Time to start making your travel plans for the 2014 Annual Joint Conference in Seward, October 1-4, 2014. The conference website is live at http://www.resbayhistorical.org Museums Alaska’s theme: Milestones: Interpreting events that change the course of communities. Museums often preserve and share the impact of community changing events – from the tragic to the triumphant. […]
The Cook Inlet Historical Society (CIHS) is excited to announce a new program to encourage research and writing about the Cook Inlet area and Alaska. Check out the details on their website. Deadline: April 1, 2014 he Brian Davies Memorial Grant for Alaska History supports creative projects and in-depth research that make a significant contribution to the study of Alaska […]
Read a recap of the 2013 conference on the Western Museum Association’s WestMuse Blog. http://westmuse.wordpress.com/2013/11/04/museums-alaska-2013/
Lacey Simpson, Senior Curator of Collections for the City of Ketchikan Museum Department (Tongass Historical Museum and Totem Heritage Center) has been promoted to Museum Director. The City is now recruiting for the vacated position. Please see the announcement below. SR. CURATOR OF PROGRAMS – The City of Ketchikan, Alaska seeks a multi-talented individual to […]
Museums Alaska is pleased to welcome three new Board members, elected at the 2013 conference in Haines: Eva Malvich, Director/Curator at the Yupiit Piciryarait Museum in Bethel Jackie Fernandez, Curator at the Sheldon Jackson Museum in Sitka Molly Conley, Historian/Collections Manager for the State Office of History & Archaeology in Anchorage Sorrel Goodwin also won […]
Museums challenged to manage their collections have a new source of assistance, with the launch today of the Collections Management Fund. The new fund was created by Rasmsuon Foundation and will be managed by Museums Alaska. More details, guidelines and an application are on our website. Apply by October 31! Press Release
For all your conference needs, visit the conference website. Thank you to the Haines Host Committee for all your work planning. We can’t wait to see you this week in beautiful Haines for the joint conference with Alaska Historical Society and Museums Alaska’s 30th Anniversary!
Museums Alaska is happy to provide assistance to the following members to attend the Annual Conference in Haines through the Donna Matthews Professional Development Fund: LaRue Barnes, Director, Ilanka Cultural Center Hayley Chambers, Curator of Collections, Sitka Historical Society and Museum Molly Conley, Historian/Collections Manager, State of Alaska Susannah Dowds, Graduate Student, University of Alaska […]