Press Releases

Press Releases

Museums Advocacy Day 2021

February 24, 2021

Valdez, Alaska, February 25, 2021: For more than a decade Museums Advocacy Day (MAD) has been held in Washington, D.C. and hosted by the American Alliance of Museums (AAM.) It brings together museum professionals from around the country for the purpose of strengthening ties with their Congressional delegations and garnering support for the important work…

New Museum Project: We Heard You

February 4, 2021

Valdez, Alaska, February 5, 2021:A month into 2021 has the Valdez Museum Board and Staff focusing on efforts to build a new museum. Zoom meetings galore yield an exchange of ideas for how to reach our goal: a consolidated facility with all the collections and exhibits housed under one roof. We have a team of…

Local Artists in the Spotlight

January 12, 2021

Valdez, Alaska, January 12, 2021: The Valdez Museum is pleased to announce its first exhibit for the New Year, Art On Your Own, Community Art Show, now on display in the Egan Commons. This exhibit opened on January 8, 2021 and it runs through March 7, 2021. The show features work by local artists who…

Roadhouse Online Auction a Big Success!

December 13, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Valdez Alaska, December 13, 2020: For more than two decades the Museum Board, Staff and Volunteers have come together to present the Roadhouse Dinner & Auction. Our annual event is a community celebration and fundraiser for the Museum, but in this year of COVID-19 that was not possible. So, we brought the…

Calling All Artists to Join the Show!

December 11, 2020

Valdez, Alaska, December 15, 2020: The Valdez Museum is pleased to announce its first exhibit for the New Year!  Art on Your Own is a community wide art show that runs January 8 through March 7, 2021 and will showcase works by local artists in three age categories, 5-10, 11-17 and 18+. The show will…