COVID Closure: Due to the Governor’s instructions issued 11/12/2020, both the Father Andrew P. Kashevaroff building (APK) in Juneau and the Sheldon Jackson Museum in Sitka are closed to the public through December 5th. Staff will continue to serve the public by e-mail and phones. Watch this space for updates.
Spaces available for public and private rental include the:
If you are renting any of the the above spaces after hours, you may also add an exclusive viewing of the museum galleries at an additional cost.
Please submit the online rental inquiry form to inquire about booking, check availability, and receive rental cost estimates. Alternatively, a printable rental inquiry form may be scanned and emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or delivered to the LAM Administrative Office at 395 Whittier.
Questions? Call (907) 465-2921 or email email@example.com
The atrium is a 42-foot high, clerestory space with a grand staircase surrounding a life-sized eagle-nesting tree. The atrium floor features a terrazzo inlaid floor with a scale map of the northern hemisphere delineating Alaska. Glass walls, railings, art glass balusters, and a 14-foot diameter art glass wall medallion entitled Glass Pond complete this beautiful open space.
Private event rentals in the atrium cannot take place during regular business hours.
Renters must provide their own equipment and furnishings: tables, chairs, a/v equipment and projector screens, sound system, podium, microphones, easels, risers, staging, hand trucks, cars, extension cords, power strips, etc.
The lecture hall has two entry points from the atrium. It is acoustically detailed with wood-paneled walls and carpeting to enhance sound quality.
***Sorry, video conferencing is NOT available in the lecture hall.
Food is not permitted.
Covered non-alcoholic drinks are permitted.
The classroom has one entry from the atrium. Prior to use, renters are encouraged to schedule an appointment with the building manager to test A/V equipment, connectivity, and receive building manager contact information.
575 sq ft., 23’W X 25’D
Private viewing or tours of the museum exhibits may be added to the rental of the APK Building atrium or lecture hall outside of regular business hours for additional fees.
Awe‐inspiring exhibits of incredible and irreplaceable objects provide guests with a special opportunity to learn about Alaska’s pre‐history, Native people, Russian American history, maritime history, natural resource use, WWII involvement, and more. Changing exhibits feature the work of contemporary artists. Science on a Sphere, a six-foot diameter animated globe, provides a unique perspective on global issues, Earth science, and space exploration. Interactive display monitors and the Discovery Room offer hands‐on opportunities to explore facets of Alaska history a little deeper and appreciate Alaska history, art, and culture through creative play.
Museum Protection and Visitor Services staff are required in addition to building management and security staff when the museum exhibit galleries are open. Additional fee will be charge accordingly.