Museums Advocacy Day
Washington, D.C.

Museums Advocacy Day 2015 By the Numbers

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.

Museums Advocacy Day 2015 resulted in:

  • More than 250 advocates in Washington, D.C. on Feb. 23–24
  • 350 Congressional offices visited in all 50 states
  • Over 1,873 #museumsadvocacy tweets
  • Two powerful Great American Museum Advocates
  • Over 40 national, state and regional partners
  • Five federal agencies provided information about their priorities and activities
  • Multiple radio, print and television stories
  • Six congressional champions
  • Twelve updated Issue Briefs
  • One mobile app

Join the Cause: Advocate from Anywhere

It's not too late to get involved in advocacy for your museum. You can use our Publicity Tools to maximize your visibility or use our How To guide to invite your legislators to meet locally. Use our templates to send a letter to Congress in support of IMLS funding, protecting the charitable deduction or about museums role in education. Follow, post and share #museumsadvocacy on Facebook and Twitter

Meeting with legislators' offices?
Don't forget to complete your Online Meeting Report.

Museums Advocacy Day 2015 photos now available! 

2015 Advocate Materials

Whether you joined us in Washington, D.C. in February, or want to join the movement from home, you can access all of the updated Issue Briefs, legislator information, Museum Facts and advocacy resources.

Thank You to our 2015 Supporters!

Museums Advocacy Day would not be possible without broad, field-wide support.

Why You Should Be a Part of Museums Advocacy Day