Press Releases

Press Releases

Museum Launches Community Outreach Campaign

July 9, 2019

Valdez, Alaska, July 9, 2019 – The Valdez Museum & Historical Archive (VMHA) is working hard to raise public awareness of its efforts to build a new museum facility. VMHA Board members manned a booth at the City of Valdez Annual Fourth of July Celebration to talk with people, answer questions and distribute the new…

Valdez United Way Supports Museum Programs

June 27, 2019

Valdez, Alaska, June 28, 2019– The Education & Public Programs department of the Valdez Museum & Historical Archive (VMHA) has an ongoing commitment to serve the Valdez community by offering enhanced programs at the Museum. Mid-way through 2019 it’s time to look back at what has been accomplished so far. But first, a big thank…

2019 Annual Appeal Now Underway

June 14, 2019

Valdez, Alaska, UPDATED: July 26, 2019 – Response to the Valdez Museum’s annual spring fundraising drive has been overwhelming! It began in late May and we have already reached our $3,000 goal set for this drive. Not only that, we’ve exceeded the goal by $320 and a penny ($3,370.01.) Yes, every penny counts! In the…

Busy Summer Ahead For the Valdez Museum

May 15, 2019

Valdez, Alaska, May 15, 2019 – Visiting hours have expanded at both locations. The main Museum on Egan Drive and the Valdez Museum on Hazelet, also known as the Remembering Old Valdez Exhibit (ROVE), are now open daily from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. This will be an exciting summer with the return of cruise…

Summer Art Exhibit Highlights the Legacy of Local Artists

May 14, 2019

Valdez, Alaska, May 14, 2019 – The Valdez Museum & Historical Archive is pleased to announce its summer exhibition, On Beyond Ziegler: Art & Heritage in Valdez. The community of Valdez has a proud artistic legacy through well-known artists such as Sydney Laurence, Eustace Ziegler, Theodore Lambert and others. Since its inception the VMHA has…