Branding Request for Proposals

Introduction The Board of Museums Alaska seeks an organization or individual to assist in the creation of a brand identity. Museums Alaska is the statewide museum association of individuals and institutions committed to: Preserving the natural and human history of Alaska; Improving museums as educational institutions; Promoting training of staff; Acting as a clearing house […]

Pioneer Air Museum Seeks Collections Assistant

Recruitment Announcement for Short Term Hire Pioneer Air Museum (Fairbanks, Alaska) TITLE: Collections Assistant (Part time, 10hr/week for a 24 week appointment) DEPARTMENT: Collections DATE POSTED: November 28, 2017 POSITION SUMMARY: Responsible for assisting the collections manager with the ongoing collections cataloging project, as well as museum collections duties as assigned. SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under […]

Haines Sheldon Museum Seeks Community Coordinator

HAINES SHELDON MUSEUM Haines, Alaska Position Description JOB TITLE: MUSEUM COORDINATOR (COMMUNITY COORDINATOR) STEP CHART: RANGE G REPORTS TO: Museum Director SUPERVISES: Volunteers GENERAL FUNCTION: The position oversees the museum’s outreach to the community: exhibitions, marketing, and volunteer management. Serves as Acting Director in the absence of the Director. POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Develops annual exhibit […]

Museum of the Aleutians seeks Education Programs Coordinator

The Museum of the Aleutians seeks an Education Programs Coordinator. See job description below, and apply online: POSITION: Education Programs Coordinator CLASS: Full Time, 40 hours/ week, 42,500/year REPORTS TO: Museum Director MONITORS: Museum Interns and Volunteers SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES: Develops, implements, supervises, and evaluates the Museum’s educational programs. GOALS: 1. To promote awareness and […]

Congratulations Round 2 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 Fall. 2017 ROUND 2 COLLECTION MANAGEMENT FUND AWARDS American Bald Eagle Foundation $3,523.95 Carrie M. McLain Memorial Museum $1,079 Clausen Memorial Museum $3,124 Fraternal Order of Alaska State Troopers $4,379.20 Hammer Museum, Inc. $4,608.60 Pratt Museum $5,371.50 […]

Conference Overview: Helen Alten

This article was written by 2017 Donna Matthews Professional Development Fund scholarship recipient Helen Alten. The Museums Alaska conference is an opportunity to learn in so many different ways. Peer interaction is one of the most important ways that I learn. But also experiencing other spaces and places. In this case, the most interesting moments […]

Palmer Museum seeks Executive Director

Palmer Museum of History and Art (PMHA), a small local/regional museum and visitor center, seeks a visionary and innovative Executive Director. This position is responsible for implementing strategies and directing activities of the PMHA and the Palmer Visitors’ Center in downtown Palmer, AK. Our ideal candidate will have museum or comparable nonprofit executive experience, skills […]