Inupiat Heritage Center staff

Museum Snapshot Day

Welcome to the Alaska celebration of International Museum Day! Museums and Cultural Centers across the state submitted photos on a single day: April 19, 2014. Explore this feature roll or browse the whole gallery on our Flickr site (click any image to the right).          -Iñupiat Heritage Center Staff, Barrow (photo)

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Museum Snapshot Day

At the Sheldon Jackson Museum in Sitka, students learn learn about contemporary Sugpiaq artist Alvin Amason and paint an animal.  At Saxan (Love of all Things) event, April 19, 2014

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Museum Snapshot Day

A preschool class visits the Simon Paneak Memorial Museum in Anaktuvuk Pass.

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Museum Snapshot Day

Carolyn Mustard hanging photos for the Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum’s exhibit, “Extreme Motoring: Alaska’s First Automobiles and Their Dauntless Drivers.”

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Museum Snapshot Day

Architect Brian Meissner and SLAM Deputy Director Bob Banghart in the new Alaska State Museum vault with compactor storage tracks.

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Museum Snapshot Day

Anchorage Museum Conservator Sarah Owens surface cleans a recent acquisition: a caribou tooth belt, c. 1880s.

Announcements

Museums Alaska Hires New Director

Museums Alaska has hired Bianca Carpeneti of Juneau as its new executive director. The selection was made after a statewide search process. “The Board is ecstatic to welcome Bianca to this position,” says Angela Linn, President of Museums Alaska. “She is an emerging professional who has  shown she is committed to the statewide-outreach mission of […]

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