Sarah Harrington, Executive Director
Sarah leads the Kodiak Historical Society and the Baranov Museum. She implements the vision of the Kodiak Historical Society Board of Directors, manages the operation of the Baranov Museum, and directs the care of the 200 year old Russian-American magazin. If you wish to collaborate with the Kodiak Historical Society or have a question about the Baranov Museum, please contact Sarah at (907) 486-5908 or

Alana Blumenthal, Curator of Collections and Exhibits
Alana cares for the physical objects in the Kodiak Historical Society collections, manages their conservation, conducts research into Kodiak history and develops the Baranov Museum exhibits. If you have a question about donating an object, collections care, Kodiak history or our exhibits, please contact Alana at (907) 486-5917 or

Jessica Edelson, Archivist
Jessica cares for all the paper based and digital items in our collections, including slides, negatives, photographs, maps, letters, diaries, unpublished manuscripts, scanned materials, audio recordings and video. She also helps the public access the archives through research, cataloging, digitization and copying.  If you have a question about our archives, wish to donate photographs, documents or other archival material or need help accessing our archives, please contact Jessica at (907) 486-5909 or at

Laurene Madsen, Curator of Education
Laurie manages our educational and public programming, including school tours, our lecture series, monthly arts & crafts workshops, First Friday Art Walk and other events. Please contact Laurie if you would like to schedule a tour, have questions about our educational programming or would like to propose a program at (907) 486-5911 or

Hannahgrace Lucas, Museum Store & Gallery Manager
Hannahgrace manages the Baranov Museum store and oversees the exhibit gallery. She greets visitors, takes admission, answers visitor questions and manages our store merchandise. If you would like to offer your products for sale in the store or have a question about our merchandise, please contact Hannahgrace at (907) 486-5912 or

Shaira Dungca, Gallery Host

Martine, Chenet, Gallery Host