November 11 – December 29 Have you ever kept a diary or journal? Had the opportunity to peruse the personal writing of your ancestors? Several diaries and journals are held in the collections of the Pratt Museum: their stories range from weather reports and moose sightings to extended narrative and personal reflection. Often the written […]
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, along with a [...]