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Field named chief curator of Alaska State Museum

Addison Field has been promoted to Chief Curator of the Alaska State Museum in Juneau, the museum announced Wednesday. Field replaces Robert Banghart, who was appointed Deputy...
Creating the figures for tomorrow's museums

...49th state. Those will always have a prominent place in the new museum as well. There will be lots more, for as chief curator Bob Banghart said about the business he's known his entire career, "nothing stays the same." The rapid growth...
Phase change

For Alaska State Museum chief curator Bob Banghart, calling the museum's...she's only had two bosses: former chief curator Bruce Kato and current curator...was a curator from 1971-3, chief curator from 1973-80 and director from...
Julie Decker selected as new CEO of Anchorage Museum Rasmuson Center. Decker, former Anchorage Museum chief curator, replaces James Pepper Henry, who took a director...the city-owned museum. Before joining the museum as chief curator in 2011, Decker curated numerous major exhibitions...
Reaching out: Digital access to the state's collections

...cfm.)Bob Banghart, deputy director of LAM and chief curator of the Alaska State Museum, said the team was newly...of exhibitions, moving into his current position of chief curator in 2009.Banghart said he's been really lucky in pulling...
Highlighting the state's collections: Designing the SLAM exhibit floor particular, storytelling lies at the heart of what they do, said Bob Banghart, deputy director of LAM, and chief curator of the Alaska State Museum."It's a pretty simple equation," Banghart said, "though it sounds complex. We're...
Woodward receives 2012 Distinguished Artist Award

...painting and drawing in the state," she said, adding, "He is an amazing, wonderful man."Alaska State Museum Chief Curator Bob Banghart also praised the breadth of Woodward's involvement in Alaska art, particularly his commitment to channeling...
Fecal Matters: First Friday exhibit takes aim at dog poop

...of time she was going to ask me," said Asper-Smith via email. "Years ago I approached [Alaska State Museums Chief Curator] Bob Banghart with a similar question, and he gave me a lot of help. I'm happy to do the same for Ariel."Rolfe's...
'True North' opens at Anchorage Museum

...including many Alaskans. Curated by Anchorage Museum Chief Curator Julie Decker over the past three years, "True North...pivotal and conflicted," said Decker, Anchorage Museum chief curator, in a press release.In the previous century, the...
Alaska State Museum and Sheldon Jackson Museum to offer free admission to military personnel and families

...and, by extension, the state of Alaska-to thank military families for their service and sacrifice," said ASM Chief Curator Robert Banghart. "But it also fits with this summer's exhibit about World War II in the Aleutian Islands."Summer...


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