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Celebrating Ten Years of Sharing Cultures

2018 marks the tenth anniversary of the Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center – can you believe it? If you haven’t been by in a while, consider taking our tenth year as a good reason to stop in for a visit, either before the summer rush starts or once the days are long and the… Read More

Welcoming New Executive Director Sara Harriger

  The Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center Board of Directors is pleased to announce the hiring of Sara Harriger as the new Executive Director for the Center.  As Executive Director, Harriger is charged with managing and promoting the Center’s facility and overseeing fundraising to build the Center’s cultural endowment. Harriger brings to the position extensive… Read More

Cultural Program Endowment Fund Supports TCC Cultural Programs

  On December 13, 2017, the Morris Thompson Center presented our first-ever contribution from the Morris Thompson Center’s endowment for cultural programs to the President and Executive Board of the Tanana Chiefs Conference. In the months and years to come, we look forward to working closely with our supporters to grow the endowment for cultural programs,… Read More

Now Hiring: Executive Director

The Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center (MTCVC) is seeking applicants for our Executive Director position. If you are interested in being a part of a dynamic partnership with a mission of celebrating Interior Alaska’s people, land and culture, promoting economic development via tourism, and being a community gathering place where diverse cultures come together… Read More

ExxonMobil Makes Gift to Cultural Program Endowment Fund

ExxonMobil has donated $25,000 to the Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center Cultural Program Endowment Fund.  “ExxonMobil is committed to engaging with Alaska Native communities in a manner that is respectful of their cultures and customs,” said Karen Hagedorn, production manager for ExxonMobil Alaska. “We take pride in supporting the cultivation and preservation of Alaska… Read More

Sumitomo Pogo and Kinross Fort Knox bring Capital Campaign to a Close

Thanks to the help of more than a thousand generous donors and dedicated volunteers, the Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center has successfully completed a capital campaign that raised $29.3 million to build the Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center. After nearly two decades of planning, the effort officially came to a close today with… Read More

Personal Tour of Exhibits & "Taste of Alaska"

“Taste of Alaska” Lunch or Dinner: Enjoy homemade food made the traditional Athabascan way. Menu includes moose soup, salmon (baked or smoked), a variety of salads, fry bread, homemade Alaska blueberry jam, smoked salmon, dessert, and drinks. 15 person minimum reservation. $35 per person Personal Tour of Exhibits & Taste of Alaska: Take a guided tour… Read More

ConocoPhillips Makes New Gift to Help Complete Exhibits

ConocoPhillips Alaska presented a $25,000 donation to the Morris Thompson Center in March 2012. This was the oil company’s third gift to the Center, and brings ConocoPhillips’ total donation to $105,000. Jarrot Handy, Vice President of North Slope Operations (center) and Mary Gibbs, Director of Philanthropy (left) presented the gift to Morris Thompson Center’s Board President Charlene Marth (right).… Read More

Wells Fargo Donates $50,000 to Close the Gap

Wells Fargo presented a check for $50,000 today to help complete the final phase of our exhibits. Darren Franz, Wells Fargo Northern Alaska District President, presented the check to MTCVC Board Treasurer Brian Ridley during a Tanana Chiefs Conference board meeting. “Wells Fargo is thrilled to support the Morris Thompson Center in its mission to… Read More

Lettuce and Cabbage and Kale, Oh My!

The Morris Thompson Center has delivered more than 100 pounds of fresh, healthy vegetables to the Fairbanks Community Food Bank so far this summer. Facility Manager Jason Faris doubles as a ‘master gardener’ to care for the Center’s flowers and historic garden. “Since the garden sits next to our historic cabin, all our vegetables are… Read More