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
FY 2015 Funding Legislation Finalized
Congress has passed legislation
that will fund most of the federal government for Fiscal Year 2015, which runs through the end of September. With $1.1 trillion overall—almost identical to last year—the FY 2015 legislation did not present much opportunity for increases. In fact, some agencies will face reductions in funding. In this climate, many of the museum field’s priorities fared relatively well.
Get the details in our latest Alliance Legislative Update