Get on Your Bike with the Anchorage Museum

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We are excited to announce that the Anchorage Museum will be teaming up with Bike Anchorage this summer to offer bike programs and opportunities.  It all starts on May 22nd and runs through July.

 

Bike to the Museum

6 to 9 p.m. Friday, May 22

May is National Bike Month. Bike to the museum after 6 p.m. on May 22 and museum admission is free.

Centennial Bike Tour

1 p.m. Saturday, May 30

Join an Anchorage Museum curator for a bicycle tour Anchorage in celebration of the Anchorage Centennial. Stops include important Dena'ina cultural sites, Ship Creek, early Anchorage homes, decommissioned military installations, and more. Presented in partnership with Bike Anchorage. Register online. $8 museum member/$10 non-member

Public Art Bike Tour

1 p.m. Saturday, June 27

Did you know Anchorage has nearly 500 public art installations throughout the city? Join a guided bike tour of public art and learn about the artists who created it. Tour starts at the Anchorage Museum. Presented in partnership with Bike Anchorage and the Municipality of Anchorage’s 1% for Art Program. Register online. $8 museum member/$10 non-member

Big Wild Bike: Commuter Stories

1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 25

Take of tour of Anchorage through the stories of bike commuters.

The Anchorage Museum invites bicycle commuters to submit their harrowing, funny, or interesting stories and encounters from using Anchorage’s public trail system. The Anchorage Museum and Bike Anchorage will then lead a bike tour of Anchorage on July 25 based on rider submissions. Email stories to bike@anchoragemuseum.org.  Riders are encouraged to wear helmets and pack their own water. $8 museum member/$10 non-member.

 

Photo of museum employees on Bike to Work Day 2014. Photo by Michael Mandregan/Anchorage Museum.

 

The museum’s mission is to connect people, expand perspectives, and encourage global dialogue about the North and its distinct environment. Learn more at anchoragemuseum.org.

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