Artifact Assessment Program
The New Jersey Association of Museums is pleased to offer the
Artifact Assessment Program (AAP).
A FREE service for non-profit history, museum, and science organizations in New Jersey
that collect and care for the artifacts that help tell our unique history.
AAP is funded by the New Jersey Historical Commission and managed by NJAM.
The program is designed to guide organizations on how to best provide optimal care for the objects entrusted to them, so that current and future generations can continue to benefit from a close connection to history.
AAP is here to help!
Now offering AAP Virtual Visits!
Collections care and management surveys conducted 100% on-line through a virtual meeting
with an AAP consultant
Scroll down for more info, including how to apply!
What can AAP do for my organization?
The assessment includes a review and evaluation of the documentation, storage and condition of the artifacts in your collection by a professional curator, who is a member of the New Jersey Association of Museums.
Your organization will receive a detailed report, which can then be used to apply for grants to help you meet the report’s suggestions and recommendations. Follow-up services can include evaluation of specific collections, help in disaster preparedness or response, evaluation of a move to a new building or location or scope of work for a grant-funded project. All at no cost to your organization!