Advocacy Alerts

Nothing has a more powerful impact on members of Congress than hearing directly from their constituents.

We’ll let you know about breaking news and key moments in the policy process so you can weigh-in with elected officials and federal agencies about legislation and regulation that directly impacts museums.   

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2017 Alerts


Sept. 18:  
House Approves FY 2018 Spending Measure; What You Can Do Now

Aug. 11:  
#InviteCongress to Visit Your Museum Week 2017

Aug. 2:    
Nearly 950 Museums Join Fieldwide Letter to Congress

July 19:   
Two Days Left to Sign Fieldwide Letter

July 14:   
Funding Bills Advance; How You Can Help

June 29:  
Sign the Fieldwide Letter to Congress to Save Museum Funding!

June 22:  
Make the Case for Museums: Invite Congress to Visit Your Museum

June 1:    
Record Senate Support for the Office of Museum Services

May 24:    
President Trump Proposes Elimination of IMLS, NEH, NEA

May 18:    
Senate OMS Funding Letter Deadline Extended to May 22

May 4:       
Federal Funding Legislation Clears Congress with Good News for Museums

Apr. 13:    
Record Support in the House of Representatives for Museum Funding

Mar. 30:    
Trump Again Proposes Cuts to NEA and NEH

Mar. 24:     Congressional Support Letter Now Circulating in the U.S. House

Mar. 16:    
Act Now: Help Fight Proposed Elimination of IMLS, NEH and NEA

Mar. 6:       Museums Are a Force on Capitol Hill During Museums Advocacy Day

Feb. 25:    
Advocate from Anywhere during Museums Advocacy Day

Jan. 21:
     A Call to Action for Museums

Jan. 16:     Register Now for Museums Advocacy Day 2017

Jan. 6:       28 Reasons to Attend Museums Advocacy Day