Reopening Resources

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On this page you'll find a variety of resources, recommendations, and guidelines for your adaptation and use as you and your institution work to safely and successfully reopen in our new world impacted by COVID-19.

Recognizing that each museum has their own unique situation, please adapt these guides and workflow recommendations to fit your needs. The below resources should be considered as an aid to your internal discussions on how to safely approach your work both during the planning process and once your doors are opened again.

 

GENERAL REOPENING GUIDANCE + COVID-19 RESOURCES

 

COVID-19 SAMPLE REOPENING PLANS

 

FINANCIAL SUSTAINABILITY RESOURCES

 

THE NEW VISITOR EXPERIENCE + MEETING VISITOR NEEDS

 

SOCIAL MEDIA + DIGITAL ENGAGEMENT RESOURCES

What #'s are trending online?

 #MuseumFromHome • #MuseumMomentofZen • #MuseSocial • #MuseumSurvivalKit • #MuseTech

• #MuseumEd • #ITweetMuseums • #MuseumsAreNotNeutral • #MuseumsUnlocked

• #CovidArtMuseum • #CuratorBattle • #DrinkingAboutMuseums

Industry Twitter accounts to follow:

@futureofmuseums • @MusEdRoundtable • @MuseumWorkers • @AMTransparency • @MuseumsandRace

• ​@MuseumCN • @AAMers • @MuseumsAssoc • @US_IMLS • @awefund2020 • @cdilly

 

MEMBERS + SUBSCRIBERS

 

STAFF SAFETY + WORKING-AT-HOME GUIDANCE

 

VIRTUAL INTERNSHIP PROGRAMS

 

COLLECTIONS + EXHIBITION CARE RESOURCES

 

HOW TO COLLECT + DOCUMENT COVID-19 STORIES

 

WMA's COVID-19 RESOURCES

Here you'll find our latest selection of COVID-19 related blog posts filled with helpful information and additional resources for your professional and personal use. For more articles, visit the WestMuse Blog.​

 

 

Do you have reopening guidance and resources you'd like to add?

Please share with us at communications@westmuse.org.

These resources are subject to change and will be updated as new information becomes available.

We're all in this together. #StayHealthy #StaySafe #TogetherButSafelyApart

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