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Tag: Juneau-Douglas City Museum

Goodbye, Hello

It has been really difficult for me to sum up my experience in Juneau and at the city museum, perhaps with the exception of the word ‘magical’. However, I find that I am not too reluctant to leave because I have this overwhelming feeling that I am only saying, “See you later”. What makes this transition is that I will…

Alter the Ending

Once upon a time, an intern came to Juneau, Alaska to work at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum. The intern had such a great time that she decided to stay. Forever. Okay, maybe not forever. However, I did just tell a true story. The museum actually has a history of retaining its interns! Jodi, the current Curator of Collections & Exhibits was the…

These Streets were Made for Walkin’

Hello There! I hope everyone is having a great week so far. I certainly am! I’m still enjoying my time in Juneau, especially with the weather being more than cooperative recently. The lack of rain has allowed me to wander more of the streets during my lunch breaks. What I really enjoy about working in the downtown area of Juneau…

We’re Outnumbered!

By the volunteers, I mean. Since the Juneau-Douglas City Museum is small in size, we are a staff of four employees, one intern (that’s me!), and several volunteers that take on different shifts throughout the week. While we do have volunteers that work downstairs in collections, most of our volunteers give their time upstairs at the front desk. Those volunteers…