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From Mount McKinley to Mount Denali

...for naming such landmarks. Q: ARE THERE ANY POSITIVES IN THIS FOR MCKINLEY?A: McKinley Presidential Library and Museum curator Kimberly Kenney said she's happy for the Alaskans who have sought the name change for 40 years. She said she's also glad...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-31/mount-mckinley-mount-denali
State
Art History: Sybil Davis and Ken DeRoux

...painter (and Davis' husband), is a former Alaska State Museum curator who grew up in Juneau.Ken, can you describe any specific...community for artistic projects like this.Ken, you were curator of visual arts at the Alaska State Museum beginning in 1982...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-08-26/art-history-sybil-davis-and-ken-deroux
Art
Call for artwork: All Alaska Biennial

...people, materials and landscapes, through a variety of interpretations.The juror is Jen Budney, an independent writer and curator who has held positions with the Mendel Art Gallery, Kamloops Art Gallery, Canada Council for the Arts, Gallery 101, and...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-08-26/call-artwork-all-alaska-biennial
Art
Current and upcoming exhibits at the Anchorage Museum

...exhibition features artwork from the Anchorage Museum collection and interviews of Alaska Native artists. According to guest curator Drew Michael: "This collection of artwork helps tell the story of what it means to be Alaska Native in a changing time...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-08-26/current-and-upcoming-exhibits-anchorage-m
Art
Museum tour redefines 'heroes'

...in Juneau. The program was started by curator Marjorie Hamburger in conjunction with...Jenkins-Gardinier said. "Many of the people the curator chose were ordinary people who did extraordinary...life of about a half-dozen people. The curator provides photographs of the people and...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-21/museum-tour-redefines-heroes
Local
Vatican Team traces history of Yup'ik mask

...note that says "from Holy Cross." The Yukon village was the location of a Jesuit orphanage and mission.Nicola Mapelli, curator for the Ethnographic Section of the Vatican museum and colleague Katherine Aigner held meetings in Bethel Tuesday at the Cultural...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-08-19
Art
Collector finds marine reptile fossil in mountains

...long necks and limbs like paddles that allowed them to swim underwater, Patrick Druckenmiller, the museum's earth science curator and a marine fossil expert, said in the announcement."Picture the mythical Loch Ness monster and you have a pretty good...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-23/collector-finds-marine-reptile-fossil-m
State
Alaska Science Forum: Red-backed voles climb into science literature

...flying squirrels. Instead, peering back at him were the beady eyes of the mice of the north, red-backed voles. As the curator of mammals at the University of Alaska Museum, Olson knew a bit about northern red-backed voles. He thought back to the...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-07-31/alaska-science-forum-red-backed-vole
Outdoors
Sleuths trace fate of 1st black male slave freed by Lincoln

...son's steps, but finding his gravesite required the help of a curator at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield...that it's nearly a sure thing," said James Cornelius, curator of the Lincoln Collection at the Lincoln Library and Museum...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-19/sleuths-trace-fate-1st-black-male-sla
Not For Web
Ketchikan Museums name new senior curator of collections

The Ketchikan Museums have hired a new senior curator of collections: Andrew Washburn, who will serve as senior curator for both the Tongass Historical Museum and the Totem Heritage Center. The Tongass Historical Museum is a small community facility...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-09-19/ketchikan-museums-name-new-senior-curator
Art

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