Museum Snapshot Day

Welcome to the Alaska celebration of International Museum Day! Explore this slideshow, or browse the whole gallery on our Flickr site (click “more photos” to the right). Celebrate with us on social media on May 18, 2018 using hashtags #imd2018 #museumsnapshotday2018. Photo from Fairbanks Children’s Museum weekly Mess Makers activity toe painting.

Museum Snapshot Day

Photo from Chickaloon Village Tribal Council. Visitors learning how to make their own Athabascan sewing bag with Chickaloon Village’s guest instructor, Sondra Shaginoff-Stuart, at the Palmer Museum of History and Art

Museum Snapshot Day

Photo from American Bald Eagle Foundation. Un-bear-able cuteness in a teachable moment.

Museum Snapshot Day

Photo from Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Explore Juneau’s maritime history with the City Museum’s Wood and Waterways and Life on the Water exhibits which include this Tlingit Canoe Making matching-interactive.

Museum Snapshot Day

Photo from Alaska Jewish Museum. A close-up from the Alaska Jewish Museum’s new exhibit showing some of the letters sent by Jews in Hitler’s Germany to the US Secretary of the Interior Harold Ickes in the late 1930s and early 1940s, asking to be allowed refuge in the Alaska Territory.

Museum Snapshot Day

Photo from Tenakee Historical Collection Museum. A jelly cabinet of old spices and kitchenware, a dressing table, vintage dresses, and old phonograph are on display at the Tenakee Historical Collection Museum.

Announcements

Alutiiq Museum Seeks Educational Outreach Coordinator

Do you enjoy talking to people? Are you interested in Alutiiq history? The Alutiiq Museum seeks a friendly, organized person to coordinate our educational programs and resources. The Educational Outreach Coordinator will work 30 hours a week, Tuesday through Saturday, as a member of the museum’s professional team. To apply, please submit a cover letter, […]