University of Alaska-Fairbanks. 907 Yukon Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775-6960 Tel: (907) 474-7505 Fax: (907) 474-5469
Internet Address: www.uaf.alaska.edu Director: Ms. Aldona Jonaitis Admission: fee-S5.00.
Attendance: 124,000 Established: 1929 Membership: Y ADA Compliant: Y Open: September to May, Daily. 9am-5pm.
June to August, Daily. 9am-7pm.
Closed: New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day.
Facilities: Museum Store.
Activities: Guided Tours; Temporary Exhibitions; Traveling Exhibitions.
Publications: brochures; exhibition catalogues; newspaper (annual).
There are over a million objects in the Museum’s cultural and natural history collections. The fine arts collection constitutes an invaluable record of Alaska’s cultural richness and aesthetic diversity and includes nearly 3,000 works of art. The major focus of the collection is Alaskan regional art. historic through contemporary, and includes all major media of visual expression. To make full use of the art collection’s potential, the Museum offers a multitude of exhibitions, educational programs. and public events. The collection serves as an important tool for scholarly research in the art history of Alaska and for classroom support in the study of drawing, painting, photography, printmaking. and sculpture.