Welcome to Alaska, President Obama! We wish you were here. Sure, we're happy to send a reporter and photographer to welcome you to Anchorage, but we think you'd be much happier here in Juneau.
"Reporters" Madeline McCowan, left, and Rachel Wood, both 9, work on their stories as Marjorie Hamburger, of the Juneau-Douglas City Museum, helps other students make photographs for the Juneau Explorers newspaper on Thursday. The museum partnered with the Juneau Empire to teach the students, ages 6 to 9, on what it takes to put together a newspaper.
"Newspapers" is the theme of this summer's Juneau Explorer week at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum, happening Aug. 10 through 14, from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm each day.
The following exhibits are currently on view at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum.
A new oral history project at the Juneau Public Library is inviting people of all ages to share stories around the theme of Alaska Native educational experiences.
The Juneau-Douglas City Museum will host a series of free, child-friendly historic downtown walking tours focusing on the stories of people who have made an impact on the Juneau community.
With the receipt of a 2015 Alaska State Museum grant-in-aid award, the Juneau-Douglas City Museum has completed purchase of a new museum case and installation of a permanent exhibit called Juneau's Changing Shoreline. This new exhibit discusses the physical transformation of the coastline as human need and interest changed this region from a seasonal fish camp site to a mining town and then to the seat of state government, in the process adding acres of build-able flat land to the downtown footprint.
The Juneau-Douglas City Museum will host a series of free, child-friendly historic downtown walking tours focusing on the stories of people who have made an...
CCW staff report This year's edition of Tidal Echoes, the University of Alaska Southeast's literary and art journal, will be celebrated with a release party at 7 p.m. Friday, April 24, at the Egan Lecture Hall.
The Juneau-Douglas City Museum is reviving its afternoon walking tours for locals and visitors interested in learning more about the history of downtown Juneau. Tours take place at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, starting at the city museum.
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