Press Releases

Press Releases


September 23, 2021

Our newest temporary exhibit, True Stories of Chairs, presents chairs from the Museum’s collection and the community, pairing them with the stories of historical people who sat in them. Got a chair with a great story? Share it via Zoom on the Valdez Museum’s Tuesday Nite History Talk titled Chair Talk, on September 28th at…

Visiting Artist at the Valdez Museum

July 28, 2021

Valdez, Alaska, July 28, 2021: Cordova, AK artist Karl Becker, creator of Mountain Treasures: Kennecott, Alaska and Iceberg Lake which is currently on display in the Egan Commons, will present two free programs at the Museum on Tuesday, August 3, 2021.  His first program is a watercolor demonstration Tuesday morning at 11 am, then he…

VMHA Pairs with National Park Service for Summer Programs

July 12, 2021

Valdez, Alaska, July 12, 2021:The Valdez Museum & Historical Archive is pleased to be collaborating with staff from the Wrangell St. Elias National Park & Preserve, headquartered in Copper Center, Alaska. Several programs coordinated by Museum Museum Educator Faith Revell, are being planned for our 2021 summer season at the Valdez Museum. On Friday, July…

2021 Annual Appeal Now Underway

June 21, 2021

Valdez, Alaska, June 21, 2021 – The Valdez Museum & Historical Archive recently launched its 2021 Annual Appeal, when once a year we ask everyone to open their hearts and pockets to help us continue sharing the culture and history of our region with the community and people from around the world. We head into…

History & Nature Come Together

May 25, 2021

Valdez, Alaska May 25, 2021 In partnership with the Valdez Pioneers of Alaska, the Valdez Museum is pleased to announce that Old Town Walking Tours are ready to enjoy. Pioneers of Alaska Igloos #7 and #12 placed the historic markers on white posts at the original townsite and the Valdez Museum created a printed guide,…