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 [...]
Sculpture and Drawings February 1 – April 1, 2017 Featuring five full-size art bikes exhibited together for the first time. Don Henry began doing metal art in the early sixties. He entered his first competition in 1966 and took Best of Show. He moved to Alaska in 1974 and then to Homer in 1984. Don […]
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 […]
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 [...]