The Yukon Beringia Interpretive Center and Sheldon Jackson Museum

Museums in the North offer special experiences to those visiting and those living in the North.  For visitors they have the opportunity to share Northern life, history, culture and being.  For locals, museums offer ways to connect even deeper with their home, land, neighbors, forbearers, community, visiting scholars, artists and more.   For this assignment, I…

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Anchorage Museum Journal Post

Anchorage Museum Journal Post: https://www.anchoragemuseum.org/about-us/museum-journal/museum-journal-archive/emma-hildebrand-art-as-a-process-of-connection-and-care/ For this assignment I went to the Anchorage Museum’s website and found a Museum Journal post about Artist Emma Hildebrand and her virtual artists-in-residence during the month of March that is hosted by the Anchorage Museum. The museum’s online journal is where to “Get the latest breaking news, fresh photos…

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Manik (Money) suli sivunniuġutigi (plan a course of action)

Anaqalluataq (Good evening), there are many complications that can occur when having or managing a living collection.  So many of these kinds of complications can be very directly related to collection type specific problems/challenges however, I feel that there are two major challenges that all living collections have and those are: budget/funding stability and contingency…

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Suva (why)

Uvluulluataq (Good Afternoon), I have struggled a bit with this question, I’m not sure if it’s meant to question the technical aspects of why particular museum types collect or the larger philosophical question of why I think museums collect.  So I will try to answer both.   My understanding of why museums collect is that it…

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Royal Saskatchewan Museum, Regina SK Canada

Paġlagivsi (Greetings), the Royal Saskatchewan Museum (RSM), Regina SK Canada has both natural history collections and Cultural collections and features six key exhibits, those being the: CN T. rex gallery, Earth sciences gallery, First Nations gallery, Life sciences gallery, a traveling exhibits space and “Megamunch”, a half-sized robotic Tyrannosaurus rex. This museum being located in…

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