Announcements

Job Opportunity: Executive Director

Museums Alaska seeks an Executive Director to perform the following duties: 1) Provide a central office for Museums Alaska, Inc.; 2) Produce Museums Alaska newsletter communications and publications; 3) Prepare grant proposals and manage fundraising efforts, complying with all grant terms and conditions of grants received; 4) Maintain membership lists and develop membership; 5) Maintain […]

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 […]

Does the LEPC have your number? Disaster Planning

By CJ Jones This session was designed to provide guidelines for disaster pre-planning in your museum.  We discussed the difference between an EMERGENCY (A man-made or natural incident that requires immediate response) versus a DISASTER (A man-made or natural incident that overwhelms the response system) and preparing for both so that an emergency doesn’t necessarily […]

Request for Proposals: Exhibit Design and Production for Knowing Your Place Exhibit

Sealaska Heritage Institute (SHI), a regional Alaska Native cultural and educational organization located in southeast Alaska, intends to develop an engaging, educational and content-rich interactive exhibit featuring a map-based display of places of significance to Tlingit and Haida clans and kwáans, and three video- and animation-based displays about Tlingit fishing practices and technology including 1) […]

Advocacy training opportunity

Wondering about advocacy or needing a refresher?  Check out this one month online advocacy class in February with Museum Study.  Advocacy should be a best practice of museums, and museums and other non-profits need to become more comfortable with advocacy and incorporating it into their ongoing operations.  It is all about developing relationships – in order to […]

Haines Sheldon Museum seeking intern

The Haines Sheldon Museum, an AAM–accredited museum located in Haines, Alaska, is seeking an intern to help with a collections inventory project that will begin in January 2017. The intern will also help staff with exhibits, museum store, and educational programming as determined by the candidate’s interests and skills. The intern will be paid minimum […]