Polar Nights: Friday After Hours at the Anchorage Museum
- Date: Mar 29, 2019
- Times: 6 - 9 p.m.
- Admission: Half-price museum admission from 6 to 9 p.m., planetarium extra
- Location: Anchorage Museum
Open galleries. Open minds. Open late. Launch your weekend at the museum with music, art activities, talks, food and more on Friday nights.
Tonight: Led Zeppelin: Cosmic Light Show in the planetarium, games in the atrium, an author talk with Henry Fountain, and hydroponics techniques with Seeds of Change. Atrium café kiosk open with snacks, beer and wine available for purchase.
Author Talk + Book Signing: The Great Quake: How the Biggest Earthquake in North America Changed Our Understanding of the Planet by Henry Fountain
6:30 p.m. Auditorium
Join New York Times writer and editor Henry Fountain as he talks about his recently published book, The Great Quake: How the Biggest Earthquake in North America Changed Our Understanding of the Planet. Fountain has been a reporter and editor at the New York Times for two decades, writing primarily about science. From 1999 to 2009 he wrote “Observatory,” a weekly column in the Science Times section. He was an editor on the national news desk and the Sunday Review, and was one of the first editors of “Circuits,” the Times’ technology section. The Great Quake is available for purchase, which Fountain will sign after his talk.
Growing in the North: Hydroponics with Seeds of Change
6 to 8 p.m. What Why How We Eat exhibition
Learn about innovative techniques for growing lettuces and herbs year-round from Seeds of Change staff and youth. Stop by to discover the technology and growing strategies producing hundreds of pounds of greens each month and get a taste of the range of harvest.
6 to 9 p.m.
Gather the family and friends for friendly competition over board games or billiards.