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.
Museums Advocacy Day 2015
Feb. 23-24, Washington D.C.
Museums Advocacy Day brings together the entire museum field to make the case that museums are economic drivers, key providers of education and community anchors. Museums Advocacy Day is a unique and powerful opportunity to network with colleagues and to join forces to take the message directly to Capitol Hill.
Will you be there?
Learn more in our recent Alliance Advocacy Alert
Search for the 2015 Great American Museum Advocate; Share Your Story
The American Alliance of Museums wants to know about a member of your community who can tell the most compelling story about your museum.
Tell us in your own words, send us a letter you received from a visitor, or share a link to a video or photo that captures this story. Learn more about the search for the 2015 Great American Museum Advocate and submit your story by December 1, 2014.
House Passes IRA Charitable Rollover Bill; Urge the Senate to Take Action
In July the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 4719, legislation that would permanently reinstate three charitable giving tax incentives, including the IRA Charitable Rollover provision. The bipartisan vote follows an open letter from over 850 nonprofit organizations in support of these provisions, including more than 220 museums spanning 47 states. Urge your Senators to pass this legislation!