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About Us: The Friends of Sheldon Jackson Museum is dedicated to supporting the Sheldon Jackson Museum and its unique Alaska Native ethnographic collection through advocacy, acquisition, and educational programming. Read more about us.

History: The Sheldon Jackson Museum is described as the "jewel in the crown of Alaska ethnographic collections" The Reverend Dr. Sheldon Jackson founded the museum "to provide and have on hand for study ...the best specimens of the old work of (the) ancestors" Read more about our history.

Events: The Sheldon Jackson Museum invites Artists from throughout Alaska to share their culture, their art, and their stories while they experience their rich history through study of the artifacts housed in the Sheldon Jackson Museum. Read more about this program.

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Sheldon Jackson Museum Winter Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday thru Saturday
Summer Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily

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Summer Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m daily
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Allison Warden (Inupiaq) interdisciplinary artist-in-residence

Sheldon Jackson Museum

August 31st through September 10th  10 a.m.- 12 p.m and 1-4 p.m.

Allison will also be presenting "Ode to the Polar Bear" a 30-minute performance about climate change

September 7th, 2:00 p.m.