Advocacy Alert: Jan. 21, 2011

Your participation in Museums Advocacy Day 2011 is Important!

With more than 100 new elected officials and new leadership in the House of Representatives, it is critical that members of Congress hear from their constituents back home. Only you can convey the value of museums in your community!

****Registration closes TODAY for Museums Advocacy Day 2011, Feb. 28-March 1 in Washington, D.C.****

Register Online NOW OR Print, Complete and Return the Paper Registration Form

Museums Advocacy Day 2011 

On Feb. 28 and March 1, museum supporters——staff, trustees, students, volunteers and advocates——will gather in Washington, DC, for advocacy and issue training and a day of making our case on Capitol Hill.  Will you be there?  There's still time to register for this two-day event, and AAM members attend for FREE!  Registration is open through TODAY Jan. 21. (After that date, registration requests will be handled on a case-by-case basis.) This two-day event includes a day of advocacy training in coordination with advocates from your state, a Monday evening reception at the U.S. Botanic Gardens with Members of Congress invited, and a Tuesday morning Congressional Breakfast where Members of Congress are invited to address museum advocates, followed by a day of visits to the offices of your Members of Congress (scheduled by AAM). Please visit www.speakupformuseums.org to learn more about Museums Advocacy Day.

Special Hotel Rate Also Available Through Today!

Hotel rooms have been reserved until Jan. 21 (TODAY) at a special AAM rate of $159 at the Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center , where the day of advocacy training and issue briefings will be held. Please call 202-687-3200 or 888-324-2111 to make reservations at this special AAM rate and note that you are with the American Association of Museums when you call to make your reservation. Book now before the room block expires!