Archive | November 2016
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Sealaska Heritage Institute (SHI), a regional Alaska Native cultural and educational organization located in southeast Alaska, intends to develop an engaging, educational and content-rich interactive exhibit featuring a map-based display of places of significance to Tlingit and Haida clans and kwáans, and three video- and animation-based displays about Tlingit fishing practices and technology including 1) […]
by Erika Brown, Registrar, Ketchikan Museums Recently I had the good fortune to attend the 2016 Museums Alaska & Alaska Historical Society joint annual conference in Juneau, Alaska. This generous opportunity was made possible through a grant from the Donna Matthews Professional Development Fund. My time in Juneau was full of conference sessions, visiting local […]
Wondering about advocacy or needing a refresher? Check out this one month online advocacy class in February with Museum Study. Advocacy should be a best practice of museums, and museums and other non-profits need to become more comfortable with advocacy and incorporating it into their ongoing operations. It is all about developing relationships – in order to […]
The Haines Sheldon Museum, an AAM–accredited museum located in Haines, Alaska, is seeking an intern to help with a collections inventory project that will begin in January 2017. The intern will also help staff with exhibits, museum store, and educational programming as determined by the candidate’s interests and skills. The intern will be paid minimum […]