Arts & Culture

Pratt Museum

On 13, May 2015 | No Comments | In Arts & Culture, Community Service, Education | By Stephanie

Location:

3779 Bartlett St.

Contact:

907-235-8635 

Ryjil Christianson, director of education (also employment) ; 907-435-3322 / Fax: (907) 235-2764 /

education@prattmuseum.org

www.prattmuseum.org

Hours:

Daily, 10am – 6pm    May 15 – September 14

Tuesday – Sunday, 12 noon – 5pm   September 15 – May 14

 Closed the month of January

Admin offices open year-round, Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm

Closed: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day, Easter*

What is it?

The Pratt Museum is a local museum in Homer, Alaska concerning Kachemak Bay in Southcentral Alaska.

The Pratt is a nationally-recognized community museum dedicated to art, science and culture of Kachemak Bay. Featuring interactive displays; Contemporary Art and Exhibits Galleries; “Facing the Elements” outdoor exhibit; seasonal Bear/Sea Bird Cams; marine aquaria; botanical garden; forest ecology trail; original homestead cabin; Museum Store.

Things Sold:

Toys, jewelry, books, admission, other: mini-store (related to mission).

Employment:

Hire under 18? Yes. High School internship ; $10/hour + 20Hours/week.

Internship (June – August), ages 15-18, dress casual, no open toed shoes, no logos. no heels. Resume is not *always* needed.

What can teens do?

Hangout, learn, resource.

Cost? Discounts?

Admission:          

Members: Free

Adults: $8

Seniors: $6

Youth 6 – 18: $4

Family (2 adults & children): $25

Children under 6: Free

Military, family, prearranged wavers, member are free.

Volunteer:

Volunteering is a great way to support your community museum. Opportunities include gallery hosts, retail associates, marine gallery and Harrington Cabin hosts.

Benefits to teens:

Education, job opportunity, inspiration, -art, culture, history, – and training.

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