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Below you will find resources created by the Alliance as well as links to other organizations’ websites.

We will continue to update this resource list, so please check back regularly. New resources will be indicated with “NEW!

Have a resource to share or interested in sharing how your museum is preparing for COVID-19? Please contact our Content Team.

Alliance Resources

  • Elizabeth Merritt, from the Center for the Future of Museums, shares this downloadable PDF on Using Scenarios to Plan Your Museum COVID Response.
  • The Collections Stewardship Professional Network has developed these “Steps for Collections Professionals to help mitigate risks to collections during this time” (in English and Spanish).
  • The Independent Museum Professionals, Professional Network, provides “13 Tips for Teleworking” (in English and Spanish).
  • The Museum Studies Professional Network has created a guide to “Transitioning to Online Teaching in Museum Studies” (in English and Spanish).

Directory of Other Resources

Communicating about your museum’s response

Find out what other museums are doing

Human Resources related

Inspiration

  • Ford Foundation president, Darren Walker, inspires us to stick together and calls for foundations to help provide operating support for nonprofits.

Leading through challenges

Maintaining financial stability

Museum Studies related

Preparing for business continuity

Promoting social justice

Serving the community

If your museum has personal protective gear that you can donate (for example safety helmets, gloves, eye protection, hazmat suits, high-visibility clothing, safety footwear, safety harnesses, earplugs, ear defenders and respiratory protective equipment (RPE)), check this site for donation locations.

Staying up to date on overall world events

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