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Ways to Advocate Today

Create an Economic Impact Statement for your museum. 
Find your legislators and send a letter to Congress. 
Sign up to receive Advocacy Alerts. 
Read current issue briefs on legislation and policy. 
Invite your elected officials to visit your museum.

Legislative Record

Use this members-only resource to see where elected officials stand on key issues for museums.


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Advocacy

The American Alliance of Museums works to unite the country’s museums from art museums to zoos. The Alliance helps museums tell our story and promotes a deeper understanding of museums with policymakers, the press and the public.

Museums Advocacy Day 2015
Feb. 23-24, Washington D.C.

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.

Advocate from Anywhere

Meeting with legislators' offices? Complete your Online Meeting Report.

Museums Advocacy Day 2015 photos now available! 


Will Your Representative Support the IMLS Office of Museum Services?

U.S. Representatives Paul Tonko (D-NY), Leonard Lance (R-NJ), Louise Slaughter (D-NY) and David McKinley (R-WV) are currently circulating a letter urging the House Appropriations Committee to provide robust funding in FY 2016 for the Office of Museum Services (OMS) at the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). 

Ask your U.S. Representative to sign this letter.

 

Ways to Advocate Today

Create an Economic Impact Statement for your museum. 
Find your legislators. 
Invite Congress to visit your museum.

Contact your members of Congress.

Be a part of Museums Advocacy Day.

Legislative Record

Use this members-only resource to see where elected officials stand on key issues for museums.


Join and Be Counted!

Make your voice heard with your legislators.