Museums Advocacy Day
Museums Advocacy Day is a critical and unique opportunity to make a unified case to Congress about the value of museums. We provide policy briefings and schedule your meetings on Capitol Hill. In fact, Alliance members register for free.
Book your room
in the Museums Advocacy Day block by Jan. 28.
NEW: See the 2016 Program (PDF).
Registration for Museums Advocacy Day 2016 is now closed. Registrations are being accepted on a case-by-case basis, depending upon current attendance and geographic coverage. If you are interested in attending, please contact Alliance Registration.
After reviewing nominations from all over the country, we are pleased to announce the Museums Advocacy Day 2016 congressional honorees:
- Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), and
- Representative Tim Murphy (R-PA)
Learn more in our recent Advocacy Alert
Will Museums Be at the Table in 2016?
Learn more about Museums Advocacy Day and why you should attend. Since it began in 2009, Museums Advocacy Day has led to fantastic unexpected success stories such as museums being nominated for national awards, hosting legislative events, securing federal grants and testifying at local Congressional hearings.
Museums Advocacy Day would not be possible without broad, field-wide support. See the 2016 partners and pledge your support today.
Museums Advocacy Day 2015 Recap
- More than 250 advocates in Washington, D.C. on Feb. 23–24
- 350 Congressional offices visited in all 50 states
- Over 1,873 #museumsadvocacy tweets
- Two powerful Great American Museum Advocates
- Over 40 national, state and regional partners
- Five federal agencies provided information about their priorities and activities
- Multiple radio, print and television stories
- Six congressional champions
- Twelve updated Issue Briefs
- One mobile app