Dedications to Alaskan Women Writers and Storytellers "With it, we are joined, and continue" Joan Naviyuk Kane. Found images, photographs, blueberry-dyed paper and gauze, fish leather, and encaustic on hand-cut scrap metal Words from her poem, "Anchorage," in The Cormorant Hunter's Wife. 8" x 10" How do we know, relate to, and narrate the complexities [...]
July 6 - September 18, 2018 Dirigibles of Denali is an augmented reality app/interactive print project reimagining three domed cities that were planned, but never built in Alaska: Seward’s Success, Denali City and Arctic Town. All three domed cities will be virtually constructed on location in Alaska, using mobile augmented reality technology (overlaying virtual information [...]
May 4 - July 1, 2018 Pratt Museum has been a cornerstone of Homer and Kachemak Bay for fifty years. What might the next half-century hold? What will Kachemak Bay look like, and what might the museum seek to collect? A combination of "future visions" and samples from private collections from the region will explore [...]
May 4 – July 1, 2018 “Ties Us Together” seeks to mend the divisions in our community by exploring the similarities of Homer’s people. Working from community-sourced themes, Sharlene Cline weaves current and historical perspectives on the activities that tie us together as a community. Historical photos from the Pratt collection, collaged with original painting, […]
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.
ROOT International Mail Art Exhibit In conjunction with a site-specific installation by local artist Lynn Marie Naden, the Pratt Museum is excited to host the ROOT International Mail Art Exhibit. We are rooting out participants! Artists from across Alaska and around the globe are invited to mail original artwork via U.S. Postal Service, on the […]
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 […]
October 6-20 In anticipation of Ritz Noir – A Night at the Museum, visit the lower galleries and mezzanine of the Pratt to previous artworks which will be up for auction. Additional artworks, items, and experience packages will be available at the event on October 21st!