Advocacy Alert: Oct. 11, 2011

Register Now for 4th Annual Museums Advocacy Day  

Register now for Museums Advocacy Day 2012! The entire museum field—staff, students, board members, volunteers, supporters and independent professionals who work for and with museums—is encouraged join us on Feb. 27 and 28 in Washington, DC.

"We need the voice of EVERY museum supporter to effectively make our case on Capitol Hill," said AAM President Ford W. Bell. "At a time when funding for museums, the arts and sciences, historic preservation and culture are all under attack, it's more important than ever that—amidst the countless other causes with a constant presence on Capitol Hill—we make our voices heard."

AAM members attend for FREE!  Members of the 2012 Co-Convenor organizations (AASLH, APGA, AAMD, ACM, AMM, ARM, AZA, CAM , FAM, IAM, MAAM, MAM, NEMA, SCFM, WMA), also participate for free.

$159 Hotel Reservations Available Now! 

The Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center will serve as our conference headquarters. Museums Advocacy Day participants can reserve rooms for $159 per night! Please call 1-888-902-1606 to make reservations at this special AAM rate or book your room online. Please reference the group name American Association of Museums if you call to make your reservation. Book now before the room block is filled! (This special rate is available until January 25, 2012.)

Questions about registration? 

Please contact the Museums Advocacy Day Scheduling Team at 202-349-1031 or email

Questions about accessibility accommodations? 

Please contact Antoinette Dixon at or call 202-218-7708.