Arts & Culture

Seward’s historic downtown and picturesque boat harbor are home to quaint galleries, quirky shops, and one of the largest public mural collections in Alaska.

Home to a thriving artists and makers scene, Seward hosts several events year-round that feature local artists, makers, and vendors.

Spend an afternoon exploring the 30+ vibrant paintings dotting Seward, proudly known as the 'Mural Captial of Alaska.' Under direction from the Seward Mural Society, each painting depicts unique historical characters, local events, and natural landscapes while celebrating the beauty and spirit of Alaska.

Curated by the Resurrection Bay Historical Society, the Seward Community Library & Museum houses a collection that documents Seward's past. The museum is located on the first floor of the city library and hosts events about historical people and events throughout the year. 

Seward's 2022 July 4th Festival Jul 01

Seward will be celebrating the 4th of July in 2022! The Seward Chamber of Commerce is planning for the holiday festivities and invites visitors to join us for a one-of-a-kind Seward 4th of July across the holiday weekend from July 1 to July 4. We will be hosting some of Alaska's favorite vendors...