Museum COVID Resources

All of the below links have been consolidted from varuous sources, listservs, webinars, etc. Please note that a lot of these resources might overlap or share the same information.

Professional Organizations and Institutions

American Associate of Museums COVID-19 Resources & Information for the Museum Field

AAM: (White Paper) Direct Care of Collections: Ethics, Guidelines and Recommendations

American Institute for Conservation - COVID 19 Resources

American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) Position Document on Infectious Aerosols

Association of Art Museum Directors COVID Resources

Art Service Workers Safety Coalition

Association of Registrars and Collections Specialists (ARCS) - COVID-19 Resources

The British Library COVID-19 Collection Guide

California Association of Museums: Covid-19 Resources for California Museums

Canada Conservation Institute: Caring for Heritage Collections during the COVID-19 Pandemic Version 1 (April 17)

Canada Conservation Institute: Caring for Heritage Collections during the COVID-19 Pandemic Version 2 (July 24)

CiMAM: Best Practics - Precautions for Museums during Covid-19 Pandemic

Collections Stewardship COVID-19 Resources

Conservation Center for Art and Artifacts: COVID-19 RESOURCES FOR CULTURAL INSTITUTIONS

For the Love of Art

German Museums Association

Historic England: COVID-19: Cleaning and Disinfecting Historic Surfaces

ICCROM First Aid to Cultural Heritage in Times of Crisis (PDF)

Institute of Museum and Library Services COVID Resources

International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property: Heritage in the Time of Covid

International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works: Covid-19, Reading Room and learning materials new on our digital platform

Minnesota Historical Society: Enhanced Cleaning Guidance for COVID-19

National Center for Preservation Technology and Training: COVID-19 Basics: Disinefecting Cultural Resources

Network of European Museum Organisations: Interactive Map on Possible European Museum Re-Opening Dates

ICEFAT: COVID Notes from our Members

Preparation, Art Handling, Collections Care Information Network

Smithsonian Institute: Safety Manual Oct 2020

UK Registrars Group

UK Museums Association

Western Museums Association: COVID Resources

Emergency Preparedness