Press Releases

Press Releases

Valdez Museum Reopened to Visitors on July 1st!

July 17, 2020

Valdez, Alaska, July 1, 2020 – The Valdez Museum & Historical Archive on Egan Drive in downtown Valdez reopened on July 1st, under new health guidelines that ensure a safe environment for visitors, volunteers and staff. The Museum’s doors have been closed to the public since mid-March due to health concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic….

Grants Sustain Museum Operations

July 5, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Valdez, Alaska, July 3, 2020 – The Valdez Museum & Historical Archive reopened to the public on July 1, 2020 after a nearly four month closure over health concerns related to the COVID-19 global pandemic. During that time museum staff continued working and adapting to develop online program offerings and stay connected with…

AK CARES Grant Preserves Museum Jobs

July 2, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Valdez, Alaska, July 3, 2020 – The Valdez Museum has received the full funding of $100,000 from the AK CARES Grant Program, a partnership between Credit Union 1 and several state agencies, to offer financial help for small Alaskan businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The application period opened June 1, 2020 and…


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…