Museums Alaska

Alaska Aviation Museum Seeks Executive Director

Full time exempt position, paid holidays and vacation. Salary DOE Undergraduate degree in Business Administration or equivalent business / management experience  Job Description The Alaska Aviation Museum’s (AAM) Executive Director (ED) is the chief executive of the Museum, responsible for the overall fiscal leadership, management and day to day operations. Operations include staff, admissions, memberships, programs, partnerships, […]

Juneau-Douglas City Museum Seeks Curator of Collections & Exhibits

The Juneau-Douglas City Museum is seeking a Curator of Collections & Exhibits. Please see the PDF job posting for more information: Juneau-Douglas City Museum Curator of Collections and Exhibits PDF Closing Date: September 30th

Vote Today! 2018 Board Election

Dear Museums Alaska members, This is your official announcement of Museums Alaska’s Annual Business Meeting on Thursday, September 13, 2018 at 3:30pm in Nome, Alaska. At the meeting we will announce the winners of the election of 3 open seats on our Board of Directors. Below is a link to your electronic ballot. PLEASE NOTE: […]

Juneau Douglas City Museum & Juneau Public Libraries Seek AmeriCorps Member

The Juneau Douglas City Museum and Juneau Public Libraries are looking for an AmeriCorps member to provide service to our two organizations. Must be a college graduate of any age. The year-long term of service can begin in September 2018. For more information or to apply visit https://tinyurl.com/yalfqjrt Contact Beth Weigel, Juneau Douglas City Museum […]

Going to Nome for your first-ever Museums Alaska/Alaska Historical Society Conference?

If yes, then you are eligible to apply for this Museums Alaska Regional Conference Attendance Award. The Alaska State Museum will provide $500 to help defray conference expenses for 10 museum staff members (2 from each of Alaska’s five regions) to attend the annual conference to be held September 12-15, 2018 in Nome. The Alaska […]

Why Attend the Conference? 3 Reasons from Sarah Harrington

This article was written by 2017 Donna Matthews Professional Development Fund scholarship recipient Sarah Harrington. The Museums Alaska/Alaska Historical Society Conference brings together all kinds of passionate professionals to connect, inspire, and transform skillsets and experiences across our great state.  Writers, curators, educators, store managers, researchers, gallery hosts, board members, and beyond, the conference has […]

Memorium: Kay Shelton

Kay Shelton, Alaska State Librarian and Director of the Alaska Division of Libraries, Archives, and Museum from 2005 – 2008, passed away at her home in Juneau last week following a long illness. Kay graduated from Randolph-Macon Women’s college in Lynchburg, VA and earned an MS in Library Science from Simmons College in Boston and […]

Conference Reflections: Brooke Johnson

We’re just a few months away from the 2018 conference! Take a moment to reflect on last year’s meeting with this article by 2017 Donna Matthews Professional Development Fund scholarship recipient Brooke Johnson. I made it to the Cordova Mud Hole Smith airport the afternoon of Wednesday, September 27th. I knew that I was unable […]

Alaska State Museum Seeks Curator of Statewide Services

Museum Curator II – Curator of Statewide Services (PCN 05-4099) This listing closes on 6/11/2018 at 5:00 PM Alaska. Link to Posting: https://www.governmentjobs.com/jobs/2088064-0/museum-curator-ii-curator-of-statewide-services-pcn-05-4099 Salary $5,017.00 Monthly Location Juneau, AK Job Type Full Time Department Education & Early Development Job Number 18295 Closing date and time 6/11/2018 at 5:00 PM Alaska Division Libraries, Archives & Museums […]

Juneau-Douglas City Museum Seeks Curator of Collections & Exhibits

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT CURATOR OF COLLECTIONS & EXHIBITS PERMANENT FULL-TIME POSITION JDCM Curator of Collections Position Description (PDF) CLOSING DATE Extended: July 13th, 2018