Museums 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: 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


Seward Community Library & Museum Seeks Curator of Collections & Exhibits

The Seward Community Library & Museum is looking for an energetic and enthusiastic person to join our small but mighty team in beautiful Seward, Alaska! We are hiring a full time Curator of Collections and Exhibits to work with our historical collections and exhibits in our uniquely combined local history museum, public library, archives and […]

Exhibit Mount Making Workshop

The Kodiak Historical Society & Baranov Museum would like to extend an invitation to join them for an Exhibit AK mount making workshop in Kodiak! They welcome all Alaska Museum Professionals interested in mount making to join them. It is a great opportunity to connect with fellow museum professionals in Alaska, share resources, and gain hands-on experience with exhibit mount making! […]

Valdez Museum Call for Artists

The Valdez Museum is now accepting exhibit proposals for Summer 2019 through 2021. Deadline: May 25, 2018, 5 PM. Check out the guidelines here: VMHA Exhibit Guidelines_rev. Check out the proposal form here: VMHA Exhibit Proposal Form . See for more info or contact Andrew Goldstein at 907-835-2764.

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 […]