After devoting a number of years to
projects big and small on the 200 year old structure, the Kodiak Baranov Museum
is now turning its focus inward toward the museum's collection of historic
The museum recently received a
$5,000 grant from the Rasmuson Foundation to create an interpretive plan which
museum director Katie Oliver says will be a guide for creating and displaying
exhibits at the museum.
"We've put a lot...stories related to our collections."))
Museum is unique in that the structure itself is historically significant and
played a key role in Kodiak's history. Oliver says they want to ensure that all
the stories are told as best they can be.
2 "Well, because we are...our
building and our collections."
you won't see any immediate changes. They need to plan for things like better
display cabinets for the collections and that takes time and a clear focus as
to where they are going. But the changes will come, and the museum will be
better for it.
"Nothing happens quickly...for the long term."))
Director Katie Oliver.