Context: NAGPRA & Museums
10 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Feb. 21Cultural Consultation Room
10 a.m. Learn about the Native American Graves and Repatriation Act of 1990 (NAGPRA) and its impact in the field of museum studies from Alaska Native artist and currently the curator of Native American Anthropology for the Burke Museum in Seattle, Washington, Sven Haakanson Jr., PhD. Information about the establishment of National Museum of the American Indian will be included.
11 a.m. Tour the exhibition Collection: Sex, Death and Expectation with artist Alanna DeRocchi
The Anchorage Museum Context series are seasonal classes featuring art, science, history or anthropology experts who illuminate themes explored in the museum’s exhibitions and collections.
$20, members receive a 10 percent discount; preregistration recommended.