Museums Advocacy Day
Washington, D.C.
Feb. 22-23

Museums Advocacy Day (Feb. 22-23, 2016) is a unique and powerful opportunity to network with colleagues and join with museum advocates from around the country to bring a united message directly to Capitol Hill.

Museums Advocacy Day 2015 Recap

Thank You to our 2015 Supporters!

Museums Advocacy Day would not be possible without broad, field-wide support.

Museums Advocacy Day 2015 resulted in:

  • 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

Join the Cause: Advocate from Anywhere

It's always a good time to get involved in advocacy for your museum. Use our How To guide to invite your legislators to meet locally. Use our templates to send a letter to Congress in support of IMLS funding, protecting the charitable deduction or about museums role in education. Follow, post and share #museumsadvocacy on Facebook and Twitter.

See the Museums Advocacy Day 2015 photos and the 2015 Advocate Materials.