For the past 100 years, people on Kodiak Island have made paper decorations to adorn their homes and churches on special occasions.Stop by the Baranov Museum and learn to make beautiful paper flowers and paper pompoms.Find out more »
Join us for a free lecture on Fort Kodiak presented by our own curator of collections and exhibits, Anjuli Grantham.Find out more »
Join us at the Baranov Museum to hear the oral histories and view the photographs taken over the summer of 2015 on Kodiak’s west side. Gain an appreciation for this extraordinary place, united by geography and history, and composed of unique people and stories.Find out more »
A lively performance of authentic Russian folk music with domras, accordion, percussion, singers, and of course, balalaikas at the Baranov Museum.Find out more »
Storytime on the Porch at the Baranov Museum builds early literacy, social skills and a love of history.
This month, we'll be reading "I Would Tuck You In", by Alaskan author Sarah Asper-Smith and illustrated by Mitchell Watley.
Artwork by Diane Million Locally found driftwood from the beautiful beaches of Kodiak are transformed into various works of art. All pieces are hand carved or sanded then wood burned with art reflecting the many wonders found here in Alaska. Candle holders, key hooks, wall art and other items are available featuring the Kodiak Bear, salmon, local plants, etc. Just as the driftwood found here, no two items are alike. The pieces range from a few inches in diameter to a…Find out more »
Come listen to Hey Bear Ho Bear on the porch of the Baranov Museum and learn the hiking song that can help you in the woods. Bring a stuffed animal friend too. For children ages 3-6 and their parents. Thank you to the USCG Spouses' Association of Kodiak for their support of this programming.Find out more »
Join us for Story time on the Porch of the Baranov Museum when we'll read S is for Salmon by Hannah Viano. Children will illustrate their own alphabet page with their name and an Alaskan animal. Bring a stuffed animal friend too. For children ages 3-6 and their parents. Thank you to the USCG Spouses' Association of Kodiak for their support of this programming.Find out more »
Learn the ancient Japanese art of gyotaku, or fish printing. Held on the Porch at the Baranov Museum, there is room for 10 participants at each of two sessions. Sign up now for an 11:00am or a 1:00pm time slot. You don’t have to register to attend, but it will guarantee your spot. This activity is for adults and youth, ages 12 and up. Please wear old clothes or bring a “paint shirt” as permanent inks will be used that can stain your clothes. To…Find out more »