As heard on Morning Line: "Aiviq and Nanuq" exhibit

Oct 3, 2018

Aaron Leggett from the Anchorage Museum stopped into Morning Line on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, to talk with Danny Preston about "Aiviq and Nanuq: Sea Horse and Sea Bear of the North," an exhibit depicting the walrus and the polar bear.

Anchorage Museum Alaska history curator Aaron Leggett talks Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, about the upcoming "Aiviq and Nanuq" exhibit featuring artwork and depictions of the walrus and the polar bear. The exhibit opens on Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, and runs through May 2019. (Photo by Tripp J Crouse/KNBA)

The museum's curator for Alaska history and culture Leggett says the exhibit looks at the connection humans have to the polar bear and the walrus.

"These two giants are also on the forefront of science and indicators of climate change," Leggett said of the exhibit. "As well as the indigenous knowledge to facilitate the better understanding of our Arctic world."

The exhibit runs through May 12, 2019.