Opera on the Anchorage Museum Lawn

Event Date

Friday, July 7 @ 6:30-7:30 pm
FREE Concert
Anchorage Museum Lawn
625 C Street
Anchorage, AK 99501

About the Event

Enjoy a FREE concert as we present a fun potpourri of Opera & Operetta’s greatest hits, and a preview of our 2023-24 Season Love! Trials & Tribulations. Performed by local STARS, Laurie Soderstrom, Luke Honeck, Patricia Rose, Jeremy Sivitz, Kyle Gantz and Lisa Willis, with Janet Carr-Campbell, accompanist, and new General Director, Ben Robinson, Emcee!  Bring a lawn chair or blanket and bask in beautiful music on the First Friday in July of our beautiful Alaskan Summer! Concert will be performed in the Anchorage Museum Atrium if the weather is inclement! Rain or shine, come join us!

After the show check out all the other great activities in the Anchorage Museum. Admission is always free on First Friday! Create in Art Lab, or enjoy rapid space shorts in the Thomas Planetarium. View their newest exhibition, All Aboard: The Alaska Railroad Centennial, which examines three key eras of railroad history spanning the 20th and 21st centuries. Immerse yourself in the Pass the Mic experience on the third floor. Or take a moment to pause and listen to LaMont Hamilton: To Hear the Earth Before the End of the World on the fourth floor.

Art Lab – First Friday Free Create in the Art Lab
6 – 8 p.m.

Feeling inspired by the Anchorage Museum? Let your imagination soar while you paint, draw, and create in the Art Lab. Join us during First Friday to freely create and gather with the community in a fun, judgment-free zone. Open to all ages; all children must be accompanied by an adult.

Thomas Planetarium – Rapid Space Shorts
6:30 p.m., 7 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 8 p.m., 8:30 p.m.

These quick planetarium experiences range from constellation tours of the night sky and cruising around the solar system to learning about light and the aurora borealis. Free; ticket required and available at the front desk after 6 p.m.

Muse Restaurant – Museum Lobby
MUSE by Crush Bistro will be open from 6-9 p.m. offering beer, wine, non-alcoholic beverages, and appetizers for purchase.