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April 1, 2020

Coronavirus Resources for Cultural Organizations

by
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: https://www.asiwny.org/2020/03/13/how-the-wny-arts-and-cultural-sector-can-prepare-for-the-impact-of-the-coronavirus/

New York Council of Non-Profits: https://www.nycon.org/resources/covid-19-resources-for-nonprofits

The Museum Association of New York: https://nysmuseums.org/COVID19resources

American Alliance for Museums: https://www.aam-us.org/2020/03/05/information-for-the-museum-field-on-the-covid-19-coronavirus/

Americans for the Arts: https://www.americansforthearts.org/by-topic/disaster-preparedness/coronavirus-covid-19-resource-and-response-center

Association of Art Museum Directors: https://aamd.org/our-members/from-the-field/museums-and-covid-19

National Endowment for the Arts: https://www.arts.gov/covid-19-resources-for-artists-and-arts-organizations

National Trust for Historic Preservation: https://forum.savingplaces.org/learn/issues/sustainability/disaster-relief/covid-19

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: https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/home
Due to the fluidity of the situation this information is updated frequently so please check the site often. Be safe, be smart, be prepared.