Archive | October 2016

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Thank you from Lani Hotch

NB: Lani Hotch, 2016 recipient of Museums Alaska’s “Award for Excellence in the Museum Field,” asked to share the following message with our members. Dear Museums Alaska members, It was quite and honor to receive the “Award for Excellence in the Museum Field,” seemingly right out of the gate, but in retrospect the opening of […]

Tongass Historical Society announces scholarship recipient

The Tongass Historical Society is proud to announce that Anne Rittgers, a graduate student at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks,.is the first recipient of the THS Patricia Roppel Scholarship.  Anne is in the interdisciplinary Arctic and Northern Studies Program and is specializing in Northern History.  The THS Patricia Roppel scholarship was established in 2016 with […]

Traveling exhibit “Talkeetna Mountains/Cretaceous Oceans”

James Havens is currently working on a traveling museum exhibit titled “Talkeetna Mountains / Cretaceous Oceans.”  The exhibit features recent ancient marine reptile discoveries from the Talkeetna Mountains made last summer by UAF.  Havens has completed a 32ft oil on canvas mural as well as a life reconstruction of an elasmosaurs head and neck portion […]