February 1 -April 28, 2018 The Pratt Museum’s current and former Collections Department staff collaborate to create an exhibit based on each curator’s “favorite things.” This retrospective exhibit highlights items in storage that visitors may not see often, gives some insight into the role and nature of the museum’s collections, and invites visitors to think […]
February 1 – March 31, 2018 Come see what’s new in 2018! The annual recent acquisitions show in the lower level Art Gallery features contemporary Alaska art acquired through donations and the Rasmuson Foundation’s Art Acquisition Fund, as well as select donations in the areas, cultural history and natural sciences.
November 3 – December 30, 2017 Lynn Naden’s “ROOT” will be a multi-component installation in the Pratt’s Special Exhibits Gallery. ROOT explores interconnections and ancestry. The central structure will be built up from strips of paper containing community-sources perspectives on roots. Visit the Pratt Museum to contribute your own story and be part of this […]
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: Visit the Art Gallery to view New Acquisitions, art and artifacts acquired during 2017. [...]