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Amanda Stevens

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Amanda Stevens Note: This is one in a series of spotlights on MOI staff members who have been named a “Keefer Fellow,” a monthly program aimed at recognizing staffers for their contributions to the museum and the community. Q: Explain what you do at the museum in 20 words or less. Amanda: As Visitor and […]

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Ashlee Perrenoud

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Ashlee Perrenoud Note: This is one in a series of spotlights on MOI staff members who have been named a “Keefer Fellow,” a monthly program aimed at recognizing staffers for their contributions to the museum and the community. Q: Explain what you do at the museum in 20 words or less. Ashlee: As Director of […]

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Adrien Davidson

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Note: This is the first in a series of spotlights on MOI staff members who have been named a “Keefer Fellow,” a new monthly program aimed at recognizing staffers for their contributions to the museum and the community.

Idaho-ology

What’s in the box

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What’s in the box by Deborah Chessey, MOI Director of Marketing The space phone arrived in my office in a standard shipping box. The return address was from NASA, and it was addressed to me. I knew exactly what it was: a satellite phone being sent to the museum ahead of Dr. James Green, NASA’s […]

Idaho-ology

Our cursed artifacts

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Our cursed artifacts by Deborah Chessey, MOI Director of Marketing The story of how the Museum of Idaho came to possess allegedly cursed Egyptian artifacts needs to be prefaced with a bit of history. In November 1922, two men broke through the wall of an unknown tomb in the Egyptian desert. One man peered in. […]