Press Releases

In July, an international team of archaeologists returned to the coast of Kruzov Island in their search for the lost Russian ship, Neva, wrecked in 1813 in one of the worst maritime disasters in Alaskan history. Following up on last year’s discovery of a Russian period survivor’s camp, researchers uncovered ...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kristy Griffin Curator of Collections and Exhibits | The Sitka History Museum (907) 747-6455 or KristyGriffin@SitkaHistory.org The Sitka History Museum Acquires Works by Local Artists [Sitka, Alaska] December 20, 2016 The Sitka History museum has acquired three works from Sitka artists for its permanent collections. The ...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kristy Griffin Curator of Collections and Exhibits | The Sitka History Museum (907) 747-6455 or KristyGriffin@SitkaHistory.org The Sitka History Museum Acquires Works by Local Artists Figure I. Cloak of the Aurora Waist Robe by Teri Rofkar [Sitka, Alaska] January 12, 2016 The Sitka History museum has ...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kristy Griffin Curator of Collections and Exhibits | The Sitka History Museum (907) 747-6455 or KristyGriffin@SitkaHistory.org The Sitka History Museum’s Kicks Off Capital Campaign at New Year’s Eve Gala [Sitka, Alaska] January 6, 2016 The Sitka History Museum announced the start of its capital campaign during ...
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October 14, 2015 The Sitka Historical Society held its annual meeting at the ANB Founders Hall. The evening's program included recent research and archaeological findings of the 1813 wreck of the Russian frigate Neva, plans for the new Sitka History Museum due to be finished in 2017, and the awarding ...
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PRESS RELEASE September 2015 Working closely with the U.S. Forest Service and the Sitka Tribe of Alaska, an international team of researchers funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) has begun to piece together an archaeological and historical narrative of survival in the harsh subarctic winter by crewmembers of the ...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kristy Griffin Curator of Collections and Exhibits | Sitka History Museum (907) 747-6455 or KristyGriffin@SitkaHistory.org Another Man’s Treasure: Sitka History Museum Undertakes Large Collections Audit [Sitka, Alaska] August 15, 2015 The Sitka History Museum will undertake an audit of its collections designed to improve and refine ...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kristy Griffin Curator of Collections and Exhibits | Sitka Historical Society & Museum (907) 747-6455 or KristyGriffin@SitkaHistory.org Sitka Historical Museum Opens New Exhibit The Sitka Photo Shop Studio: Picturing Our Past Exhibition on view at the Sitka Historical Society & Museum May 1, 2015-July 15, 2015 ...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kristy Griffin Curator of Collections and Exhibits | Sitka Historical Society & Museum (907) 747-6455 or KristyGriffin@SitkaHistory.org Sitka Historical Museum Opens New Exhibit Life from the Land: Honoring the Art of Hunting and Conservation Exhibition on view at the Sitka Historical Society & Museum December 13, ...
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