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Ways to Advocate Today

Create an Economic Impact Statement for your museum. 
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Read current issue briefs on legislation and policy. 
Invite your elected officials to visit your museum.

Legislative Record

Use this members-only resource to see where elected officials stand on key issues for museums.


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Advocacy

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 is a unique and powerful opportunity to network with colleagues and bring a united message directly to Capitol Hill, but you don't have to be in Washington, D.C. to join the effort and make an impact.

Advocate from Anywhere

Meeting with legislators' offices? Complete your Online Meeting Report.


President's FY 2016 Budget: What's in it for Museums

On Monday, Feb. 2, President Obama released his budget proposal for fiscal year 2016, which begins the annual process of setting funding levels for federal agencies and programs. The $4 trillion budget proposal includes increases for several federal agencies important to museums. Get the details in our Feb. 6 Alliance Advocacy Alert.


Our Take on President Obama’s State of the Union

On Jan. 20, President Obama delivered his State of the Union address at the U.S. Capitol. In his 65-minute speech, the president outlined his priorities and proposals for 2015. Congress will now begin its work to set federal funding levels, develop tax policy and determine next steps for our nation’s education system. Get important highlights in our Jan. 21 Alliance Advocacy Alert.

 

Ways to Advocate Today

Create an Economic Impact Statement for your museum. 
Find your legislators. 
Invite Congress to visit your museum.

Contact your members of Congress.

Be a part of Museums Advocacy Day.

Legislative Record

Use this members-only resource to see where elected officials stand on key issues for museums.


Join and Be Counted!

Make your voice heard with your legislators.