...teach other how to be red pandas by living and playing together, said Robin Lentz, Mill Mountain Zoo's animal collection curator and interim director."They'll learn all the red panda things together and provide companionship for each other," Lentz...

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...expense of drilling new wells."A facility like this, I think, is an economic engine for the state," he said.Ken Papp, curator of the center, said individuals as well as companies have access to more than 100,000 boxes of rocks."So it's kind...


...really gives you the chills when you read some of the stuff and see the intimacy and the personal nature of it," said auction curator Martin Nolan, who spent nine months organizing and cataloging the collection.Auction owner Darren Julien estimates the pieces...

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Museum starts collections transfer to new vault

...irreplaceable objects, Alaska State Museum chief curator Addison Field seems pretty calm.Standing...the tunnel, headed by Scott Carrlee, curator of Museum Services; a vault team in the...deputy director of SLAM and former chief curator. "It's not super complicated, there's...


...during World War I and after, when travel to Spain was difficult, said Roger Ward, the museum's deputy director and chief curator.The exhibitions showcase paintings made in the early 1900s and in the 1920s during his often extended trips to Spain. Ward...

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...and lived life since the beginning of the country," said Curator Katherine Ott who focuses on sexuality and gender. "It's...to familiarize a mainstream audience with gay culture, said Curator Dwight Blocker Bowers. It was daring and broke ground in the...

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DNA tests to start on zoo's bison

...breed to be part of the zoo's mission.Bison first came to the zoo in 2000 with Sioux, who is now 15 years old, said zoo curator Kiley Buggeln. The zoo has six other bison ranging from age 6 to 11.Wright said it is a clean slate of what could transpire...

A Celebration of Wildlife Art and artists at KVCC?

...Visitor and Cultural Center's (KVCC) 2012 Wildlife Art Show. A show that has been two years in the making according to guest curator David Wartinbee PhD. "These exhibits don't just happen overnight and this show is truly very exciting and bigger than the...

Alaska 2012: A celebration of wildlife

...specifically for the summer-long display, Gease said. An opening is scheduled for Friday at 6 p.m. at the visitor center. Curator David Wartinbee said he was excited for the display, which was several years in the making. He said residents will likely...

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Reflecting the 49th at 50

...told the Dispatch. The theme of this year's show is "Reflections on Alaska Statehood," or "The 49th at 50." The guest curator for this year's show Barry McWayne of Fairbanks asked Alaskan artists to create something that reflected what they felt about...



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