Museums face a number of new challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Here you will find resources for your museum to cope with these challenges and to thrive during these unprecedented times. The information below is organized into resources regarding Visitors, Staff, and Collections & Museum Maintenance. Information changes rapidly, and this site will update every four months to reflect the best information available.
This post was last updated December 2020
Up-to-date information vital to ensuring the safety of staff and visitors regarding the compliance of your institution with state mandates that affect their operative status.
Making It Count: Professional Standards and Best Practices in Building Museum Internship Programs by Pamela S. Schwartz is a comprehensive overview that can help you decide what best practices to adopt in planning an organized internship program (PDF).
This Museum 2.0 blog post titled “A Shared Ethics for Museum Internships” by CUNY lecturer and former manager of the Guggenheim Internship program Michelle Millar Fisher explores the ethics of unpaid museum internships.