An “Open Letter” regarding how to remake museums for a post-COVID-19 world.
I think we all have a sense of equity, if something bad is happening something good should result. COVID-19 has forever changed museums; the American Alliance of Museums is predicting that between 20% and 40% of museums will permanently close due to Coronavirus[i]. That is “bad”, a “good” needs to come from this seismic shift to museums.
COVID-19 has changed museums, and we will be facing a new museum reality for at least the next year.
COVID-19 resources for museums; including staff planning, communication planning and collection emergency planning resources.