Advocate Materials

Museums Advocacy Day 2013
Washington, D.C.
Feb. 25-26

Now in its fifth year, Museums Advocacy Day provides a unique opportunity to make sure legislators know that museums are economic drivers, key providers of education and community anchors. The materials below (PDFs) are for advocates participating in person in Washington, D.C. and around the country.


Issue Briefs

Issues at a Glance

Institute of Museum and Library Services

Charitable Giving

Museums and the Economy

Elementary and Secondary Education

National Endowment for the Humanities

National Endowment for the Arts

National Science Foundation

Historic Preservation 

Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act

Ethics and Best Practices for Museums

Appropriations Letters

Museum Facts

Congressional Contact Information



Key Committees 

Legislative Record for 2011 and 2012

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Online Meeting Report Form

Local Resources

Key Contact Information

Metro Map

Advocacy Resources

Economic Impact Statement

Educational Impact Statement

Contact Congress