Assistant Curator

Company Name: 

Anchorage Museum


625 C Street
Anchorage, AK 99501

Contact Name: 

Virginia Griffith




Job Description: 

The Anchorage Museum sits on the traditional homeland of the Eklutna Dena’ina. The museum is committed to recognizing and honoring the land, culture and language of the Dena’ina people. We recognize and respect the continuing connection, by Alaska Native people and all Indigenous people, to the land, waters and communities.

Our Mission

To be a museum for people, place, planet, and potential, in service of a sustainable and equitable North, with creativity and imagination for what is possible.

Our Vision

A place of ideas and transformation, narratives and perspectives, resilient and relevant communities, responsive to a rapidly changing world toward a better future for all.

Assistant Curator - Job Details

Join a team that focuses on people and place and work on research and coordination of programs, planning, and exhibitions at the Anchorage Museum. This role will work directly with artists culture bearers, community groups and leaders, and a wide variety of other stakeholders on a day-to-day basis. This Assistant Curator must be a strong writer and editor. Between supporting all aspects of the curatorial department and exhibitions, other areas of focus for the Assistant Curator will include grantwriting and working to guide and implement programs that engage, strengthen, and inspire the community, both locally and globally.

This is a regular full-time benefit and salaried position, meaning approximately 40 hours per week, paying $50-$55,000 per year DOE.