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Alaskans to Attend Museums Advocacy Day

February 7, 2020

Valdez, Alaska, February 7, 2020 -In February, Michelle Cullen and Patricia Relay from the Valdez Museum & Historical Archive, and Della Hall and Selena Ortega-Chiolero from Museums Alaska will travel to Washington, D.C., joining more than 300 museum professionals from across the country for Museums Advocacy Day, February 23-25, 2020 hosted by the American Alliance…

PUBLIC NOTICE

January 27, 2020

The Valdez Museum and Historical Association, Inc. (VMHA) has classified 108 item sets as Undocumented Property as defined in AS 14.57.210. An itemized list can be downloaded here. All items are believed to have been in the possession of VMHA for at least 7 years as of January 1, 2020. In accordance with Alaska State…

COUNCIL WORK SESSION YIELDS RESULTS

January 22, 2020

Valdez, Alaska, January 22, 2020 – Members of the Valdez City Council met in a work session on January 16, 2020 to focus on choosing a building site for the new museum facility. It was a round table discussion between the Board and Staff of the Valdez Museum and Historical Archive (VMHA) with roughly 20…

Museum Capital Project Moves Forward

December 6, 2019

Valdez, Alaska, December 6, 2019 – The Valdez Museum continues to move forward with its efforts to build a new museum. This past summer Board and Staff were out in the community to raise public awareness about the Capital Project, answering key questions about why we need a new museum, and taking a survey to…

Museum Cataloging Project Unveils New Treasures

October 22, 2019

Valdez, Alaska, October 22, 2019 – The Valdez Museum on Hazelet with its Remembering Old Valdez Exhibit is closed for the season, but there’s a buzz of activity inside the sprawling warehouse building. Nearly every inch of floor space is covered with artifacts, large and small, hauled down from storage on the mezzanine. They may…