265 River Street
Troy NY 12180
Category: Museums and Related Organizations
Description: Established in 1971, we are a non-profit service organization which provides support, advice and training to historical societies, museums, historians, archivists, and other heritage organizations in New York State.
Mission Statement: Museumwise provides resources, training and expertise to New York’s heritage organizations and museums, thereby strengthening their capacity to better serve their communities and meet their institutional missions.
It is our vision to be a model service organization, the accomplishments of which are reflected in the success of our constituents.
Our Story: Museumwise offers a full menu of programs and services to New York’s museums and heritage organizations. These include:
•Museums in Conversation - our Annual Conference in partnership with the Museum Association of New York, www.museumsinconversation.org
•Museum Institute at Sagamore an intensive training retreat at Great Camp Sagamore
•Grants for Museum Advancement Get Ready! Get Set! & Go! Grants funded by NYSCA
•Online Courses - a slate of collections care and preservation courses
•Traveling Exhibits - professionally designed and produced panel exhibits
•Hands-on workshops – connect with what’s happening in the field
•Lending Library – books and publications of interest to museum and heritage organizations