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.
We're excited to partner with BoardSource to release Stand for Your Mission, a discussion guide for museum leaders—especially directors and trustees—to get involved with advocacy. Download your copy
today and take the first step in harnessing your board's power as advocates.
As we reported in a recent Museum magazine article, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has spent the past year reviewing federal rules for when an employee is eligible for overtime compensation, and new guidelines have now been finalized. Many museums and their workers will be affected by this development. There are several resources available to help.
Learn more about this issue during two webinars sponsored by our partners at Independent Sector.
Don’t miss these advocacy opportunities
during the #AAM2016 Annual Meeting & MuseumExpo in Washington, DC, May 26-29! Options include In Conversation With Federal Agency Leaders, Using Social Media for Advocacy, Morning Coffee with U.S. Senators, CEF Presidential Forum
, Federal Agency Pavilion
and Meet Your AAM Lobbyists. It’s not too late to register
Not coming to #AAM2016?
You can still learn the issues
, find resources to bolster your advocacy skills
or download the infographic
In February, museum advocates visited 368 Congressional offices to make the case that museums are essential educational assets and economic engines. Now you can use these tools and materials to get involved from home: