Archive | May 2012

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July 1 MAP deadline approaching!

“The MAP program is crucial for any organization looking to gain a sense of standing against museum benchmarks and assess its strengths and weaknesses. The self study, site visit and report assisted our staff, volunteers and board in necessary education growth. The report will be an invaluable tool for our museum long into the future.” […]

Alaska State Museums Bulletin No.52

Check out the most recent Museum Bulletin, published by the Alaska State Museums. The next scheduled web chat is June 13 @11 am. Among other news is a list of some of the great conservation blogs created by ASM staff: What’s that white stuff? Ellen Carrlee Conservation The Alaska Fur ID Thanks to Alaska State […]

Museum Snapshot Day

Check out Museum Snapshot Day on Flickr: A Celebration of International Museum Day 2012. Museums across the state submitted photos on a single day: May 1, 2012. The exhibition is a collaboration with the Alaska State Museum, where the photos are currently rolling on a slideshow in the gallery.

Museum Snapshot Day

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 20, 2013. Explore this feature roll or browse the whole gallery on our Flickr site (click any image to the right). The exhibition is a collaboration with the Alaska State Museum.

Museum Snapshot Day

Museum Snapshot Day

Museum shops in Alaska offer unique items from local communities so visitors can continue their museum experience at home. The Sheldon Jackson Museum in Sitka is part of the Alaska State Museum.

Museum Snapshot Day

Museum Snapshot Day

The Beringia Center of Culture and Science in Nome displays implements and ornaments used in the making of traditional clothing from the Bering Strait Region.

Museum Snapshot Day

Museum Snapshot Day

Learning about King Island genealogy at the Carrie McLain Museum in Nome.

Museum Snapshot Day

Museum Snapshot Day

6th graders in Valdez came to the Maxine & Jesse Whitney Museum to learn about going to college (Prince William Sound Community College operates the museum). As part of the Kids2College program, they went to “classes” like First Aid, Acting, Biology, and Museum Studies and received “diplomas.”

Museum Snapshot Day

Museum Snapshot Day

Visitors to the Alutiiq Museum in Kodiak learn to make ground slate tools with archaeologist Patrick Saltonstall.

Celebrate International Museum Day!

Celebrate International Museum Day!

Did you visit a museum today? How is your museum celebrating International Museum Day 2012? (click image above or here to see what’s going on around the world!)

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