Press Releases

Press Releases

WHITE GOLD is here!

April 9, 2022

Valdez, Alaska, March 30, 2022: The Valdez Museum & Historical Archive is pleased to announce its new temporary exhibit, White Gold: A Tribute to the World Extreme Skiing Championships. The exhibit opened on March 29, 2022 and runs through May 1, 2022 at the Valdez Museum on Egan. It is a must-see for winter recreation…

Spring into Giving Campaign Update

March 14, 2022

Valdez, Alaska, May 16, 2022 – The Museum’s annual spring fundraising drive, Spring into Giving 2022 Annual Appeal, is winding down, and thanks to your generous donations we are less than $300 dollars away from our $4,000 goal. Once a year we ask everyone to open their hearts and pockets to help us continue sharing the culture…

New Literature & Art Program Series

February 14, 2022

Valdez, Alaska, February 14, 2022:In conjunction with the Valdez Museum’s new temporary exhibit, ILLUSTRATING ALASKA: Artists Making Children’s Books, a new series of art and literature offerings are taking place over the next four weeks. The new series features six events that include three art workshops, both online and in-person, and a two-part workshop on…


January 23, 2022

Valdez, Alaska, UPDATED February 23, 2022: The Valdez Museum & Historical Archive (VMHA) Board of Directors has two vacancies due to normal term expiration. Applicants will serve a full three-year term, expiring January 2025, and there is one vacancy for a partial two-year term, expiring January 2024. Board members are appointed by the Valdez City…

New Exhibit Features Alaskan Illustrators

January 19, 2022

Valdez, Alaska, January 20, 2022: A new traveling exhibit at the Valdez Museum & Historical Archive explores the colorful and intriguing process of illustrating children’s books. The exhibit, ILLUSTRATING ALASKA: Artists Making Children’s Books, is curated by Sarah Asper-Smith and it highlights the process of four different Alaskan artists, each with their own perspectives on…