Photo: Sprucing up "Nimbus'

...crews lift the steel artwork titled "Nimbus" by Canadian sculptor Robert Murray from its spot in front of the Alaska State Museum on Friday. Nimbus will be cleaned and repainted by the artist this fall and returned to the front of the museum...
State Museum awards grants to 22 museums and cultural centers

The Alaska State Museum has awarded 22 grants totaling $105,600 to Alaska museums and cultural centers for projects around the state. The following...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, thumbs down

...ill-prepared.Look up in the sky! It's a bird ... it's a plane ... it's an ... umiak? Thumbs up to the Alaska State Museum staff and crew who hoisted a 34-foot umiak into the sky as the final piece of art to be relocated from the old...
Local color

...himself for - and continued to pursue art on his own. Along with friend and neighbor Rie Munoz, he worked at the Alaska State Museum as a museum assistant, and has for many years been an active member of Plein Rein, a painting group that meets on...
Donna Jean Denton

...She volunteered her time to numerous other organizations over the years as well, including the Friends of the Alaska State Museum and the Juneau Garden Club. She was honored several times by the Juneau Assembly for her work.She is survived...
Carver explores Tlingit battle armor and weapons

...the fight against the Russians is kept, and the Alaska State Museum in Juneau. He got a grant to explore the holdings...armor he'd studied and mounted a solo show at the Alaska State Museum in Juneau last year. "Rainforest Warriors" featured...
Airborne umiak sails over museum

...Thursday, sailing through a clear blue sky over downtown Juneau.The 34-foot boat was the last artifact from the Alaska State Museum collection to be transferred to the new vault of the State Library Archives and Museum building currently under...
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JAHC announces three new hires

...Pennsylvania. She previously worked and volunteered for non-profit arts and cultural organizations including the JAHC, Alaska State Museum, Capital City Rotaract, and the Smithsonian Office of Exhibits Central. Miranda McCarty, a lifelong Alaskan...
Juneau Empire debuts online First Friday guide

...Crabgrass Revival Band, as well as openings at the Juneau Arts & Humanities Council, the Empire Gallery, the Alaska State Museum, KTOO, Kodiak Coat Co., Rick Clair Studio, Lisa Blacher Pottery and Spiral Studio, Spirit Beads, Annie Kaill's...
June First Friday Art Walk

...will be holding its grand re-opening featuring dolls, toys and miniatures in the new cases obtained from the Alaska State Museum. In addition to the new displays and the Claudia Kelsey permanent collection, figures from Native areas of Alaska...


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