Archive | April 2012

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Museums Alaska Announces New Executive Director

The Board of Directors of Museums Alaska is very pleased and excited to announce, after completing an intensive search, the hire of Heather Beggs as our new Executive Director. Heather started in her new position on April 1st. Many of you will remember Heather from her time directing the Pratt Museum from 2003-2009. Since that […]

Rasmuson Foundation Art Acquisition Program

The Rasmuson Foundation and Museums Alaska are pleased to announce funding for the 2012 Art Acquisition Program. Museums Alaska is once again administering this program and will be contacting all Alaska Museums and Alaska Culture Centers to invite them to participate. Guidelines and forms are available from the Project Administrator, Michael Hawfield. This year, more […]

Job Opportunity: Education Programs Coordinator, Museum of the Aleutians

The Museum of the Aleutians is now hiring an Education Programs Coordinator. 40 hours/week, $19.90/hr SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES: Develops, implements, supervises, and evaluates the Museum’s educational programs. Duties include: To promote awareness and understanding of the cultural and natural history of the Aleutian Islands region and to interpret, through use of collection and traveling exhibit […]

Job Opportunity: Museum Education Internship, Alaska Museum of Natural History

The Alaska Museum of Natural History is seeking qualified applicants for its education internship program. The intern will assist the Education Director with science education on topics including but not limited to geology, biology, and paleontology. This internship provides an excellent opportunity to gain experience in museum education practices. Duties include the following: Develop and […]

Volunteer Opportunity: Hope & Sunrise Historical Society

The Hope & Sunrise Historical Society (HSHS) is looking for volunteers. There are lots of volunteer opportunities, and you can do a little or do a lot! Here are some examples of museum opportunities that HSHS would like you to be a part of: Creating new indoor museum displays Building projects such as a whipsaw […]