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We invite you to join the Museum Association of New York, the only statewide service organization that represents all of New York State's museums, historical societies, zoos, botanical gardens, and aquariums. 

All MANY membership levels include:

        • Access to virtual program recordings
        • Access to the Member Resource page with resources including Disaster Response, State of NYS Museums, AAM's Salary Survey and more
        • Access to the Member Discussion Forum
        • Access to the Events and Exhibitions Forum
        • Access to the Industry Partners Marketplace
        • Subscription to This Month in NYS Museums e-newsletter
        • Discounted registration to the American Alliance of Museums Museums Advocacy Day
        • Discounted registration for MANY's annual conference, regional workshops, and The Museum Institute at Great Camp Sagamore
        • 50% discount on an annual subscription to New York History Journal and 40% discount on any Cornell University Press book and/or journal
        • Discounted products and services from Industry Partners including Gaylord Archival, STQRY, Enterprise, and more

MANY Organizational and Industry Partner membership map

Organizational Membership

MANY provides museum members with professional development opportunities, amplified advocacy, connections for community collaboration, and resources for sustainable change.

Organizational Membership includes 10 profiles for museum staff, board, and volunteers to access member benefits.

Organizational Membership also includes:

      • Access to the Museum Services Marketplace
      • Listing on the MANY Membership Map
      • Discounted software with Retail Council of NY including point of sale, inventory management, e-commerce, etc.
      • Posting to the MANY Job Board
      • Discounted New York Council of Nonprofits Affiliate Membership

Membership rate is based on organizational budget size.

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NYCON Affiliate Membership

The New York State Council of Nonprofits helps New York's nonprofits to build their capacity for growth and community impact with resources that include:

    • Webinars
    • Access to legal experts
    • Strategic planning guidance
    • Financial best practices
    • Insurance & employee benefits

NYCON Affiliation Memberships are only available for active MANY Organizational Members and are valid from January to December.

NYCON Affiliate Membership rate is based on organizational budget size. 

Add NYCON when you join/renew or email info@nysmuseums.org to learn more.

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Industry Partners

With 700+ members and more than 21,000 followers online, MANY is the number one resource for industry partners looking to connect with cultural organizations and museum professionals across New York State.

All Industry levels include organizational member benefits plus...

Industry Affiliate $250

  • Exclusive listing in our Museum Services Marketplace

Industry Partner $500

  • All Industry Affiliate benefits
  • Quarter-page advertisement in the conference program
  • Discounted conference exhibitor opportunities

Industry Sponsor $1,000

  • All Industry Affiliate and Partner benefits
  • Complimentary conference exhibitor table or a one-year This Month in NYS Museums e-newsletter sponsorship with custom/clickable ad to over 1,100+ museum professionals
  • Priority sponsorship opportunities 
  • Primary/clickable logo on the MANY homepage
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Individual Membership

Join as an individual member and gain access to professional development opportunities and connect with other museum professionals from across New York State.

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Want to pay for your membership by check?

Download our 2022 Membership Form

Return with a check payable to the Museum Association of New York at 265 River Street, Troy, NY 12180

Refund Policy
Should you request a refund, MANY will charge a processing fee of $20 plus 5% of your payment.
All requests must be made via e-mail (info@nysmuseums.org) within 24 hours of the original payment. No exceptions will be made. 


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
518-273-3400

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