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 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…

Building Committee Meets With Architect Teams

December 19, 2020

Valdez, Alaska, December 19, 2020: The Museum Building Committee and representatives from Wolf Architecture and Hennebery Eddy Architects met on December 11, 2020 to work on flushing out possible design scenarios for the new museum facility. stated Project Goals are: Gathering Expansion Consolidation The architects’ focus is on the project location—site of the current Main…

History, Art and Architecture Converge

November 5, 2020

Valdez, Alaska, October 22, 2020:The Valdez Museum Egan Commons was a hub of activity on October 20 – 21, 2020. That’s when the design team of Wolf Architecture and Hennebery Eddy Architects came to town for an official kick-off the New Museum Project, a partnership between the City of Valdez and Valdez Museum & Historical…

Another Step Forward

October 14, 2020

Recently our dream of a new consolidated 20,000 square foot Museum & Historical Archive came a little closer to reality. On October 6, 2020 the Valdez City Council approved the architectural services contract with Wolf Architecture, Inc., in partnership with Hennebery Eddy Architects, Inc. to provide public process and stakeholder engagement services; fundraising support services;…