Past Alerts


2015 Advocacy Alerts

Dec. 17
Key Victories for Museums in Tax and Budget Deal; IRA Rollover Permanently Restored 
Nov. 19
Major Decisions Loom in Congress; Will Museums Be at the Table? 
Nov. 3
Register Now for Museums Advocacy Day 2016 and Three More Ways to Get Involved 
Oct. 21
Show Your Support for the Illinois State Museum; Closure Now Threatens Museum’s Accreditation 
Oct. 1
Statement from Laura L. Lott on Closure of the Illinois State Museum System, "Illinois’ Treasures Trapped Behind Shuttered Doors" 
July 31
 
Congress Set to Head Your Way: Invite Legislators to Visit Your Museum  
July 2
Show Off Your Museum During ‘Invite Congress to Visit Your Museum’ Week; Museums Urged to Welcome Federal, State and Local Elected Officials
June 30
Illinois State Museum System at Risk of Closure; Show Your Support! 
June 17
IMLS Funding Passes First Hurdle; Show Your Support Today! 
June 11
House Subcommittee Advances NEA, NEH Funding; Show Your Support Today!
April 15   Atlanta Offerings: Don’t Miss the Federal Agency Pavilion and Advocacy Sessions
April 7 
Urge the U.S. Senate to Confirm Nominee to Lead IMLS
April 1
Record Support in Congress for Museum Funding 
Mar. 17
Contact Representatives: House Letter Deadline Extended to
March 20

Mar. 12
Will Your Senators Support the IMLS Office of Museum Services? 
Mar. 3
Will Your Representative Support the IMLS Office of Museum Services? 
Feb. 6
President Obama's FY 2016 Budget: What's in it for Museums 
Jan. 21
What the President Said Last Night