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.
Plan to Attend Museums Advocacy Day 2015
Feb. 23-24, Washington D.C.
Museums Advocacy Day brings together the entire museum field to make the case that museums are economic drivers, key providers of education and community anchors. Museums Advocacy Day
is a unique and powerful event, offering an opportunity to network with colleagues and to join forces to take the message directly to Capitol Hill.
Learn more in our latest Alliance Advocacy Alert
August 9-16, 2014 marked the third annual, field-wide, “Invite Congress to Visit Your Museum Week.
” Hundreds of invitations were sent to Congress and dozens of museums participated in visits. Follow #InviteCongress
on Twitter to see how they went. It's not too late to invite your legislators to visit your museum.
The Alliance provides all the tools
On July 17, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 4719, legislation that would permanently reinstate three charitable giving tax incentives, including the IRA Charitable Rollover provision. The bipartisan vote
follows an open letter
from over 850 nonprofit organizations in support of these provisions, including more than 220 museums spanning 47 states!
This Alliance Advocacy Alert
also includes information on NEA and NEH funding restored during House Appropriations Committee consideration.