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Corona Virus Resources for Re-Opening Museums


Reopening Guidance for Cleaning and Disinfecting Public Spaces, Workplaces, Businesses, Schools, and Homes
Centers for Disease Control

Coronavirus Disease 2019 Child Care, Schools, and Youth Programs
Centers for Disease Control

COVID-19 Arizona's emergency response to the COVID-19 outbreak: Workplace and Community Locations
Arizona Department of Health Services

Arizona Together
Office of the Governor

Attractions Guidance 
Arizona Office of Tourism

Back to Work Safely
American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA)

Reopening Business Digital Resources Center
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Includes state-specific and sector-specific guidance

COVID-19 Industry Guidance: Outdoor Museums and Galleries 
California OSHA

General Checklist for Outdoor Museums and Galleries
California Department of Health


Considerations for Museum Reopenings
American Alliance of Museums

Reopening:Guidance for Museums and Collecting Institutions 
The Museum and Cultural Heritage Industry Working Group of the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA)

COVID-19 Basics: Re-Entry to Cultural Sites Video 3   
National Park Service's National Center for Preservation Technology and Training. Focuses on preparing to re-enter cultural sites once the pandemic is ending and businesses reopen.

Post Covid Balancing Act: A Strategy Primer for Museums
MuseumNext Blog

Workflow Recommendations For Reopening Museums  
Western Museums Association

Tips & Strategies For Reopening Museums After Covid-19 Closures
Cuseum Blog

Preparing to Reopen - Strategy, Planning & Process on the Road to Reopening Museums
Cuseum webinar (recording)

Museums and Social Distancing: A Planning Toolkit
CCD x Smartify

National Museum Directors’ Council (UK)  
NMDC Good Practice Guidelines on Opening Museums After July 4th

Reopening Checklist – An introduction
Association of Independent Museums (UK)

American Association for State and Local History
Field Services Alliance Tips: Re-opening Museums During COVID-19

How Should a Museum Reopen in a Post-COVID World? Here Is Everything You Need to Know to Do It Safely, According to Experts
Artnet News

Calculating Capacity - Factors to Consider
Acme Ticketing

COVID-19 Resources for Children's Museums
Association of Children’s Museums

Museums and end of lockdown: Ensuring the safety of the public and staff
International Council of Museums

A Playbook for Re-Opening Children’s Museums
Lisa Podos, Arts Impact Consulting 

Strategy, Planning & Process on the Road to Reopening Museums
Cuseum Webinar Recording


Best Practice Recommendations for Reopening Your Museum
Iowa Museum Association 

Museum “Open to the Public” Guideline Considerations  
Oklahoma Museums Association

Precautions for Museums during Covid-19 Pandemic
International Committee for Museums and Collections of Modern Art (CIMAM)

Covid-19/Reopening Resources
Association for Living History, Farms and Agricultural Museums

How Museums in China Are Reopening Post-COVID-19  '
Dragon Trail Interactive

COVID-19 Opening Protocol
Indiana State Museum and State Historic Sites  

Sample Reopening Plans
American Association for State and Local History

Guidance for Reopening Museums  
Alberta Museums Association


International Foundation or Cultural Property Protection (IFCPP)
Security & Safety Considerations for Restaffing & Reopening Our Cultural Institutions 
Part 1: Preparing to Re-Engage
Part 2: Bringing Staff Back to the Workplace 
Part 3: Preparing to Reopen to Visitors  
Part 4: Collections Protections, Conservation, & Maintenance Considerations

Hot Topic: Considerations for Mask Policies
American Alliance of Museums

No Mask, No Service? ADA Considerations for Business Owners Requiring Face Masks in Retail Stores
National Law Review

The ADA and Face Mask Policies
Disabilities Issues Brief

Managing Resumption Risks
Nonprofit Risk Management Center

Recommendations for Reopening: Art Industry
Risk Strategies



Disinfection Of Exhibits And Visitor Spaces
Taylor Studios Inc.

Best Practices for Cleaning Play and Learning Spaces
ALSC Blog (2017)

Mitigating COVID-19 When Managing Paper-Based, Circulating, and Other Types of Collections
Recording of IMLS Webinar

COVID 19 Exhibitry Cleaning Guidance
Recommendations for Cleaning and Disinfecting NPS Exhibitry to Combat Novel Coronavirus

Systematic Literature Review of SARS-CoV-2: Spread, Environmental Attenuation, Prevention, and Decontamination
REopening Archives, Libraries, and Museums (REALM) Project 

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