Press Releases

Press Releases

Fish On! Roadhouse Dinner Reunites the Community

October 5, 2022

Valdez, Alaska, October 5, 2022 – On October 1, 2022 the Board and Staff of the Valdez Museum & Historical Archive were proud to once again bring people together for our first in-person Roadhouse Dinner since 2019. That Saturday night the Valdez Civic Center ballrooms bustled with activity and “good vibes” as we gathered to…

VMHA Annual Report 2022

September 27, 2022

Valdez, Alaska, September 27, 2022 – Each year in October members of the Valdez Museum & Historical Archive (VMHA) Staff and Board give an overview of the past year’s progress and accomplishments to our corporate members, the Valdez City Council. During the 2022 VMHA Annual Meeting on October 4, 2022 Council members will be presented…

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…