Association of Manitoba Museums

COVID-19 Response for Museums

Here are links to information and resources to help to deal with, and recover from, the COVID-19 pandemic. While every effort is made to keep this information as current and complete as possible, it is not exhaustive. Please contact us if you feel something should be updated or added.


Re-opening Museums Resources

Association of Manitoba Museums - Recommendations for Re-opening Your Museum
Re-opening plans (draft)

Alberta Museums Association - Guidance for Re-opening Museums
British Columbia Museums Association
Canadian Museums Association   
Saskatchewan Museums Association
Société des musées du Québec
American Institute for Conservation - COVID-19 Resources


Health Related

Government of Canada
Disinfectants and Hand sanitizers

Shared Health Manitoba
COVID-19 Assessment tool

No Sick Employees


Business Resources

The Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce

Province of Manitoba
Manitoba Economic Support Centre
Restoring Safe Services

Government of Canada
General Information

Saskatchewan Museums Association
Supporting Seasonal Staff during COVID-19

CPA Manitoba
Free Business Advice for Manitoba Businesses & NPOs Impacted by COVID-19

Galaxy Digital
COVID-19 Recovery - Preparing Your Organization and Volunteer Program

Continuity Innovations
Pandemic Planning tool

Scenarios Simulation Pack
COVID-19 Dexibit Whitepaper

International Council of Museums
Pandemic Guidelines
Additional information/resources

General Information

Province of Manitoba
Restart MB
Media release - April 29, 2020 - Expanding Services

Government of Canada
COVID-19 Updates

Canadian Museums Association
Culture and heritage groups seek targeted COVID-19 support

Grants / Relief Programs

The Winnipeg Foundation

Province of Manitoba
Summer Student Recovery Program

Summer Student Incentive Grants

Manitoba Gap Protection Program
Back to Work Wage Subsidy Program

Government of Canada
Economic Response Plan
Museums Assistance Program - COVID-19 Emergency Support Fund for Heritage Organizations


Caring for Heritage Collections

Canadian Conservation Institute
Caring for Heritage Collections During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Caring for Heritage Collections During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Focus on Re-opening

National Center for Preservation Technology and Training
Disinfecting Cultural Resources

Historic England
COVID-19 - Cleaning historic Surfaces


Where to Buy Supplies

AMM/CSP Suppliers list

AMM additional recommendations

Carr McLean
Grand & Toy
Home Hardware
Home Depot
Peavy Mart
Macmor Industries
Grainger Industrial Supply
Patent 5 Distillery
Russell Hendrix Restaurant Equipment
- hand sanitizer



The Association of Manitoba Museums acknowledges that we are on Treaty 1 territory and the land on which we gather is the traditional territory of Anishinaabe, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota, and Dene Peoples, and the homeland of the Métis Nation.