New internship seeks to get Native students involved in museums, preservation work

...just joined with the University of Alaska Southeast in an internship program to encourage more Native archivists and museum curators. SHI archivist said that more Natives are needed in these fields that are devoted to the preservation of their cultures...
Weaving a new Native narrative in museums, and not the Native communities," Portland Art Museum Curator of Native American Art Deana Dartt said. Dartt is hoping to...ancestral knowledge." Dartt joined the Portland Art Museum as its curator of Native American Art two and a half years ago and has been...
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...Center in Haines. He returned to Juneau in 2007 to work as the Curator of Collections & Exhibits for the Juneau-Douglas City Museum...
Current and upcoming exhibitions at the Anchorage Museum

...Humorous and dark films are equally welcome. Deadline is Sept. 1. Entries must be 5 minutes or less. Entries selected by the curator will be on view for the duration of the exhibition. Winning filmmakers receive a $200 stipend. "Cabin Fever" is part of...
A short distance with many steps

...irreplaceable objects, Alaska State Museum chief curator Addison Field seems pretty calm.Standing...the tunnel, headed by Scott Carrlee, curator of Museum Services; a vault team in the...deputy director of SLAM and former chief curator. "It's not super complicated, there's...
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...
A scaly art finds its instructor

...arts once more."Fish skin sewing is a traditional art form in danger of being forgotten," said Sheldon Jackson museum curator Jackie Fernandez in a workshop here. "For a long time it was lost."Armstrong looked in museums for inspiration, teaching...
Airborne umiak sails over museum

...entrance.According to Steve Henrikson, curator of Collections, the umiak is one of the...old frame," he said.Scott Carrlee, curator of Museum Services, said the umiak space for this reason, said chief curator Addison Field."The minute you take...
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Aunt Claudia's Dolls museum

...Airlines Grumman Goose. Mary Ellen Frank's doll making studio, located with the museum, and local artist Jenna Gonzales Smith's botanical figures and embroideries will also be on view. Frank, collection curator, will host the event.
Jackie Fernandez named Sheldon Jackson Museum's Curator of Collections

The Sheldon Jackson Museum in Sitka has a new Curator of Collections: Jackie Fernandez, currently curator of the Sitka Historical Society Museum. Fernandez will assume the curator position at the Sheldon Jackson Museum on March 1. In...


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