Press Releases

Press Releases


May 24, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CALLING ALL ARTISTS! Valdez, Alaska, May 24, 2020 – The deadline for submitting a proposal for the Valdez Museum’s temporary exhibition schedule for 2021 and beyond is fast approaching! The Exhibit Proposal deadline has been extended to June 4, 2020 at 5 pm. The Museum has formalized its exhibit proposal procedure by releasing…

Pick.Click. (another chance to) Give!

May 21, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Another Chance to Support the Museum Valdez, Alaska, May 21, 2020 – Pick.Click.Give donors who made a pledge to the Valdez Museum when filing their 2020 Permanent Dividend Fund (PFD) application can now offer more monetary support at this very critical time. The Museum has been closed for more than two months due…

Museum Receives Stimulus Funding

May 12, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Museum Receives Stimulus Funding Valdez, Alaska, May 11, 2020 –The Valdez Museum & Historical Archive (VMHA) has been given a grant award during the first round of funding from the federal government’s COVID-19 economic stimulus package. Patricia Relay, VMHA Executive Director, shared the good news on Friday, May 8, 2020 during the…

Public Notice: End of Appeal Period

May 7, 2020

Valdez, Alaska, May 7, 2020 – In accordance with AS 14.57.210. Acquisition of Title to Undocumented Property, and VMHA Collections Policy, the City of Valdez approved by resolution on March 3, 2020, to remove 100 sets of items from the museum collection. For the Deaccession List click here. As pursuant to state statutes, May 6,…

Valdez Museum Survey

April 24, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE What Do You Want? Valdez Museum Survey Valdez, Alaska, April 24, 2020 –It is the Valdez Museum’s commitment to our membership and community to stay connected in this uncertain time as we wonder how the world is going to evolve after the current COVID-19 global pandemic is over. We intend to keep…