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...he said. "I like everything from abstract to something that attempts to be reality."Juneau-Douglas City Museum Director Jane Lindsay said for her, all of Crondahl's styles reflect an underlying joy in the creation of the work. The...
Memory cast in Stone

...the most interesting items is a brass bottle, museum co-director Gary Gillette said. Renee Hughes, the other museum director and Gillette's wife, said, "Wow, this is a pretty big flask," when they first received the donation, Gillette...
Juneau-Douglas City Museum to be closed for May

...fiscally-responsible CBJ partner by identifying, writing, and receiving a $275,000 grant to help fund this project," said Museum Director Jane Lindsey in a release. "It is exciting that soon we will realize specialized care of our nationally significant...
They're speaking Alutiiq in Anchorage

...of elders and how willing they are to help us out. Without them could only learn so much."According to Alutiiq Museum director Alisha Drabek, the current group isn't the first Alutiiq conversational group in Anchorage. A few predecessors...
Ketchikan museum fishes for fishing photos be able to tell a more well-rounded story of this great tradition of commercial fishing," Tongass Historical Museum Director Lacey Simpson.Simpson said the museum is looking for personal stories, a present day photo, family heirloom...
"Gyre: The Plastic Ocean" opens Feb. 7 at the Anchorage Museum

...has certainly imposed its footprint on this landscape, but we have not ruined it," said Julie Decker, Anchorage Museum director and exhibition curator, in a release. "Plastic is a modern material, so this is a modern and recent problem...
Museum writes book on archaeological dig

...saved objects as they washed out of the site," Steffian said.The book will include hundreds of photos. Former museum director Sven Haakanson and current curator of collections Marnie Leist worked to photograph items from the collection, which...
Scholarship available for Alaska Native students

...first docents at the museum, and one of her dreams was to help young Alaska Natives become curators and directors at museum directors that celebrate Native culture.The release says applicants must be enrolled in a federally recognized Alaska tribe...
City museum's Lindsey elected to American Association for State and Local History council

Juneau-Douglas City Museum Director Jane Lindsey is one of four history professionals who were elected to the governing council of the American Association for State...
"Body Worlds Vital" opens in Anchorage traveling exhibitions in the world, and we're incredibly excited to bring it to Anchorage," said Anchorage Museum Director and CEO James Pepper Henry in a release. Bodies donated to Body Worlds are preserved through a groundbreaking process...


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