Apply to the Museum Assessment Program

The next MAP application deadline will be February 1, 2025.

“We are a stronger organization after completing the MAP process, and we continue to benefit from more effective communication with museum stakeholders.  …with a fresh sense of purpose, the board of directors has spearheaded efforts to build an acquisitions endowment that will sustainably expand the collection in the future.”

Laura Nice, Director of Special Projects, Janet Turner Print Museum at California State University Chico

Museum Assessment Program (MAP) application process:

  • Confirm your museum is eligible to participate.
  • Review MAP costs, process and schedule and ensure your museum has the time, resources, capacity, and buy-in to undertake an assessment.
  • Choose your Assessment Type and verify that you meet any special additional eligibility requirements.
  • Want to be notified when the next application instructions and details become available? Contact MAP staff at to be added to our notification list.

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