Museum Planning

The Museum Association of New York strives to be the central resource providing New York's museum community with the most current and innovative ideas and practices for successful operations and program development. We work to keep you informed about what is happening in the field and to make information readily and easily available.

Here you can find resource files we have developed based on your requests and through years of service to New York museums.

Quick Links

Resources for starting a museum or historic organization.

Succession Planning

Sustaining a Museum

You can also download sample forms and other documents on our publications page, request volumes from our extensive lending library or join our online forum to engage with your colleagues throughout the state.

Don’t see what you’re looking for? Contact us with specific requests or to share related resources.