The Animas Museum
The Animas Museum is owned and operated by the La Plata County Historical Society,
whose directors and staff have transformed the 1904
Animas City School
building into a charming local history museum.
The Museum offers a variety of exhibits and programs for all ages, and is also home to our research library and photo archives. Sample some of our photo collection
here then visit the museum to see more.
For the latest on activities and events at the
museum, please check here or on our
The mission of the La Plata County Historical Society is to keep La Plata County history and culture alive for present and future generations.
The Animas Museum in Durango, Colorado is seeking an Interim Collections Manager. The successful candidate will have museum collections management and registration experience, be familiar with computer systems and effectively manage paid staff, volunteers and interns. The Collections Manager must have strong communication skills and knowledge of collections preservation techniques. Proven successful grant writing, project management skills and experience with federal grants is desired. The Interim Collections Manager may be considered for the permanent position at the conclusion of the interim period. A full job description may be viewed here. Please submit resume and cover letter to email@example.com by February 28.
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