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Alaska Division of Libraries, Archives and Museums
Bylaws (Revised 2012)
Ethel Montgomery Scholarship
If you're an Alaska Native student pursuing museum studies, consider applying for the Ethel Montgomery Scholarship, for $2,000 towards your studies.
Who are the Friends?
The mission of the Friends of the Alaska State Libraries, Archives and Museums (FLA&M) is
to enhance and support the effectiveness of the Alaska State Libraries, Archives and Museums in their
task of collecting, preserving, and interpreting Alaska's rich and diverse
cultural heritage for present and future generations.
For over 25 years, the Friends have diligently supported
the Alaska State Museum by:
Sponsoring cultural and educational programs and events;
Recruiting and managing volunteer support for museum
functions and staff;
Producing publications, catalogs, exclusive museum
products, educational information kits, videos, and films relating to
special exhibits and themes of the permanent collection;
Hosting receptions for exhibit openings and other events;
Purchasing artifacts and artwork for the museumís
Providing educational interpretation to the public by
effective management of the Museum Store; and
Responding with assistance to special projects as requested by the
Benefits of being a Friend member include free admission
for the member and a guest to the Alaska State Museum in Juneau (see * note below) and the
Sheldon Jackson Museum in Sitka, a discount at both museum stores, a Friends
newsletter, educational opportunities and invitations to exhibition
openings and other special events.
Become a Member or Volunteer