Areas of institutional emphasis are natural science and cultural collections in anthropology, history, art, earth sciences and biology of the Kachemak Bay region. The museum’s collections include over 24,000 objects, a selection of archived materials, and a research library. The collections constitute a regionally distinctive resource for research, exhibition, and educational use.
Inquiries and Access
If you have any research requests or general inquiries regarding collections artifacts or archives, please contact Savanna Bradley, Collections Manager. Interested parties should also ask for information regarding the research process and to schedule an appointment to discuss their individual research needs.
What Will the Museum Be Collecting?
The Pratt Museum developed Collections Plan with input from the community in the late ’90s, which has gone through several revisions since then. Together with the community, we analyzed what objects the Pratt has and what we’re missing; articulated how these objects should serve the Museum’s mission and the community’s needs; and created a philosophical framework and vision for collecting in the future. Click here to access the collection plan.