Valdez Museum Seeks Administrative Marketing Coordinator

ADMINISTRATIVE MARKETING COORDINATOR FULL-TIME WITH HEALTH BENEFITS, RETIREMENT, VACTION, SICK AND HOLIDAY PAY! Are you a creative, detailed and organized individual who is looking for a great job environment? If this sounds like you… The Valdez Museum seeks a Full Time, fully benefited Administrative Marketing Coordinator. The individual must be flexible to work additional as […]

Pratt Museum Hiring

The Pratt Museum in Homer has five position openings. See their posting below: The Pratt Museum is looking for energetic and creative folks to join our team this spring, as we celebrate our 50th anniversary and launch into the next 50 years of community programming! Applications can be picked up at the Museum’s front desk […]

Joint Annual Conference: Tara Taro

This article was written by 2017 Donna Matthews Professional Development Fund scholarship recipient Tara Taro. As a first-time attendee of a professional development conference like the Annual Conference held by Museums Alaska and Alaska Historical Society, I expected to attend many sessions focused on how museums function, why they are important, and new techniques to […]

Advocacy vs. Neutrality: Katelyn Dickerson

This article was written by 2017 Donna Matthews Professional Development Fund scholarship recipient Katelyn Dickerson. The 2017 Museums Alaska Conference held in Anchorage revolved around the central them of social discourse in public institutions. Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site senior vice president, Sean Kelly, explored this idea in his keynote address and break-off session. The […]

Juneau-Douglas City Museum Seeks Museum Director

Juneau-Douglas City Museum MUSEUM DIRECTOR PERMANENT FULL-TIME POSITION 37.5 hours per week $58,383.00 – $62,283.00 Annually (DOQ) (Note: This position is in-eligible for overtime pay) This is a fully benefited position. The City and Borough of Juneau offers a competitive salary package that includes the opportunity for regular wage increases, an excellent health insurance program, […]

A Letter from Our President

Dear Museums Alaska Members, Last year was a busy and productive year for Museums Alaska. I want to thank our Executive Director, Della Hall, the Museums Alaska board, and our membership for making 2017 such a great one. This year, we will be building on many of the efforts that we started last year, and […]

Using Partnerships, Advocacy, and Art to Tackle Controversy: Rachelle Bonnett

As we enter our 2018 conference planning season, take a moment to read this guest post from Museums Alaska member and 2017 Donna Matthews Professional Development Fund Scholarship recipient Rachelle Bonnett. The theme of social discourse and a museum’s role in moderating important and often controversial conversations within our communities is something we have all […]