Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

March First Friday – Youth Art Contest

Written by Fairbanks Museum
"The Fallen Snow" by Makenzie Merrill, age 11

View the Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race through the eyes of young artists from trail communities across Alaska. This contest celebrating the 30th running of the Yukon Quest captures the spirit, challenges, and emotion of the Yukon Quest while offering students up to age 13 a chance to contribute to the creative memory of […]

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Friday, January 4th, 2013

January First Friday – Tom & Nelda Nixon and Matt Moberly

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FCM Nelda-Tom Nixon FLIER

Happy 2013! Join us at the Fairbanks Community Museum for the First Friday reception on January 4th from 5-8 p.m. It’s another great chance to see the artwork of Tom & Nelda Nixon and Matt Moberly in case you missed the exhibit during December.

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Friday, December 7th, 2012

December First Friday – “Life Along the Chena, Yesterday and Today”

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Life Along the Chena

“Life Along the Chena, Yesterday and Today” will feature watercolor paintings from the Nixons along with photographs from Matt Moberly.  They will also feature Christmas cards, Christmas gift tags along with Alaska Landscape cards which make great stocking stuffers. Join us for a First Friday reception on December 7th from 5-7 pm.

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Thursday, November 8th, 2012

Winter Hours

Written by diane

As we are now well into winter (yay!) we are now also on Winter Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 11-3pm, and by appointment. We welcome you to come in and check out YOUR community museum. — Diane, Collections Manager

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Friday, November 2nd, 2012

November First Friday – “Blue Alaska”

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"Moonlit Yard" by Susan L. Stevenson

The Fairbanks Community Museum will be presenting “Blue Alaska”, Photographic Exhibit by Susan L. Stevenson, as the November artwork exhibition. A First Friday reception will be held from 5 to 8 pm on November 2nd and the public is invited to attend. Susan describes the concept as: “Cited as the most popular color worldwide, blue […]

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Friday, November 2nd, 2012

October First Friday – “Wildlife of Alaska”

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"Gray Wolf" by Dee Carpenter

Join us from 5 to 8 pm on Friday, October 5th for the opening reception of “Wildlife of Alaska”. The exhibit will feature original artwork by Dee Carpenter.

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Friday, November 2nd, 2012

September First Friday Exhibit – “Sketches of Alaska”

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"Wickersham House" by Ray Bonnell

Fairbanks-based artist and Daily News-Miner columnist, Ray Bonnell, will display his art at The Fairbanks Community Museum during September. The show will mainly feature pen and ink drawings that have appeared in his column, “Sketches of Alaska.” Ray has been tramping the back roads and trails of Interior Alaska for over 25 years, documenting (through […]

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Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

August First Friday Exhibit

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Spring Hunt

The Fairbanks Community Museum is exhibiting work by Amy Reisland-Speer for the August First Friday event. Please join us for the First Friday reception from 5-8 p.m. on Friday, August 3rd. Amy describes her work as: “Paint allows me to express the beauty and colors I experience in nature and in people. I aspire for my […]

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Thursday, May 31st, 2012

June First Friday Art Exhibit

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"Pink Lilly" by Matt Moberly

The Fairbanks Community Museum is exhibiting watercolor paintings by Matt Moberly for the June First Friday event. Please join us for the First Friday reception from 5-8 p.m. on Friday, June 1st. Matt describes his work as: “It’s a wonderful thing, being an artist, living in Alaska. There is much inspiration to be drawn from […]

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Saturday, November 12th, 2011

Written by Fairbanks Museum
Fairbanks Community Museum Illustration

Housed in Historic City Hall, the Fairbanks Community Museum represents the preservation of the memories of our forefathers who fought trials and tribulations to found our great city. Commemorating and celebrating everything from the gold rush era to the great floods of of the 1960’s, the Fairbanks Community Museum houses the best collection of Fairbanks’ history. Historic City Hall […]

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