Announcements

Deadline Extended for Program Assessment RFP

The deadline has been extended for submitting proposals to assess the Collections Management Fund and Art Acquisition Fund programs, to April 14, 2017. This program assessment is intended to identify aspects of program design, structure, and process that can be improved. Some particular aspects of the evaluation include the following questions: Do the AAF and […]

Valdez Museum Opens Calls for Exhibit Proposals

The Valdez Museum & Historical Archive has formalized its exhibit proposal procedure, by releasing an Exhibit Proposal form. Exhibit proposals will be reviewed annually each June by a selection panel of museum staff, with a goal to finalize the museum’s exhibition schedule to planning five years in advance of exhibit production. Proposed temporary exhibitions may […]

Request for Proposals

Art Acquisition Fund & Collections Management Fund Program Assessment Since the establishment of the AAF program, one formal evaluation has been conducted to determine whether and to what extent the program’s objectives were being met. That evaluation, conducted in 2011, looked at several aspects of the AAF program, including, but not limited to: administration, ability […]

Museums Alaska Hires New Director

Museums Alaska has hired Della Hall of Fairbanks as its new executive director. The selection was made after a statewide search process. “The Board is thrilled to welcome Della to this position,” says Molly Conley, President of Museums Alaska. “Della has been an active and engaged member of our board since 2015. She is a […]

Fellowship opportunity: Native American Fellowship

Native American Fellowship Apply now for an 11-week, full-time, paid fellowship at the Peabody Essex Museum (PEM). February 10 is the deadline. PEM seeks rising leaders in the museum field and nonprofit cultural sector for our exciting, newly Native American Fellowship Program. We are looking for graduate students and emerging cultural professionals of Native American, […]

Collections Care workshop

The Seldovia Museum/Seldovia Village Tribe, in collaboration with the Seward Community Library and Museum, is offering a Collections Care workshop Feb. 28th – March 3, 2017. The workshop will include the basics of caring for (and identifying problems with) materials commonly found in museum collections, simple preventative conservation and cleaning methods, object rehousing and creating […]

Hammer Museum hiring intern

The Hammer Museum is now accepting applications for their 2017 summer internship program. Founded in Haines, Alaska the Hammer Museum holds a collection that’s just as surprising as the majestic coastal mountains that surround it.  This museum is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the history of the hammer, man’s first tool. With 2,000 hammers […]