Museum-Library Pass Program

Feb 03, 2014
Survey Results Many public libraries now offer their patrons free or reduced admissions to local cultural centers such as museums. Museums and heritage organizations sell or donate admission passes to libraries, and the libraries loan the passes out to the public.

Governor's Executive Budget Status Quo for NYSCA boost for EPF/ZBGA

Jan 29, 2014
NYSCA’s funding for local assistance stays at last year’s level, $35,635,000, in Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposed 2014-15 budget. In his State of the State speech, the Governor mentioned the Path Through History II and a Tourism Summit II. The Executive Budget includes no separate funding for these initiatives.

Governor Cuomo Signs Nonprofit Revitalization Act

Dec 23, 2013
On December 18, 2013 Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the Nonprofit Revitalization Act into law. Designed to comprehensively update the New York Not-for-Profit Corporation Law and enhance nonprofit governance and oversight; the Act may result in many non-profits needing to adjust (and adopt new) governance documents for their organization to ensure compliance. MANY will continue to drill down what this means for New York's museums and heritage organizations.

2013 REDC Awards

Dec 13, 2013
On Wednesday Governor Cuomo Announced $715.9 Million in Economic Development Funding Through Third Round of Regional Economic Development Council Awards

Articulating Value - Year-end Giving Campaigns

Dec 11, 2013
'Tis the season for Year-end Giving Campaigns - Like many of you the Museum Association of New York's Annual Appeal is in full swing. Each campaign seeks to inspire, empower, (perhaps implore) our members, friends and stakeholders to demonstrate their support for the work that we do in serving our missions.

Articulating Value - The Educational Value of Field Trips

Dec 03, 2013
Continuing on our theme of articulating value, I wanted to share this article from EducationNext which reports upon a first of its kind study of how field trips to art museums affect students. Educational Value of Field Trips was originally posted on September 16, 2013 on EducationNext website http://educationnext.org/the-educational-value-of-field-trips.

Revisiting the need to articulate our relevance

Nov 14, 2013
If you've yet to take a look at Reach Advisor's Museum Audience Insight blog today, I recomend that you do so! Their recent post,  Museum Bashing and a Shift in Philanthropic Priorities, Part I calls our attention to the need for museums to measure and articulate our impact.

More Fun, More Learning

Oct 24, 2013
Museum and Library colleagues are invited to take part in one of three workshops developed by the Museum Association of New York and the New York Library Association.

Regional Meet-Ups - We're Hitting the Road!

Oct 23, 2013
MANY will be traveling this fall to various locations across the state to host Regional Meet-Ups.

2014 NYS Museums in Action Call for Participation

Sep 05, 2013
New York State's Museums in Action: STEM to STEAM March 30-April 1, 2014  Marriott, Albany, New York Sponsored by the Museum Association of New York What is STEAM? STEAM = Science and Technology integrated through Engineering and the "Arts", all based in Mathematical elements.

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