Press Releases

Press Releases

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…

Virtual Walking Tour of Old Town Launches

July 5, 2016

Virtual Walking Tour of Old Town Launches Valdez, Alaska July 1, 2016 – The Valdez Museum and Historical Archive is excited to announce the launch of our online virtual walking tour of Old Town Valdez. The virtual tour features historic sites marked by the Pioneers of Alaska Igloos #7 and #2. Viewers can access historic…

Museum Planning Begins

July 28, 2015

Museum Planning Begins Valdez, Alaska July 28, 2015 – On Thursday, July 23, the Board of Directors of the Valdez Museum and Historical Archive entered into a contract with the Portland, Oregon firm of Alchemy of Design to assist with the commencement of a Master Interpretive Plan. The Master Interpretive Plan (MIP) is the first…

Farewell to the F/V Perry

May 12, 2015

Farewell to the F/V Perry – For Now Valdez, Alaska, May 11, 2015 — She faced the elements since 1939, but the journey of the Valdez fishing vessel F/V Perry has finally come to an end – at least for now. Although the historic boat that stood in front of the Valdez Museum was dismantled…