Dear Museums Alaska members, This is your official announcement of Museums Alaska’s Annual Business Meeting on Thursday, September 13, 2018 at 3:30pm in Nome, Alaska. At the meeting we will announce the winners of the election of 3 open seats on our Board of Directors. Below is a link to your electronic ballot. PLEASE NOTE: […]
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- Juneau-Douglas City Museum Seeks Curator of Collections & Exhibits
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This article was written by 2017 Donna Matthews Professional Development Fund scholarship recipient Sarah Harrington. The Museums Alaska/Alaska Historical Society Conference brings together all kinds of passionate professionals to connect, inspire, and transform skillsets and experiences across our great state. Writers, curators, educators, store managers, researchers, gallery hosts, board members, and beyond, the conference has […]
Kay Shelton, Alaska State Librarian and Director of the Alaska Division of Libraries, Archives, and Museum from 2005 – 2008, passed away at her home in Juneau last week following a long illness. Kay graduated from Randolph-Macon Women’s college in Lynchburg, VA and earned an MS in Library Science from Simmons College in Boston and […]
We’re just a few months away from the 2018 conference! Take a moment to reflect on last year’s meeting with this article by 2017 Donna Matthews Professional Development Fund scholarship recipient Brooke Johnson. I made it to the Cordova Mud Hole Smith airport the afternoon of Wednesday, September 27th. I knew that I was unable […]
The Kodiak Historical Society & Baranov Museum would like to extend an invitation to join them for an Exhibit AK mount making workshop in Kodiak! They welcome all Alaska Museum Professionals interested in mount making to join them. It is a great opportunity to connect with fellow museum professionals in Alaska, share resources, and gain hands-on experience with exhibit mount making! […]
The Valdez Museum is now accepting exhibit proposals for Summer 2019 through 2021. Deadline: May 25, 2018, 5 PM. Check out the guidelines here: VMHA Exhibit Guidelines_rev. Check out the proposal form here: VMHA Exhibit Proposal Form . See https://www.valdezmuseum.org/exhibits/ for more info or contact Andrew Goldstein at 907-835-2764.
ADMINISTRATIVE MARKETING COORDINATOR FULL-TIME WITH HEALTH BENEFITS, RETIREMENT, VACTION, SICK AND HOLIDAY PAY! Are you a creative, detailed and organized individual who is looking for a great job environment? If this sounds like you… The Valdez Museum seeks a Full Time, fully benefited Administrative Marketing Coordinator. The individual must be flexible to work additional as […]
The Pratt Museum in Homer has five position openings. See their posting below: The Pratt Museum is looking for energetic and creative folks to join our team this spring, as we celebrate our 50th anniversary and launch into the next 50 years of community programming! Applications can be picked up at the Museum’s front desk […]
This article was written by 2017 Donna Matthews Professional Development Fund scholarship recipient Tara Taro. As a first-time attendee of a professional development conference like the Annual Conference held by Museums Alaska and Alaska Historical Society, I expected to attend many sessions focused on how museums function, why they are important, and new techniques to […]
This article was written by 2017 Donna Matthews Professional Development Fund scholarship recipient Katelyn Dickerson. The 2017 Museums Alaska Conference held in Anchorage revolved around the central them of social discourse in public institutions. Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site senior vice president, Sean Kelly, explored this idea in his keynote address and break-off session. The […]
Juneau-Douglas City Museum MUSEUM DIRECTOR PERMANENT FULL-TIME POSITION 37.5 hours per week $58,383.00 – $62,283.00 Annually (DOQ) (Note: This position is in-eligible for overtime pay) This is a fully benefited position. The City and Borough of Juneau offers a competitive salary package that includes the opportunity for regular wage increases, an excellent health insurance program, […]