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!
August 4 – October 20, 2017 Exploring maps, wayfinding, and related artworks from the Pratt Museum collections, along with recent geospatial and interactive products of Kachemak Bay. Opening reception: Friday, August 4, 5-7 p.m.
The Art Gallery currently features “Jubilee Festival of Student Art.” This annual exhibit features works by Kachemak Bay’s budding artists. The 2017 show includes works from students at McNeil Canyon, Fireweed Academy, Paul Banks and West Homer Elementary Schools, as well as Chapman School.
June 2 - July 30, 2017 In July of 2015, David Rosenthal was artist-in-residence for Katmai National Park. Oil and watercolor works and studies from the ten-day research expedition, as well as images and background to the scientific surveys, draw viewers into the landscape and ecology of one of our nearest national parks. Opening reception: [...]
April 7 - May 29, 2017 The Kachemak dialect of the Dena’ina language now only exists in fragments of historical records. Contemporary descendants, many of whom are lineally affiliated to the Ninilchik and Seldovia tribes, reflect the rapid cultural diffusion as diverse Native and non-Native cultures have contributed elements into local family traditions. This lack [...]