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The Alaska Center for the Performing Arts and the Municipality of Anchorage

Alaska Center for the Performing Arts, Inc. (the Center), a non-profit organization contracted by the Municipality of Anchorage, manages the Center. The Center schedules space use in the building, provides production management and technical expertise, sells tickets, and provides services for more than 240,000 patrons who enjoy the facility annually.

The Center itself is owned by the Municipality of Anchorage (MOA). The Center's contract with the MOA provides approximately 58% of the operating revenue required to run this state of the art facility. The remaining 42% is raised through rentals, ticket services, and contributions from generous corporations and individuals.

The Center has a 30-member Board of Directors comprised of community leaders, members and respresentatives from each resident company. The staff of the Center is here for you, whether you are a patron or client looking to rent the facility. Visit our contact us page to find direct contact information for all staff members and let us know how we can help.

Counting Up to 25 Years!

The Alaska Center for the Performing Arts, also known as the Center or the PAC, opened its doors to the public in 1988. The facility was built as part of Project 80's, along with the Anchorage Museum of History and Art, Egan Civic and Convention Center, Sullivan Arena and Z.J. Loussac Library. The 2013-2014 performance season marks the Center's 25th Anniversary and along with celebrating this benchmark we are feverishly looking ahead to our next 25 years! So please visit this site often to learn more about what is going on at your Alaska Center!

In the fall of 2008, the Center merged its facility website ( and its ticketing services website ( to create a new website that allows visitors and patrons to have a seamless experience on the web. The new website is more focused on the events happening at the Center while still providing the detailed facility-related information that our user groups have come to appreciate having at their fingertips!

The Center and the Community

One of the Center's main functions is to bring community together. As a downtown landmark the facility is not only a beautiful structure against the skyline, but also a place where people come to have life-changing experiences, every day! the Center is dedicated to providing opportunities for the community to enjoy this facility through various programs and community events.

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Hours of Operation:
Mon8:00 AM5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM5:00 PM
Thr8:00 AM5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM5:00 PM
Notes: None Listed


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