The Farmers' Museum
MISSION Cultivating an understanding of the rural heritage that has shaped our land, communities and American culture.
VISION By focusing on interpretive quality, authenticity and visible annual improvements, The Farmers Museum will strengthen its reputation as a highly desirable destination and regional resource (real and virtual) for adults, families, and school groups, and as a leader among outdoor history museums.
We are committed to improving visitor amenities and imparting consistency in programming and organizational performance. The staff will strive to make every interaction at the museum a positive and memorable experience.
VALUES The staff members of The Farmers’ Museum and NYSHA combine their talents and energies in a friendly, engaging manner to achieve our missions. These core values guide and inspire how we define our relationships with each other and our stakeholders.
Enriching Nourishing mind, heart, and spirit. Enjoyable Creating delightful and memorable experiences. Honest Interacting with openness, respect, and authenticity. Audience-focused Connecting ideas and actions to those we serve. Inclusive Embracing different perspectives and reflecting the many cultures of New York. Innovative Performing with creativity, resourcefulness, and leadership.