The American Alliance of Museums works to unite the country’s museums from art museums to zoos. The Alliance helps museums tell our story and promotes a deeper understanding of museums with policymakers, the press and the public.
Feb. 27-28 is Museums Advocacy Day 2017! Whether you are joining us in Washington, D.C. or will be advocating from home, we've got you covered.
Find out how much funding museums in your state get from IMLS, NEH, and NEA.
Recent Alliance Advocacy Alerts:
On Friday, Jan. 20, we witnessed a peaceful transfer of power to a new administration. Now comes the governing, policymaking, and setting of federal budget priorities. Now is when our work begins in earnest. Learn more in our Jan. 21 Alliance Advocacy Alert.
We are preparing for a year that will be filled with challenges to federal support for museums. Museums Advocacy Day—Feb. 27-28—is an ideal time to advocate for museums. We invite the entire museum field to participate. See all 28 reasons to jump-start your advocacy efforts today.
Following one of the most contentious election seasons, we are preparing for the year ahead. There is a lot at stake, and we look forward to reinforcing the message that supporting museums is a wise investment for our nation. Here are our top takeaways from the 2016 election.