Project Updates

Project Updates

This page is where you will find updated information on the progress of our Capital Campaign. That includes Building Committee meeting reports, materials developed for our Community Outreach plan and notifications on pertinent Valdez City Council meetings that directly relate to our efforts to build a new museum facility. If you want more information feel free to give us a call at 907-835-2764 or send an email to

New Museum Project Outreach

June 25, 2021

The architectural team of Wolf/Hennebery-Eddy has completed conceptual designs for our proposed new museum facility and the project budget has been determined. This allow us to extend our public outreach and ramp up fundraising efforts. The designs, now on display in the Valdez Museum on Egan, are part of our mission to educate the community…

New Museum Designs on Display

April 12, 2021

Valdez, Alaska, April 12, 2021: A Design Review Open House held on March 17, 2021 was well received, when more than 20 visitors came in to view a series of conceptual designs crafted by the architectural team of Wolf/Hennebery Eddy. Wolf Project Manager Chris Whitington-Evans was on hand to chat with folks, plus answer their…

Building Committee Design Review

March 8, 2021

Valdez, Alaska, March 8, 2021:At its meeting on February 19, 2021 VMHA Building Committee members met with the project architects to address stakeholder feedback on conceptual design elements for the new museum facility. They considered design revisions and discussed preferences such as color and materials for the outside cladding and window treatments; plus, delineation of…

New Museum Project Update: We Heard You

February 4, 2021

VMHA Building Committee Meeting     2/3/21 When the team of Wolf Architecture/Hennebery Eddy Architects presented conceptual designs for the new museum to the VMHA Building Committee and museum staff on Jan. 15, 2021, concerns were raised about the fate of the Old Town Model. The Valdez Online Bulletin Board Facebook post of that presentation elicited many comments…


January 19, 2021

VMHA Building Committee Meeting: New Museum Update     1/15/21 Attendees: VMHA Staff: Patty Relay, Faith Revell, Andrew Goldstein, Marcia Lynn VMHA Board (Building Committee): Rich Dunkin, Martha Barberio, Anna Bateman, Jim Shirrell, Gary Minish City of Valdez: Nate Duval Hennebery Eddy Architects: Tim Eddy, Andrew Smith, Jason Smith, Cara Wessel. Wolf Architects: Chris Whittington-Evans, Gary Wolf…