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Alaska State Museum Announces Free Admission

The Alaska State Museum will open its doors free of charge on Saturday September 28, 2013, as part of Smithsonian magazine’s ninth annual Museum Day Live! A nationwide event, Museum Day Live! offers free admission to visitors presenting a Museum Day Live! ticket at a participating museum or cultural institution.

The Museum Day Live! ticket is available to download at Visitors who present the Museum Day Live! ticket will gain free entrance for two at participating venues for one day only. One ticket is permitted per household, per email address. For more information about Museum Day Live! 2013 and a list of participating museums and cultural institutions, please visit

Three temporary solo exhibits are on display at the museum: Kay Field Parker’s Ravenstail weaving exhibit, “Playing with Lightning;” Tommy Joseph’s exhibit of Tlingit armor, “Rainforest Warriors”; and Nicholas Galanin’s exhibit consisting of prints, monotypes, photographs and videos and entitled, “The State of Being, Displaced.” Also on display is a temporary exhibit of works by artists from The Canvas at R.E.A.C.H. entitled, “Bird in the Tree, Fish in the Water, Vase by the Wall.” All these exhibits will be on display through October 12.