Fifty three New York State museums and cultural institutions received federal COVID-19 relief through the Shuttered Venue Operating Grants (SVOG) program of the Small Business Administration, totaling just over $115 million. [Read more…] about 53 NYS Museums Receive $115M in COVID Relief
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The Museum Association of New York (MANY) has announced ten, “Tell Your Story and Make Your Case” regional grant writing workshops across New York State this fall. These workshops are being produced as a program of the Pomeroy Fund for NYS History with support from the New York State Council on the Arts. [Read more…] about MANY Hosting Free Grant Writing Workshops Across NYS
The Museum Association of New York (MANY) has announce the 2021 in-person fall programming schedule for Partnership Forums, Grant Writing Workshops, Museum and Folk Art Forum, and the Museum Institute at Great Camp Sagamore. [Read more…] about Museum Association of New York Fall Programming Announced
New York State has adopted the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) “Interim Public Health Recommendations for Fully Vaccinated People.” NY Forward released an informational document and flowchart concerning guidance changes to align with CDC recommendations, which can be found online. [Read more…] about NYS Museums Re-opening Guidelines
As museums continue to grapple with multiple crises, understanding and assessing the state of the museum field is more important than ever. The Museum Association of New York (MANY) has released a survey to help quantify the ways in which New York State museums changed in 2020.
MANY’s 2019 State of NYS Museums Report issued a year ago provides a valuable point of reference to help measure changes. Responses to this new survey are expected to be used to create a tool for the field for advocacy, fundraising, and benchmarking. [Read more…] about 2020 State of NYS Museums Survey Underway
At the end of 2020, 98 museums from across New York State were selected to participate in “Building Capacity, Creating Sustainability, Growing Accessibility,” an IMLS CARES Act grant project designed to help museums impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic to virtually share their collections that reveal cultural and racial diversity in their communities. [Read more…] about Virtual Museums Meet-Up On Building Capacity
The Pomeroy Fund for NYS History, a partnership between the William G. Pomeroy Foundation and the Museum Association of New York (MANY), have announced a new grant round providing $50,000 to assist 501(c)(3) history-related organizations with capital needs expenses in 2021. [Read more…] about A New Grant Round to Support NYS History Organizations
In the coming weeks, our elected officials at both the state and federal levels will work on legislation that will directly impact our museums. In Albany, legislators are working on budget priorities. In Washington, Congress is shaping the next COVID-19 relief package and gathering support for 2022 appropriations.
We have a small window in which to effect change and I’m asking you to take action today. [Read more…] about Erika Sanger: Take Action Today in Support of NYS Museums
This fall, the Museum Association of New York is presenting virtual programming to keep museum professionals connected to their colleagues and help grow their expertise.
Albany site-specific programming will highlight the city’s history and built environment with virtual tours at Ten Broeck Mansion, the Van Ostrande-Radliff House, the New York State Education Building, Schuyler Mansion State Historic Site, the NYS Museum, and the Erie Canal. [Read more…] about Museum Association of NY Offering 16 Virtual Programs
The Museum Association of New York (MANY) has announced they are seeking nominations for a three-year term on its Board of Directors, beginning in April of 2021 and ending in April of 2024. [Read more…] about NY Museum Association Board Nominations Sought