The Roundhouse at Alyeska Museum

Alaska's Only Mountaintop Museum and Interpretive Center

Book Signing with Matthias Breiter

Award-winning photographer Matthias Breiter is
coming to the Roundhouse!

On Sunday, June 18, from 11am to 3pm, Matthias will be available to sign and discuss his books  Wild AlaskaInside PassageBears of Katmai, and Bears—A Year in the Life.

Matthias Breiter

Matthias Breiter is a professional photographer and cinematographer, internationally renowned and highly respected author, publisher, outdoorsman, educator and a friend of nature. He has spent most of the past 25 years researching the daily lives and habits of black, brown and polar bears. He is the author of 14 books, and believes in making a difference by exposing people to the beauties and wonders of nature through photography, print, presentations and cinematography so that they may work for the preservation of such gifts for future generations.

His articles and photography have been published in many major magazines including National Geographic, GEO, BBC Wildlife, Canadian Geographic, Outdoor Photographer and numerous other scientific and photographic publications. Matthias has been a frequent lecturer at zoos and also the Smithsonian Institution about bear biology and bearconservation. He has worked as a cinematographer for the National Geographic Society, Discovery Channel, and  other broadcasters on documentaries on polar bears, brown bears and environmental issues in the Arctic.

 

Come meet Matthias and get your book signed!

Sunday, June 18, 2017
11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
The Roundhouse at Alyeska Museum

Meet Kaylene Johnson-Sullivan, Award Winning Author and Photojournlist

Kaylene Johnson-Sullivan is coming to the Roundhouse!

 On Thursday, June 15, from 1pm to 5pm, Kaylene will be available to sign and discuss her book Trails Across Time: History of an Alaska Mountain Corridor.

Kaylene Johnson-Sullivan is a long-time Alaskan who resides in Eagle River and has found adventure on Mt. McKinley, the Chugach Mountains and as a wrangler and cook in the Brooks Range. Her award winning articles and essays have appeared in the Los Angeles Times, Alaska Magazine, the Louisville Review and other publications.

She has written several books, including Canyons and Ice: The Wilderness Travels of Dick GriffithA Tender Distance: Adventures Raising My Sons in AlaskaPortrait of the Alaska Railroad; and Trails Across Time: History of An Alaska Mountain Corridor.  

Along with being an author, Kaylene is the Executive Director of the Kenai Mountains-Turnagain Arm National Heritage Area.

She holds a BA from Vermont College and an MFA in Writing from Spalding University in Louisville, Kentucky.  

 

Come get your book signed!  

Don’t have a copy? Don’t worry, we will have them available for purchase.

Thursday, June 15, 2017
1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The Roundhouse at Alyeska Museum

Patience Brewster Figures only at the Roundhouse Museum

Patience Brewster, Inc. is a small one artist company creating unique ornaments, gifts and textiles from start to finish.

The Roundhouse at Alyeska Museum is the ONLY location in the State of Alaska that offers the “Patience Brewster” line.

We have 16 different moose and reindeer figures and others.

Check the Home page for hours of operation and please contact us if you have questions or need further information.

 

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Laurel Downing Bill, award winning Alaska author

Roundhouse Laurel AuthorStorytelling and Book Signing

The Roundhouse at Alyeska Museum

Top of the Tram

Girdwood, Alaska

Friday, August 19th

11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Join award-winning Alaska author/speaker Laurel Downing Bill as she shares stories from Alaska’s colorful past!

Laurel Downing Bill, author of the popular Aunt Phil’s Trunk Alaska history series and featured historian on KTVA CBS Channel 11 show titled “Alaska Story Time with Aunt Phil”

Did you know that the last shot of the American Civil War happened in the Bering Sea of Alaska? Or that infamous gunslinger-lawman Wyatt Earp spent time in Alaska during its gold-rush heyday? Or that World War II hero Jimmy Doolittle grew up in Nome in the early 1900s?

These and many more entertaining nonfiction stories fill the pages of the five-book Aunt Phil’s Trunk Alaska histRoundhouse Trunk of Booksory series. Come meet the  author and learned more fun facts about the nation’s 49th state!

Critics agree that “Aunt Phil’s Trunk is the most well researched, well written and fun to read Alaska history available.”

Laurel Downing Bill, award winning Alaska author, Aug. 19th 11 am

Roundhouse Laurel Author

Storytelling and Book Signing

The Roundhouse at Alyeska Museum

Top of the Tram

Girdwood, Alaska

Friday, July 1

11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

 

Join award-winning Alaska author/speaker Laurel Downing Bill as she shares stories from Alaska’s colorful past!

Laurel Downing Bill, author of the popular Aunt Phil’s Trunk Alaska history series and featured historian on KTVA CBS Channel 11 show titled “Alaska Story Time with Aunt Phil”

Did you know that the last shot of the American Civil War happened in the Bering Sea of Alaska? Or that infamous gunslinger-lawman Wyatt Earp spent time in Alaska during its gold-rush heyday? Or that World War II hero Jimmy Doolittle grew up in Nome in the early 1900s?

These and many more entertaining nonfiction stories fill the pages of the five-book Aunt Phil’s Trunk Alaska histRoundhouse Trunk of Booksory series. Come meet the  author and learned more fun facts about the nation’s 49th state!

Critics agree that “Aunt Phil’s Trunk is the most well researched, well written and fun to read Alaska history available.”