Press Releases

Press Releases

Museum Opens Calls for Exhibits

April 26, 2019

Valdez, Alaska, April 26, 2019 – The Valdez Museum & Historical Archive is again accepting exhibit proposals for its annual review. The VMHA exhibit calendar is filled through 2019; proposals are being accepted for 1st quarter 2020 and the 2021-2022 exhibit cycle. Exhibit proposals will be reviewed annually each June by a selection panel of…

Collections Grant awarded to the Valdez Museum

April 26, 2019

Valdez Museum Receives Grant for Collection Management Valdez, Alaska, April 26, 2019 –The Valdez Museum and Historical Archive (VMHA) has recently been awarded a $5,000 grant from Museums Alaska, a statewide association of museums and museum professionals. The money comes from its Collections Management Fund supported by the Rasmuson Foundation. The grant will pay half…

SPRING INTO ART 2019 Thank You!

April 3, 2019

SPRING INTO ART 2019 THANK YOU          Valdez, Alaska, April 3, 2019 – For the past 19 years the Student Art Show has been a great opportunity for the Museum to join with the Valdez City Schools in enriching their arts education experience. This year we resumed our partnership with the Valdez Consortium…

WE DID IT!!

February 21, 2019

Valdez, Alaska, February 21, 2019 – The Valdez City Council has voted to move forward with its support to build a new home for the Valdez Museum. At its February 19, 2019 meeting city council members voted to a approve the draft Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Valdez Museum and Historical Archive (VMHA) and…

Thank You Museum Supporters!

January 24, 2019

Valdez, Alaska, January 24, 2019 – More than a dozen Valdez Museum advocates attended the Valdez City Council meeting on January 15, 2019 in support of a new building for the Museum. At the meeting council members discussed a draft Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Valdez Museum and Historical Archive (VMHA) and the City…