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Western Museums Association seeks Communications & Program Coordinator

Communications & Program Coordinator – Job Announcement The Western Museums Association (WMA) seeks a creative individual to produce a range of communications, coordinate programs, and help plan/execute the Annual Meeting (conference). This full-time position (40 hours per week) works remotely via telecommuting, requires travel 2-3 times per year, and reports to the WMA Executive Director. […]

Congratulations Round 1 AAF and CMF Awardees

Thanks to generous funding from Rasmuson Foundation, institutions across the state received awards through the Art Acquisition Fund and Collections Management Fund programs this Spring. 2017 ROUND 1 COLLECTION MANAGEMENT FUND AWARDS Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum $8,140 Alaska State Museum $3,590 American Bald Eagle Foundation $1,160 Friends of the Tanana Valley Railroad $3,000 Juneau-Douglas City Museum […]

Alaska Aviation Museum seeks Executive Director

Executive Director Alaska Aviation Museum Museum website: http://www.alaskairmuseum.org Anchorage, Alaska Full time position, flexible schedule required for weekend and evening activities/events. Undergraduate degree in Business Administration preferred or equivalent business experience Experienced Manager, salary DOE Job Description The Alaska Aviation Museum [AAM] Executive Director is the chief executive of the Museum and is responsible for […]

Deadline Extended for Program Assessment RFP

The deadline has been extended for submitting proposals to assess the Collections Management Fund and Art Acquisition Fund programs, to April 14, 2017. This program assessment is intended to identify aspects of program design, structure, and process that can be improved. Some particular aspects of the evaluation include the following questions: Do the AAF and […]

Valdez Museum Opens Calls for Exhibit Proposals

The Valdez Museum & Historical Archive has formalized its exhibit proposal procedure, by releasing an Exhibit Proposal form. Exhibit proposals will be reviewed annually each June by a selection panel of museum staff, with a goal to finalize the museum’s exhibition schedule to planning five years in advance of exhibit production. Proposed temporary exhibitions may […]

Request for Proposals

Art Acquisition Fund & Collections Management Fund Program Assessment Since the establishment of the AAF program, one formal evaluation has been conducted to determine whether and to what extent the program’s objectives were being met. That evaluation, conducted in 2011, looked at several aspects of the AAF program, including, but not limited to: administration, ability […]

Museums Alaska Hires New Director

Museums Alaska has hired Della Hall of Fairbanks as its new executive director. The selection was made after a statewide search process. “The Board is thrilled to welcome Della to this position,” says Molly Conley, President of Museums Alaska. “Della has been an active and engaged member of our board since 2015. She is a […]