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.

Sheldon Jackson Museum

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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

The Friends' Gift Shop is open by appointment only.


Be sure to visit the Sheldon Jackson Museum website to find more information such as:

Friends of Sheldon Jackson Museum Annual Meeting & Opening Reception

Annual Meeting Flyer

2016 Call for Applications Flyer

For information on the Alaska Native Artist Residency Program, click here.

For an application to the Alaska Native Artist Residency Program, click here.