Resources

Sustaining Places, an initiate of the University of Delaware’s Museum Studies Program, provides resources for small museums and historic sites including instructional material about administration, collections, exhibitions, and education.

The American Alliance of Museums supports, connects, and advocates for museums of all stripes.

The American Association for State and Local History is a hub for conversations and resources related to the concerns of small museums.

The Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts is a nonprofit that offers both resource packets and conservation services, especially related to works on paper.

The Delaware Disaster Assistance Team coordinates emergency preparedness and response among Delaware’s cultural heritage institutions.

Delaware Humanities Forum offers grants to support many types of projects that DMA members might undertake.

The Small Museum Association is an organization that serves smaller institutions, especially in the mid-Atlantic.