2016 Economic Impact Statement

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OUR MISSION

The Juneau-Douglas City Museum fosters among its diverse audiences, an awareness of Juneau’s cultural heritage, values and community memory so we may draw strength and perspective from the past, inspire learning, and find purpose for the future.

ECONOMIC IMPACT

  • $455,000
  • Owned, operated and funded by the City & Borough of Juneau
  • Employees: 3.75 FTE Volunteers: 1 FTE
  • 2016 Grants: Museums Alaska Collections Management Grant, Art Acquisition Grant, Alaska State Grant-In-Aid, Rasmuson Tier 1 Casework Grant, community donations

VOLUNTEER PROGRAM

  • 25 active volunteers donate over 2500 hours a year in front desk services and collections assistance 1 FTE
  • Work training programs include Job-X; Tlingit and Haida YES program, and the MAAST seniors back to work program.
  • Museum Studies Internship program

WHO WE SERVE

VISITORS
  • 17,000 annually
  • 80% summer visitor
STUDENTS
  • 1500 annually
SUPPORT GROUPS
  • The Mendenhall Flying Lions
  • Goldbelt Heritage Institute
  • The Pioneers of Alaska #6
  • Capital City Celebrations
  • The Friends of the JDCM
  • The American Legion

CITY MUSEUM FACTS

  • Curate over 85,000 Juneau history artifacts
  • Host yearly Solo Artist Exhibits & History Exhibits
  • Administer the Juneau History Grant
  • Fall & Winter Sponsors pay admission for all visitors
  • Juneau History on Museum website saw 24,754 visitors
  • Lead Historic walking tours seasonally
  • Housed in a historic building listed on the national register

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