In Context: Decolonizing Interpretation
Learn about the innovative approaches to decolonizing scholarship, and how the inclusion of Indigenous perspectives strengthens museum education and interpretation.
10 a.m. Grownup Navajo President Jaclyn Roessel shares how the inclusion of Indigenous perspectives strengthens museum education and interpretation via Webex.
11 a.m. Anchorage Museum curator of Alaska history and culture Aaron Leggett discusses the museum’s curatorial methodologies in decolonizing exhibitions and community engagement efforts.
$20, members received 10 percent discount; registration required.
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.
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