COVID-19 Resources for Museums
Resources from Museum Associations
American Alliance of Museums
The AAM has compiled a comprehensive guide to help museums prepare internally and externally for the broader impacts.
Canadian Museums Association
As the response to COVID-19 is rapidly evolving, the CMA is working to support museums across the country.
International Council of Museums
ICOM has compiled a short list of case studies and best practices in digital outreach.
About Coronavirus: what might we expect?
Coronavirus: The Hammer and the Dance
by Tomas Pueyo, March 19 2020
What the Next 18 Months Can Look Like, if Leaders Buy Us Time
Lessons from the 1918 Spanish Flu Pandemic
CBC Radio: Front Burner, April 8 2020
Laura Spinney, science journalist, talks about what we can learn from this century-old tragedy.
How the Pandemic Will End
by Ed Yong, March 25 2020
The U.S. may end up with the worst Covid-19 outbreak in the industrialized world. This is how it’s going to play out.
Which Cultural Entities Will People Return to After Reopening?
by Colleen Dilenschneider, April 8 2020
Demand isn’t necessarily increasing or decreasing. Instead, it’s being redistributed. Here’s what’s changed.
Visitor attractions industry survey results
Dexibit, April 2020
Ongoing survey results on how venues are responding and comparing action plans to the industry overall.
2020: Not the future we planned for, but here we are
The Data Diaries Podcast, March 31 2020
Elizabeth Merritt, Strategic Foresight & Founding Director, Center for the Future of Museums at the American Alliance of Museums discusses what the future looks like for museums and attractions in the face of COVID-19.
Department of Canadian Heritage
Are your museum’s federally funded activities being cancelled or postponed? Find answers to frequently asked questions and ways to inquire for more information.
Centre for the Future of Museums
By exploring past disruptions in museums’ traditional business models and sharing some of the emerging practices for financial health, TrendsWatch: The Future of Financial Sustainability is intended to provoke honest discussion and swift action designed to help secure museums’ financial futures.