Letter Regarding 2018 Grants

Dear Alaska Museum Colleagues: For the past thirteen years, Museums Alaska has enjoyed a strong partnership with the Rasmuson Foundation, including the oversight of two successful and very necessary grant programs: the Rasmuson Art Acquisition Fund (AAF) and the Collections Management Fund (CMF). Many of you have applied for funding through these programs, adding to […]

Museums Alaska 2017 Board of Directors Voting Open

Dear Museums Alaska members, This is your official announcement of Museums Alaska’s Annual Business Meeting on Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 3:30pm in Anchorage, Alaska. At the meeting we will announce the winners of the election of four open seats on our Board of Directors. Below is a link to your electronic ballot. Vote for […]

Grants Survey

Dear Alaska Museum Colleagues: Museums Alaska, with the support of the Rasmuson Foundation, is conducting an assessment of the Art Acquisition Fund (AAF) and the Collections Management Fund (CMF). Both of these grant programs have been underwritten by the Rasmuson Foundation and have provided unique opportunities for financial support for the acquiring of art from […]

2017 Museums Alaska Board Nominations

Museums Alaska is seeking to fill four open seats on the Board of Directors at the September Annual Meeting in Anchorage. Terms run from 2017-2020. The deadline for nominations is Thursday, August 24, 2017. A Museums Alaska board member can serve two 3-years terms; must be a member in good standing; receives no compensation; must […]

2017 Auction

Please consider donating an item (or items!) to Museums Alaska’s auction to support the Donna Matthews Professional Development Fund. The fund supports individuals attending the Museums Alaska Annual Conference. The auction will be held at the Annual Conference in Anchorage, September 28-30th. Donations are now being accepted! To donate, please fill out an online donation form, or download, […]

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 […]