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New Year's Eve Party and Holiday Fun at Anchorage Museum


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Razzle Dazzle New Year's Ball

 

Razzle Dazzle New Year’s Eve Ball

 

Ring in the New Year in style at the Anchorage Museum’s Razzle Dazzle Black and White Ball. Be inspired by razzle dazzle camouflage patterns;  come dressed in black and white and dance to beats by local DJs. The museum’s atrium will receive a razzle-dazzling transformation making it the coolest backdrop in town to ring in 2017. Live performance by special guest Slow Magic.

$65 (members, $55)
VIP $150

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Sponsored by Anchorage Press, Bacardi, Heineken, Creative Lighting and Sound and Shirts Up.

 
 
 

Exhibitions

 
 
Cabin Fever
 

Cabin Fever

Opens Dec. 2
 
Four experimental films and one sound recording stretch the boundaries of cinema and poetry. Northern artists and filmmakers delve into the varied expressions of cabin fever, ranging from melancholy to amusement. Read More
 
 
Camouflage
 

Camouflage: In Plain Sight

Now on view
 
Manolo Blahnik and Burberry, Andy Warhol and Jasper Johns, Elizabeth Arden and Max Factor, a copperhead snake and an owl eye moth, the Ghost Army of World War II and the dog doo transmitter of the Viet Nam War; there’s more to Camouflage: In Plain Sight than meets the eye. Read More
 
 
 
 

Events

 
 
I Like Robots
 

Polar Nights: Launch your weekend

6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9
 

Enjoy '80s music from I Like Robots and experience the exhibition Camouflage: In Plain Sight. Included with admission.
 

Select galleries and spaces are open late every Friday, and museum admission is discounted during Polar Nights.

 
 
Family Winter Celebration
 

Wells Fargo Free Day: Winter Family Celebration

1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 18
 
Make winter-themed crafts in the Art Lab, find the perfect gift in a pop-up Museum Store, take a kid-friendly tour of the Camouflage exhibition and sip hot chocolate while enjoying live holiday music in the atrium. Free general admission all day thanks to Wells Fargo. Read More
 
 
 
 

Films

 
 
Appropriately Hollywood
 

Appropriately Hollywood

7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9
 

Come to the roof of the Fifth Avenue parking garage for a screening of short 16 mm films by experimental filmmakers who have appropriated Hollywood imagery.
 

Works screened: Alone, Life Wastes Andy Hardy by Martin Arnold, A Movie by Bruce Conner, Low Light Life by George Kuchar, Scorpio Rising by Kenneth Anger, and Perils by Abigail Child.

 
 
Kings of Underground Cinema
 

The Kings of Underground Cinema

7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 14
 
Long before YouTube and John Waters, there were the outrageous no-budget movies of underground filmmakers (and twin brothers) George and Mike Kuchar, who began making homespun films in the 1950s when they were 12 years old using a borrowed 8mm camera. Join us for a screening of the documentary It Came from Kuchar by Jennifer Kroot. LEARN More
 
 
 
 

Planetarium

 
 
Nutcracker
 

Fulldome Nutcracker

4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday in December
 
Enter a visual music extravaganza of Tchaikovsky's most famous work, with stereo soundtrack performed by The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and animation by Ken Scott. Buy Tickets
 
 
Above Alaska
 

Above Alaska

1:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday
 
Travel to the remote forests and mountains of Alaska to experience a night under the Northern Lights. Shot in vivid high resolution 4k fulldome format, the presentation features some of the best Aurora displays from the last two years, as filmed from different locations throughout the state. Buy Tickets
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Gift memberships

Complete your purchases by Dec. 10 to ensure membership gifts reach your recipients before Dec. 25.
 
Give a gift of an Anchorage Museum membership, and share the member benefits that you value with the people you value most. Museum members receive free general admission to the museum for 12 months and exclusive discounts at the Anchorage Museum Store and Muse Restaurant. Members also enjoy discounted prices on planetarium shows, art classes and summer camps, and invitations to members-only events. For more information, call 929-9228. Buy a Gift membership
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Visit the Museum Store
  Savvy Santas shop here.  
 
 
 
Happenings at Muse
  Live music and beer flights Fridays and Saturdays at Muse.  
 
 
 
Make a gift
     
 
 
 
 
Credits: Still from Metamorfoza by Martha Colburn; photo of Camouflage: In Plain Sight with Andy Warhol's Camouflage, 1986 (left) and Nick Cave's Soundsuit, 2012 (center); Polar Nights image courtesy of I Like Robots; photo of the Anchorage Concert Chorus by Chris Arend; still from It Came from Kuchar by Jennifer Kroot; still from Fulldome Nutcracker; image courtesy of Above Alaska; photo of member Stephanie Johnson and nephew Ben by Chris Arend; Muse photo by Oscar Avellaneda-Cruz; make a gift photo by Chris Arend.
 
 
 
Anchorage Museum, 625 C Street, Anchorage, AK 99501
 
 
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