The American Alliance of Museums is set to host Museums Advocacy Day on February 24-25, 2020 in Washington, DC. Museums Advocacy Day is an opportunity to join with fellow museum professionals and supporters to make the case for museums. The Museum Association of New York (MANY) is set to lead a New York delegation. [Read more…] about NYS Museum Advocates Headed to DC
The Museum Association of New York (MANY) has announced a Call for Proposals for their 2020 Annual Conference: The Power of Partnership, set for March 29th through 31st in Albany. [Read more…] about 2020 NYS Museums Conference Call for Proposals
The Museum Association of New York (MANY) has announced the 2019 fall programming schedule for regional meet-ups and workshops.
These programs offer museum professionals, trustees, and volunteers the opportunity to meet and connect with museum professionals and MANY staff to discuss the latest in museum advocacy, programming, and more. Students from undergraduate and graduate programs in museum studies and public history are also welcome to attend. [Read more…] about Regional Museum Meet-Ups and Workshops This Fall
Museum Associaion of New York (MANY) staff, members of their Board of Directors’ Advocacy Committee and MANY’s government relations consultant Sheila Healy will lead a conference call July 18th to discuss museum advocacy efforts and recent legislation.
Recently passed New York State legislation is expected to impact museums’ relationships with their communities and their financial sustainability. The call will also address the museum community’s efforts to increase in funding to the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) in 2020. [Read more…] about Museums Advocacy Call Thurs, Registration Deadline Today
The Museum Association of New York (MANY) has announced their 2019 Awards of Merit that will be presented to twelve individuals, museums, exhibitions, and programs from across New York State.
The Awards of Merit were judged for programs conducted in 2018 and will be presented as part of the Museum Association of New York’s 2019 conference “Access and Identity” at the Otesaga Resort Hotel in Cooperstown, on Monday, April 8, 2019 at 8 am. [Read more…] about Museum Association of NY Announces Awards of Merit
I am writing from American Alliance of Museums’ Museum Advocacy Day where 300 museum professionals will be speaking up for museums on Capitol Hill, in Washington D.C. — 26 are from 18 of New York’s Congressional Districts comprising the largest delegation represented.
New York State Congressional Representatives are critically important to federal funding for museums. The new Chair of the House Appropriations Committee is Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY17). Senator Gillibrand (D-NY) is the author of the Institute of Museum and Library Services re-appropriation letter in the U.S. Senate. Congressman Paul Tonko (D-NY20) is one of the bill sponsors in the House. [Read more…] about Erika Sanger: MEA Update, Museums Advocacy March 11-12
The Museum Association of New York (MANY) has officially opened registration for their 2019 Annual Conference “Access and Identity.”
The MANY Annual Conference is the largest gathering for both established and emerging museum professionals in New York State. This year’s conference will bring more presenters and sessions than ever before and will cover topics on fundraising, education, collections, and discussions on diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion. [Read more…] about Annual NY Museums Conference Registration Now Open
The Museum Association of New York (MANY) annual conference has been set for April 7-9, 2019 in Cooperstown, NY. Coordinators have announced a call for proposals, following the theme Acess & Identity.
Presentations by individuals from institutions of all sizes, all stages of their careers, and from all disciplines are welcome to submit a proposal. Share how your museum is changing, or has changed, the ways in which it approaches issues of access and identity to support your mission, in 10 PowerPoint slides in 10 minutes. [Read more…] about NYS Museums Conference Call for Proposals
Monday I attended two meetings where state support for museums in New York was discussed. The first was a strategic planning workshop for the New York State Council on the Arts and the second was the Cultural Education Committee meeting of NYSED’s Board of Regents. [Read more…] about Support for NYS Museums: Speaking Out
Each fall, the Museum Association of New York (MANY) offers a series of informal meet-ups for museum professionals in each of New York State’s 10 REDC regions. This year, MANY is adding six professional development opportunities to their schedule: four Re-Visioning Change workshops, following the theme of MANY’s 2018 Annual Conference; the relaunch of The Museum Institute at Great Camp Sagamore; and Risk Management for Collections, a program offered by the Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands and the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. [Read more…] about Museum Association of NY Announces Fall Programming