Valdez, Alaska, is a remarkable place with a rich and colorful history and magnificent landscape. Multi-faceted learning experiences, borne out of the region’s compelling stories, the Valdez Museum’s authentic collections and the town’s unique environs, form the basis of the year-round education program.
At the VMHA educators launch, test and evaluate new ideas, collaborate with others, and remain responsive to the audience we serve; one comprised of international visitors, Valdez residents, local and regional students and members of rural communities.
The Museum Education Program:
- Teaches the history, heritage and culture of Valdez, the Copper River Basin and Prince William Sound, AK
- Encourages exploration, observation, immersion, play and innovation
- Fosters sustained growth and understanding, and ultimately life-long learning