Important Update from NSCDA National Headquarters Regarding COVID-19

The NSCDA, like other organizations, is monitoring developments regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. Our primary concern is to protect the health and safety of our members, staff, and guests during this uncertain time.

Our National Headquarters offices are operating fully with many staff teleworking beginning Monday, March 16. Staff are available to assist with all NSCDA business via usual contacts, including 202-337-2288 and

Our Dumbarton House, NSCDA Museum & Headquarters is closed to the public through March 30 to align with the larger DC cultural community to help cut potential community exposure to the virus.

Please continue to follow our social media channels or check  for any updates as this situation continues to evolve.
For health resources related to the virus, please visit: Center for Disease Control , National Institutes of Health , and World Health Organization .
For museum-specific resources that may be helpful to your museum property committee or staff, please visit: American Alliance of Museums “COVID-19/coronavirus Resources & Information for the Museum Field”

We appreciate your patience during this time and will provide updates as necessary in the coming days. Stay safe and healthy!