Museum lecture focuses on visual history preservation

Time: 12-1:30 p.m.
Location: University of Alaska Museum of the North
Photo courtesy of Leonard Kamerling
University of Alaska Museum of the North film curator Leonard Kamerling visits with with Alaska composer John Luther Adams, at left, and the late Alaska poet John Haines, center. Kamerling will talk about preserving Alaska’s visual history at the final Museum Discovery Series lecture April 20.

Leonard Kamerling, University of Alaska Museum of the North’s film curator, will present “Worth a Thousand Words: Preserving Alaska’s Visual History” at noon April 20 in the museum auditorium.

Kamerling’s presentation will be the final event in the spring 2017 Museum Discovery Series. The new series features a different curator each month unveiling discoveries based on research in the museum’s collections. The presentations are free and open to the public.

This series is coordinated and sponsored by UAMN. For more information, call 474-7505 or visit the museum’s website at