The State Museum, State Library and State Archives are temporarily Closed.
April 1, 2020

Coronavirus Resources for Cultural Organizations

Office of State History

Museums across New York State are closing and delaying events in response to Covid-19. Organizations at the state and national level have been compiling lists of resources for museums and cultural organizations.

Arts Service Initiative of Western New York:

New York Council of Non-Profits:

The Museum Association of New York:

American Alliance for Museums:

Americans for the Arts:

Association of Art Museum Directors:

National Endowment for the Arts:

National Trust for Historic Preservation:

We know that all of New York's historical community is struggling to deal with this deadly pandemic. Please be safe and follow the guidelines related to COVID-19 posted by the New York State Department of Health here:
Due to the fluidity of the situation this information is updated frequently so please check the site often. Be safe, be smart, be prepared.