The Alutiiq Museum has hired Christina Thompson as its Events Specialist. Thompson will coordinate and advertise the museum’s events, working in collaboration with staff to host both recurring museum programs and special initiatives. She is currently organizing Alutiiq Culture Fest, a community celebration to be held in conjunction with the museum’s annual meeting on Friday, September 8th. This event will include free fry bread, a headdress pageant, and an exhibit preview. Thompson will also facilitate the museum’s fall lecture series, Thursday evening presentations by local culture bearers and scientists beginning August 24th. The eight-week series is sponsored by the City of Kodiak.
August 21, 2017