Profession + Practice In Context: Decolonizing Interpretation
- Date: Apr 3, 2019
- Times: 10 a.m. - noon
- Admission: $20, members receive ten percent discount
- Location: Anchorage Museum
Learn about the innovative approaches to decolonizing interpretation and scholarship.
Curator of Alaska History and Culture Aaron Leggett discusses the museum’s curatorial methodologies in decolonizing exhibitions and community engagement efforts. “In Context” is a series of seasonal classes presenting art, science, history or anthropology experts who illuminate themes explored in the museum’s exhibitions and collections. Registration required. Located in the auditorium.
Continuing education (CE) courses at the Anchorage Museum connect attendees to museum resources, local experts, artists and designers, creative sector professionals and scholars passionate about different ways of thinking, seeing and experiencing. Those curious about this time and place in the world, seeking a career in the creative economy, hoping to connect and network with professionals and creative thinkers, or seeking innovative coursework, will find opportunities to engage in imaginative and rigorous learning. Areas of study include Urban Harvest, Northern Perspectives, Profession + Practice and Fieldwork.
About the Certificate Program
The Anchorage Museum offers certificates in Urban Harvest, Northern Perspectives, Fieldwork, Profession + Practice and SEED Ideas. Certificates are awarded after 30 hours of study in a specific study area. Individuals may apply to be a certificate student with a $10 application fee in addition to course tuition. Certificate students meet quarterly with the Education Department outside of course attendance, to review progress and receive mentorship towards personal and professional goals. Call 907-929-9268 to learn more.