Do you love rusty tin cans, looking at historic photographs, reading diaries from the turn of the century? Become a volunteer and become familiar with the large and small treasures that are housed within the Valdez Museum. Come talk with us about what interests YOU at the museum.
Adopt an Artifact
Learn about the conservation care for the large artifacts and be responsible for the inspection, care and preservation of the larger artifacts.
Love Old Photographs?
Help digitize hundreds of wonderful historic photos.
Work with the archives and small artifacts and learn to clean and store the artifacts. Learn to build archival storage boxes for items, help to access condition of artifacts, learn to properly clean and preserve artifacts.
Be a Part of the Exhibit Team
Serve on permanent exhibit development committee. Work with board and community members in updating the Oil Spill, Gold Rush and Old Town exhibits during 2011.
Learn How to Acquisition New Arrivals
Learn the collection software database and help with entering in the new arrivals into the database.
There always seems to be small projects that need a jack of all trades type of person.
Learn how to hang a temporary exhibit and help develop satellite exhibits around the community.
Be a History Detective
We have a multitude topics that need genealogical, historical and good old fashion detective work to gather information.
Love to Put on Events?
Planning events and developing fun and interesting programming is a big part of the museum duties. Help with the temporary exhibits, special exhibits and kick off events, book signings, evening programs and membership gatherings.