The Pratt Museum preserves the stories of the Kachemak Bay region and provides a gathering place for people to learn and to be inspired by this region and its place in the world.
The Pratt Museum accomplishes its mission through collections, exhibits, and programs in culture, science, and art.
How Pick.Click.Give. makes a difference
Funds from Pick.Click.Give. support the Pratt Museum's nationally-recognized education programs. Underwriting support for these education programs also helps ensure that general admission prices remain affordable to visitors.
IMPACT ON YOUNGSTERS
Young people especially depend on the Pratt Museum for year-round programs that inspire, challenge, ignite curiosity, and promote lifelong learning. Affordable learning opportunities are provided to young people who might not otherwise have the opportunity to sample a local stream for aquatic insects, explore winter adaptations in a spruce forest, deliver an "Object at Hand" program about a collections object to visitors, create original art, or conduct fieldwork at a remote archaeological site. Each of the Pratt Museum's educational programs helps build skills in leadership and public speaking, promotes cultural pride and preservation of Native heritage, and increases knowledge in the sciences, arts, and humanities.
• SUMMER YOUTH INTERNSHIPS
• COLLEGE INTERNSHIPS
• GALE PARSONS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
• SCHOOL AND GROUP TOURS
• FOREST ECOLOGY TRAIL TOURS
• HISTORIC HARBOR WALKING TOURS
• PRATT PLAY DATES
• SENIOR OUTREACH
• FEATHERS & FOLDING
• ALASKA DAY EVENT
• FOSSIL DAY EVENT
• HAPPY HALLOWEEN TRICK OR TREAT
• STOCKING STUFFER PARTY
• WINTER TUESDAYS AND WEDNESDAYS
The Pratt Museum has thousands of natural and cultural history objects to share with educators and lifelong learners. From traveling kits to community-based videos, educators are sure to find something unique and interesting to share with their students.
Traveling Education Kits
Each kit contains topic specific, hands-on objects and information. The kits are suitable for all ages and adaptable to enrich any lesson plan. There is no charge to borrow a kit, and each kit is available to be checked out for one week. Current traveling education study kits include:
• Marine Invertebrates
• Marine Mammals
• Dena'ina Athabascan Culture
• Oil Spill
• Sea Otters
Education Media Collection
The Pratt Museum has a collection of films also available for loan to educators, or for viewing in the Museum.
Many of the Pratt’s collections objects are available for study. Access to these collections objects will be made available by special arrangement with the Collections Manager.