2013 Strategic Priorities - Museumwise: The Museum Association of New York

Mar 07, 2013
FORMULA FUNDING New York is the only state in the country that incorporates its museums and heritage organizations through its State Education Department (SED). The state’s museum community takes its educational responsibility seriously, providing standards-based programs to 35 percent of all students in grades kindergarten though twelve. Ninety percent of these same museums develop classroom materials for teachers and students and 59 percent provide teacher-training workshops, all based on SED curricula.

10 Reasons to Fall in Love with Museums in Conversation

Feb 15, 2013
We don't just talk - we listen.

2012-2013 Salary and Benefits Survey

Oct 07, 2012
The latest edition of MANY’s celebrated biennial publication examines compensation of more than 70 job titles from 102 New York State museums and historical organizations and benefits data ranging from insurance to time off. In the 2012-2013 edition you’ll find Annual salary information for more than 70 positions reported by 102 New York State institutions Full-time and part-time positions reported Data sorted by budget size, institution location and discipline Benefits data from 112 institutions sorted by discipline

Electronic Records Day 10.10.12: Strategies for Personal Digital Records

Oct 03, 2012
The following tip sheet has been prepared by the Council of State Archivists, www.statearchivists.org Electronic files are much more fragile than paper records, and their long-term survival requires attention and planning.

Common Core Meeting for Museum Educators, Albany

Sep 30, 2012
Common Core for Museum Educators & Teacher Resource Fair October 16, 2012 Albany Institute of History & Art Admission Free Co-sponsored by Teaching the Hudson Valley, Rensselaer County Historical Society, and MuseumWise 1:30 - 3:00 pmCommon Core Meeting

Comments Sought for Common Core K-8 Social Studies Framework

Sep 26, 2012
As the State Education Department moves toward adoption of new/updated curriculum standards and frameworks for K-12, it is making drafts of these materials available for public review and comment.

Governor Announces $1M for "Path Through History"

Aug 28, 2012
Governor Cuomo Speaks to participants in "Path Through History" Conference

Consolidation Update

Aug 25, 2012
At the first meeting of the Interim Board, held May 14th in Albany, the following members were elected to serve as officers and make up an Executive Committee: John Haworth, President; Michele Phillips, Vice President; Erin Richardson, Secretary; Lenora Henson, Treasurer; Pam Green and Michael Botwinick, at large representatives.

An Interview with Ron Chew

Jun 07, 2012
MANY Program Coordinator Joan Baldwin sat down with Ron Chew, our 2012 Museums in Conversation keynoter, to get his take on museums and their future.  Here's what he had to say: Ron Chew doesn’t talk much about the museum field any more. When asked, he says he works in health care. True, but not the whole story.

It's NYS Museum Week!

Jun 01, 2012
More than 200 museums, heritage organizations, zoos and nature centers are inviting you to explore what they have to offer.  So, check out what they have in store for you. Made your plans yet?