Reopening: COVID-19 Updates

Our plans for greeting you back to the Moss are in progress! We are so excited – here is an outline of what we know so far:

  • the final steps for making the Moss ready to reopen on May 28th are almost done
    • hanging artwork
    • placing way-finding pieces
    • moving the furniture back up the stairs
    • replacing permanent exhibits
    • cleaning
    • moving Admissions OUTSIDE
    • adjusting the entry point
    • modifying the tour path INSIDE
  • volunteer orientation
    • new processes for Museum Etiquette
    • new material for tours
    • new processes for Museum Care
    • guest support and safety
  • scheduling, programming and tours
    • planning safe and enjoyable ways for everyone to share the mansion and grounds
    • building teams of staff and volunteers to provide admission and guest services
    • creating new, engaging material for our movement through the phases of reopening
    • blowing up the standard patterns and retooling the look and feel of a museum visit
  • asking questions and exploring new options
    • How do we share our grounds in new ways?
    • How do we invite families to new and engaging adventures?
    • How do we fill the important role of cultural and community center in these challenging times?

Thank you for supporting the Moss Mansion while we wander this new territory together!