The Morning Interview

‘New-ish’ curator looks forward at Sitka Museum


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Hayley Chambers has been on the job as curator the Sitka Historical Museum for a couple of months. She’s interested in starting a volunteer program for locals. Interim director Chris Todd announces that the Society has won a prestigious award from the American Association for State and Local History for its exhibit on last year’s ANB/ANS Centennial.

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