Press Releases

Press Releases

Gold Rush Days at the Museum

July 26, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: Executive Director Patricia Relay                                                 Tel. 907-835-2764 Email: Date: 7/26/2018  Gold Rush Days at the Valdez Museum!  Valdez, Alaska, July 26, 2018 –According to its website, “The Valdez Gold Rush Days are an annual celebration honoring the past, present and future of Valdez.”  The Valdez Museum, which shares similar goals, is…


June 20, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   History Comes Alive With Storytelling Valdez, Alaska, June 21, 2018 – “Museums, like the Valdez Museum represent the emotional and factual history of our community.” These are the words of Gary Minish, President of the Board of Directors for the Valdez Museum and Historical Archive, which is in the midst of…

Welcome Katie MacKenzie – 2018 Summer Intern

May 24, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MUSEUM INTERNSHIP 2018 Valdez, Alaska May 24, 2018 – The Valdez Museum is proud to welcome its summer collections care intern, Katie MacKenzie, who will perform cataloguing and collection management for objects in the museum’s collection. In 2007, the Valdez Museum completed Revitalization, a project including the installation of a climate-controlled storage…

Valdez Museum Kicks Off Summer Season!

May 16, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Summer Season Begins at the Valdez Museum Valdez, Alaska, May 15, 2018 – Museum visiting hours have expanded at the main Museum in the heart of downtown Valdez on Egan Drive and at the Valdez Museum on Hazelet. Both are now open from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. seven days a…

Welcome News! Marcia Lynn Joins the Museum Team

May 10, 2018

The Valdez Museum is proud to annouce and welcome Marcia Lynn to the team as our new Administrative Marketing Coordinator. She brings 27 years of public broadcasting experience to her job at the Museum after being a news host and reporter for NPR affiliated stations in Kodiak, Barrow, Bethel, Homer and most recently KCHU in Valdez….