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Putting the Puzzle Together

To tell the story of the first ascent of North America’s tallest mountain in our special exhibit Denali Legacy, we decided to use the original journals of the four men who went to the top. Guest Curator Angela Linn was … Continue reading

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The Things They Carried

Accumulating artifacts for an historical exhibit like Denali Legacy might include some obvious similarities with the event itself. For example, the planning, like that of the Denali expedition, began well over a year ago. And there’s always a bit of … Continue reading

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Share the View

It’s been a hundred years since the first ascent of Denali. In that time, thousands of people have tried to reach the summit. If you know what that view looks like and you’re willing to share, send us your photos … Continue reading

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Sharing the Legacy

One of the aspects of my job that I really enjoy, is working on special exhibitions. Finding a topic that has broad appeal and developing a new way to present it to the public. A little over a year ago, … Continue reading

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