Contact Congress

Enter your zipcode:

Learn More »


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.


Join and Be Counted!

Make your voice heard with your legislators.


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.

Register Now for Museums Advocacy Day 2017

Registration for Museums Advocacy Day 2017 closes on Monday, January 23.
Have you reserved your seat?

Are you from Alabama, Arkansas, Idaho, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Mexico, Utah or Wyoming?
Register Now and help ensure your state is represented at Museums Advocacy Day.


28 Reasons to Attend Museums Advocacy Day

We are preparing for a year that will be filled with challenges to federal support for museums. Museums Advocacy Day—Feb. 27-28—is an ideal time to advocate for museums. We invite the entire museum field to participate. See all 28 reasons to jump-start your advocacy efforts today.

REGISTER TODAY: Registration Deadline is Jan. 23!

See the Program and book your room at the Washington Plaza Hotel. 


Key Takeaways from Election Day 2016; What it means for museums

Following one of the most contentious election seasons, we are preparing for the year ahead. There is a lot at stake, and we look forward to reinforcing the message that supporting museums is a wise investment for our nation. Here are our top takeaways from the 2016 election.


 

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.

New Tool for Engaging Your Board

We partnered with BoardSource to release Stand for Your Mission, a discussion guide for museum leaders and trustees. Download your copy.


Legislative Record 2015

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


Record Support for Museum Funding

In 2016 160 Representatives and 33 Senators signed on to letters in support of robust funding for OMS. Learn more