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Spring 2015 newsletter

Please enjoy this edition of Network, including news from around the state, an update on new museum legislation, the 2015 Conference keynote speaker, and much more! Spring 2015

Advocacy call to action

ACTION ALERT: House Bill 160 would repeal the Alaska Percent for Art program Last week House Bill 160 was introduced, which would repeal the State’s Percent for Art Program, as well as the Art in Public Places (AIPP) fund, which supports the Alaska Contemporary Art Bank. The first hearing on HB 160 will be held […]

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 […]

Winter 2014 Network

Winter 2014 Network Inside, find reports from the Seward Conference by our scholarship recipients, news from around the state, Juneau Fly-In news and ways you can shop and help Museums Alaska in this holiday season! We have a HOLIDAY SPECIAL on 2015 membership until the end of this year. Renew your membership by December 31, […]

Did you miss the 2014 conference?

Check out the Seward City News article on our keynote speaker, Dr. Jan Ramirez, who mesmerized us for an hour and a half with her talk: Too soon? Too sad? Too sensitive? Too sacred? Creating a Museum of History and Memory at Ground Zero. An insider’s look at creating the 911 Museum October 8, 2014 […]

Fall 2014 Reeder-Davies Grants

Announcing the Fall 2014 round of Reeder-Davies grants being offered by the Cook Inlet Historical Society: There are two memorial grants being offered by the Society to encourage research and writing about the Cook Inlet area and Alaska.  The Brian Davies Memorial Grant for Alaska History supports creative projects and in-depth research that makes a […]

Register for Conference by Aug 31 for EARLY BIRD discount!

The Museums Alaska 2014 joint annual conference will be held in Seward, October 1-4, 2014. Details and online registration can be found on the Conference website hosted by the Resurrection Bay Historical Society. Register today! Early bird registration ends August 31, 2014. Museums Alaska members save even more — renew online! 2014 Conference theme: Milestones: […]

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