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2024 Annual Conference
Giving Voice to Value

April 6-9, 2024 | Albany, NY

2024 Conference Registration Rates

 Early Bird MANY Member (through February 16)  $325
 Early Bird Non-Member (through February 16)  $375
 Regular Registration (MANY Member and Non-Member through March 31)  $375
 Full-time Student*  $275
 Presenter  $275
 Award of Distinction Recipient  $275
 REDC Capital Region Museum Professional**  $325

*Student bulk rates of $235 per student are available for 5 or more students from the same institution. Please email for more information.

**Museum professionals living or working at a museum located in the REDC Capital Region –Albany, Columbia, Greene, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Warren, and Washington Counties

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Apply for a Professional Development Grant from the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) to attend the MANY Conference

In partnership with CNY Arts, NYSCA offers professional development funding for eligible non-profit museums and museum service organizations in New York State that are open to the public. 

Awards are up to $1,000 and funds must be used for professional development activities between January 1 - December 31, 2024. 

NYSCA anticipates offering a minimum of 50 awards.

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Conference Cancellation Policy

If for any reason, MANY cancels the conference, we will issue you a full refund. 

If you cancel your registration before Monday April 1, that request must be made in writing via email to We will refund you the full amount of your registration, minus a $45 administrative fee

Refunds requested after April 1 will not be granted, including requests made based on absence due to illness, late arrival and/or weather conditions. 

Special event ticket purchases are non-refundable; restaurants and caterers require payment in advance. You are welcome to give or sell them to a colleague attending the conference.

Please see your hotel confirmation email for your individual hotel reservation cancellation policy. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I pay by check?

Yes! When you complete your registration, simply choose the “Invoice Me” option. If you select a "Early bird" registration rate, payment must be postmarked no later than February 16. All other registration payments must be postmarked no later than March 31, 2024 or you will be charged the walk-in registration rate.

Checks should be made out to “Museum Association of New York” and mailed to 265 River Street, Troy, NY 12180

I am a MANY member but the discount is not available…

Please make sure you are logged into your MANY Profile. If you are unsure of your username (email) or password, please contact us via email or call us at 518-273-3400.

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Or email or call 518-273-3400


All conference facilities are wheelchair accessible and ASL Interpretation will be provided upon request. Please contact us at or 518-273-3400

Conference Code of Conduct

The Museum Association of New York (MANY) is dedicated to providing a safe, inclusive, and welcoming conference experience for all participants. All attendees are expected to follow this Code of Conduct, which applies to all pre-conference workshops, concurrent sessions, special events, and capstone experiences.

Compliance with the Code of Conduct is expected from all conference participants; including, but not limited to, attendees, speakers, staff, organizers, contractors, volunteers, exhibitors, and sponsors.

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Video/Photography Policy

By registering for and attending our Annual Conference, Giving Voice to Value you grant the Museum Association of New York (MANY) and its authorized representatives permission to film, photograph, or otherwise record your participation in the conference and associated special events. 

You further agree that such images, photographs, and recordings may be used by MANY without your prior approval in any form and for any lawful purpose including, without limitation, promoting MANY. Such use will not entitle you to any credit or compensation. 

You release MANY, its officers, and employees from any liability connected with the use of any image, photograph, or recording taken during MANY's Annual Conference and associated special events.

The Museum Association of New York helps shape a better future for museums and museum professionals by uplifting best practices and building organizational capacity through advocacy, training, and networking opportunities.

Museum Association of New York is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization. 

265 River Street
Troy, NY 12180 USA

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