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ASMP Alaska Events

Monthly Events

First Tuesday slide lecture
Clark James Mishler: Portrait a Day


Join award winning Anchorage photographer Clark James Mishler for a presentation on his “Portrait a Day” project. Mr. Mishler is now in the sixth year of this much celebrated work. His book Portrait Alaska, featuring many of these images, was awarded a Gold Award by the Independent Publishers Association.

Over the past twenty years, Mr. Mishler's editorial photography has been published in numerous regional, national and international publications. Mr. Mishler’s recent books: ANCHORAGE, LIFE AT THE EDGE OF THE FRONTIER and PORTRAIT ALASKA, have earned Gold Awards by the Independent Publishers Association. Mr. Mishler’s one person show PORTRAIT ALASKA was exhibited at the Anchorage Museum May - September, 2013.

Mr. Mishler currently lives in Anchorage with his wife Mitzi and is a member of the American Society of Media Photographers and The National Press Photographer's Association.


When and Where

  • Tuesday, May 5th, 2015, 7:00pm
  • Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center
  • Free and open to the public


Anchorage Area Events

First Thursday Photo Lunch

No host, no agenda, lunch for anyone interested in photography, first Thursday of each month. Just come.

When and Where

  • Thursday, May 7, 2015
  • Alaska Bagel Restaurant, 113 West Northern Lights Blvd., Anchorage


Bat in a Vat: solo exhibition by Cody Swanson

A body of work consists of instant film prints, faux collodion styled prints, and authentic tintypes which are an investigation into the psyche and personal realities

When and Where

  • First Friday Reception May 1, 2015, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
  • UAA Consortium Library, First Floor
  • Free and open to the public


Camera Obscura: Michael Conti

Photographer Michael Conti transforms a canvas tent into a camera obscura within the museum. Visitors may trace the projected images of the cityscape and Chugach Mountains using provided drawing materials. Also included is a series of screen prints of the Anchorage area landscape depicting different eras of its development. This installation is part of the Anchorage Museum’s Polar Lab, a series of programs exploring life in the North.

When and Where

  • May 1 to June 21, 2015
  • Anchorage Museum
  • Included with general admission to the museum