We are MANY museum professionals working in New York to advance our field and advance in our field.
The new Museum Association of New York - MANY - formed in 2012 from two independent statewide museum service organizations (Museumwise and MANY) to provide a new standard of service to the state’s diverse museum community of nearly 2,000 organizations. Our balance of programmatic strengths fully integrates direct technical service and standards attainment with larger policy issues and trends analysis, publishing, and advocacy. We also host the largest annual gathering of New York museum professionals, the Annual Conference; the Museum Institute at Sagamore, an annual retreat intensive at historic Great Camp Sagamore in the Adirondacks; as well as a variety of other professional development opportunities throughout the year. Many of our activities have gained regional and national recognition for the Association.