The Baranov Museum is proud of its 2017 History Speaks lecture series. The spring lecture series has featured local presenters speaking on a variety of subjects chosen for the relevance to our mission. All lectures are held in the Baranov Museum’s main exhibit room at 7:00PM, the first & third Wednesdays, until May 24th, free of charge and open to the public.


2017 History Speaks Lecture Dates and Titles: 

Wednesday, March 1st – Jim Dillard 
Russian Woodenware

Wednesday, March 15th – Toby Sullivan
The Saga of Captain Michael Healy

Thursday, March 30th – Senator Gary Stevens
Alaska Purchase – The Treaty of Cession

Wednesday, April 12th – Alana Blumenthal Curator, Baranov Museum
Caring for your Keepsakes: An introduction to at-home preservation

Wednesday, April 26th – Stacey Studebaker, Botanist, Educator, Author
Determining the Floral Diversity of the Kodiak Archipelago

Wednesday, May 10th – Deborah Carver, Researher & Kodiak Historical Society President
Benjamin Woche – Kaguyak Storekeeper

Wednesday, May 24th – Marian Johnson: Former Baranov Museum Executive Director
Happy Golden Anniversary – The Story of the Baranov Museum