October 7 - 29, 2016 Like many historic institutions that emerged in the latter half of the 21st century, the Pratt has a lurid, less well-known founding mission: to document the undocumented and unexplained, specifically the extraterrestrial alien unknown. Due to filing issues, the shuffle of organizational merges and departmental shifts, the original founding documents and [...]
October 7 – November 2, 2016 Opening Reception: Friday, October 7, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Visit the Pratt Museum Special Exhibits Gallery during October to preview artwork to be included in the 31st Annual Ritz Art & Experience Auction. The dinner and auction event, which will be held on Saturday, November 5, will include […]
The Pratt Museum is proud to present a legacy exhibition representative of Paula’s lifetime of creating (1937-2011). Many of her lovely works will be available for purchase, as well as other artists’ pieces that were in Paula and Brad Dickey’s personal collection. The Pratt Museum appreciates the gifts Paula has given this community and is [...]
Our central exhibition takes the visitor on a journey beyond the Museum walls to historic and contemporary life around Kachemak Bay. Through community-based videos, photo essays, computer interactives, and remote video technology, these exhibits and programs encourage curiosity and spark passionate interest in where we live.
The effects of climate change are evident throughout our forests and waters. Population growth, industrial development, and urbanization threaten habitat and wildlife. Poorly managed resource extraction takes a toll on our environment. How we react to these natural and human-induced changes can either destroy or preserve the abundance of our place and, consequently, the quality […]
The sea and its bounty greet you eye-to-eye as an octopus glides past. A sea star creeps over the edge of a rock, an anemone opens and closes, a sculpin forages for food. Other intertidal specimens in the aquaria invite further discovery. More than 75 species of fish, birds and mammals that live in and [...]
The art gallery offers a canvas to display the Pratt’s diverse collection of Native, contemporary, and Alaskan art. The gallery regularly showcases our most recent acquisitions, as well as selections made by guest curators and other special exhibits. Currently on exhibit: The Art Gallery is currently featuring artworks from the permanent collection, many of which [...]