Museum Development Associates
PMB 170, 7 Avenida Vista Grande, #B7
Santa Fe, NM 87508
Best Time to Reach: 
9-5 Mountain Time
Best Way to Reach: 
Phone or e-mail
Statement of Work: 
Museum Development Associates works with small and rural museums; start-up museums; museums of art, archaeology, and history; as well as with economic development groups and humanities agencies. MDA is a group of museum professionals with more than 100 person-years of experience in administration, conservation, exhibit design, graphic design, museum marketing and public relations, museum publications, education and outreach, and training. We can provide up-to-the-minute museum services to help your museum become more professional and more financially stable. We provide: 1. Inventory services and collections-care training 2. Organizational development for start-up museums 3. Creation of preservation plans to protect collections 4. Exhibition development and project management 5. Analysis of governance and financial management 6. Professional development for staff and board through workshops 7. Communication of best practices via list-serv and website 8. Curricula design and educational outreach planning
Client List: 
Espanola Museums, Espanola, NM; Lamy Railroad & History Museum, Lamy, NM; New Mexico Museum of Military History, Rio Rancho, NM; Las Vegas Museum and Rough Rider Collection, Las Vegas, NM; New Mexico State Monuments
Board Development & Governance Issues | Development & Endowment Planning | Fund Raising | Grant Writing | Marketing/Promotion | Membership | Organizational Assessment & Development | Policy Writing & Development | Strategic & Long Range Planning
Collections Management: 
Archival Arrangement & Description | Cataloging | Inventory | Research | Security: Life Safety, Fire Protection | Space Utilization | Storage: Planning
Assessment/Surveying | Conservation Planning || Photographs
Design | Research | Fabrication | Installation | Exhibition Development | Exhibition Evaluation
Education Programming: 
Community Relations | Cultural Tourism | Curriculum Development | Distance Learning | Planning | Program Evaluation
Editing | Graphic Design | Photography | Research | Publishing | Writing