Press Releases

Press Releases

Valdez Museum Celebrates 50 year Anniversary of New Valdez

September 13, 2017

Valdez, Alaska, September 12, 2017 – On March 27, 1964, Alaska experienced the largest-ever recorded earthquake in North America. Known as the Good Friday Earthquake, this event caused an underwater landslide that washed away the waterfront area of Valdez and resulted in the loss of 32 lives. As a result of the earthquake, the Valdez…

The Valdez Museum Needs Your Help!

July 28, 2017

The Valdez Museum & Historical Archive needs your help. I want to let our loyal supporters know that the City of Valdez is considering closing the yellow warehouse where the Remembering Old Valdez Exhibit, Archive, Fire History exhibits, and collections storage exist. Over the last few years the City of Valdez has communicated to the…

Valdez Museum Opens Calls for Exhibit Proposals

March 22, 2017

Valdez Museum Opens Calls for Exhibit Proposals The Valdez Museum & Historical Archive has formalized its exhibit proposal procedure, by releasing an Exhibit Proposal form. Exhibit proposals will be reviewed annually each June by a selection panel of museum staff, with a goal to finalize the museum’s exhibition schedule to planning five years in advance…

5 Reasons to Give

November 21, 2016

5 Reasons to Support the Valdez Museum, Drum Roll Please…  Valdez, Alaska, November 16, 2016 – This holiday season the Valdez Museum & Historical Archive will join nonprofit organizations and community foundations around the country to encourage individuals to give local by launching its 2016 Annual Holiday Appeal, 5 Reasons to Support the Valdez Museum….

Master Interpretive Plan Approved

October 31, 2016

For Immediate Release Master Interpretive Plan Approved Valdez, Alaska, October 25, 2016 – On Thursday, October 20th, the Board of Directors of the Valdez Museum and Historical Archive approved the final draft of a Master Interpretive Plan (MIP). The plan was crafted with the assistance of the Portland, Oregon, firm Alchemy of Design, specialists in…