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Alaska State Museums Bulletin No.52

Check out the most recent Museum Bulletin, published by the Alaska State Museums. The next scheduled web chat is June 13 @11 am. Among other news is a list of some of the great conservation blogs created by ASM staff: What’s that white stuff? Ellen Carrlee Conservation The Alaska Fur ID Thanks to Alaska State […]

Museum Snapshot Day

Check out Museum Snapshot Day on Flickr: A Celebration of International Museum Day 2012. Museums across the state submitted photos on a single day: May 1, 2012. The exhibition is a collaboration with the Alaska State Museum, where the photos are currently rolling on a slideshow in the gallery.

Museum Snapshot Day

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

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

Museum Snapshot Day

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

Museum Snapshot Day

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

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

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.

Celebrate International Museum Day!

Celebrate International Museum Day!

Did you visit a museum today? How is your museum celebrating International Museum Day 2012? (click image above or here to see what’s going on around the world!)

Summer 2012 Network

The Summer issue of Network is here! Click the link below for news from Alaska museums, updates on the Sitka conference, and much more! Network Newsletter – July 2012