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Museum curator Bruce Kato will be missed

Bruce Kato is retiring as the chief curator of the Alaska State Museum. It will be difficult to find someone equally qualified, and with...
Alaska's 'most controversial sculpture' gets a new home

...expressed interest in acquiring it for their own collections.It spent six years in the state's maintenance yard. Bruce Kato, then chief curator at the Alaska State Museum, spoke with Murray about acquiring the sculpture as a historical artifact...
Phase change

...employment with the museum goes back almost 30 years - and in all that time she's only had two bosses: former chief curator Bruce Kato and current curator Banghart."That tells you something," she said, referring to the work environment.Friday's...
Pipe bursts in State Office Building

...further damage Wednesday afternoon at the State Office Building. "Call it book triage," said State Museum Curator Bruce Kato. Library staff members work-ed to determine which books and documents could be blotted dry and which would need to...
Art in abundance

...Friday, and will be open throughout the weekend as well. Laurence is probably Alaska's best-known painter, said Bruce Kato of the Alaska State Museum. But because so much of his work is in private collections, it's not easy for the public...
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Paintings by Alaska master donated to state museum

...on behalf of the William J. Niemi family, which has a long history in Alaska. The state museum's chief curator Bruce Kato said that although Laurence is probably Alaska's best-known painter, it is often difficult for the public to see...
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Thank you

...Dorothy Palmer, Marge Schmiege, Becca Smith, Ben Brown, Suzanne Nedrow and Cyndi Ray; museum employees Kay Shelton, Bruce Kato, Debbie McBride, Lisa Golisek, Mary Irvine, Donna Baron, Paul Gardinier, Eugene Coffin, Martha Crow, Damon Stuebner...
Problems with concrete prolong museum renovation

...m. to 5:30 p.m. "When we first had that structure out there, we had a few people that turned away," said Bruce Kato, the museum's chief curator. "People are still able to get in, especially on (rainy) days like (Thursday) when...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...from across the nation asking about "Quilts of Alaska: A Textile Album of the Last Frontier," museum Chief Curator Bruce Kato said. "It's been exciting to hear the response from people all over," Kato said. "I didn't realize there were...
Thanks for contributing to Alaska State Museum

...individuals, agencies and businesses for their support this year: Donors: Annie Calkins, Bea Shepard, Bill Corbus, Bruce Kato, Candace Waugaman, Caren Pauley, Estate of Eve R. Collais, Estate of Yvonne Mozee, George Smith, John and Lucy...


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