May museum programs explore the rites of spring

The painting “Spring Green,” by Kes Woodward, is part of the UA Museum of the North collection. May programs at the museum explore spring.

The University of Alaska Museum of the North is exploring spring at hands-on programs during the month of May.

Families are invited to drop in with children five and under at Early Explorers each Friday from 10 a.m.-noon. Junior Curators on Saturday, May 20, offers an opportunity for kids ages 6 and up to investigate the activities of spring.

For more information about the museum’s programs and events, visit the website at or call 474-7505.