Press Releases

Press Releases

Summer Art Exhibit Highlights the Legacy of Local Artists

May 14, 2019

Valdez, Alaska, May 14, 2019 – The Valdez Museum & Historical Archive is pleased to announce its summer exhibition, On Beyond Ziegler: Art & Heritage in Valdez. The community of Valdez has a proud artistic legacy through well-known artists such as Sydney Laurence, Eustace Ziegler, Theodore Lambert and others. Since its inception the VMHA has…

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…


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…