Valdez Museum Returns to Winter Hours

September 13, 2022

Valdez, Alaska, September 13, 2022 – Shorter days and colder nights usher in the fall season, while the Board and Staff of the Valdez Museum & Historical Archive take a long breath after our busy summer season which saw both museum locations open daily to welcome in visitors from around the world. Winter hours are…

VMHA Welcomes New Curator of Collections

September 12, 2022

Valdez, Alaska, September 12, 2022 – Last month Andrew Goldstein, long-time Curator of Collections & Exhibitions for the Valdez Museum & Historical Archive, moved on to become Curator at the University of New Hampshire Museum of Art in Durham, NH. Andrew’s work has been much appreciated during his 16-year tenure at the Valdez Museum, and…

Fish On! Roadhouse

September 11, 2022

Valdez Museum Annual Fundraiser Returns — “Friends don’t let friends’ fish without a derby ticket.” This year we are celebrating over 70 years of fish derbies in Valdez with the theme, Fish On! Roadhouse. While different people and groups have been credited with starting the derby, we are honoring the Valdez Fish Derbies for all…

Summer Art Exhibit Extended

July 13, 2022

Valdez, Alaska, July 13, 2022: Visitors to the Valdez Museum on Egan Drive can enjoy our popular summer art offering into the fall! SACRED WATERS: Art by Kevin Crowley, will remain on display in the Egan Commons through October 9, 2022. Previously, in 2020 Crowley presented an online exhibit, RAPTORA BOREALIS, Alaska’s Birds of Prey….

Summer’s in Full Swing at the Valdez Museum

June 21, 2022

Valdez, Alaska, June 21, 2022: Summer Solstice is being celebrated now, and the Valdez Museum is a very busy place! With the return of cruise ships to Valdez we are experiencing the largest number of visitors seen at the Museum since the pre-COVID summer of 2019. When the Viking Cruise ship was in port on…