4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday

 
Travel back in time and experience the massive volcanic eruptions that shaped the Earth and solar system. Journey to Yellowstone National Park, Neptune’s moon Triton and Jupiter’s moon Io to witness historic eruptions. Register
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Enter the Museum Store
  Check out our new online store  
 
 
 
Happenings at Muse
  Beer and wine tastings complement our fresh fare  
 
 
 
Get Involved
  Become a member, make a donation or volunteer  
 
 
 
 
Credits: Photo of Mike Stan Harvey (detail) by Brian Adams; live drawing studio photo by Oscar Avellaneda-Cruz; photo of Brian Adams by Ash Adams; spring break camps photo by Chris Arend; adult and teen classes image by Jimmy Riordan; Muse wine tasting photo by Greg Martin; Painting Night glasses by Christina Wilson; planetarium image courtesy of Supervolcanoes Production Group; mask carved from cedar wood with black and red pigment by Tsimshian artist Jarvis Perez; Muse and get involved photos by the Anchorage Museum.
 
 
 
Anchorage Museum, 625 C Street, Anchorage, AK 99501
 
 
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