Museums, museum professionals and COVID-19

A report on how the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak is affecting and will effect the cultural sector in the short and long term.

ICOM launched a global survey to analyse the impact of lockdowns. The survey covered 5 themes: the current situation for museums and staff, expected economic impact, digital resources and communication, museum security and conservation of collections, freelance museum professionals.

The report analyses almost 1,600 responses from museums and museum professionals in 107 countries, across five continents, which were collected between 7 April and 7 May 2020.

Read the report here.


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