Advocacy Alert: Feb 21
Participate in Museums Advocacy Day: Make the Case that Museums Are Essential
On Monday, Feb. 24 and Tuesday, Feb. 25 over 300 museum advocates—museum professionals, trustees, independent professionals, students and supporters—are gathering in Washington, D.C. for the sixth annual Museums Advocacy Day
. This year's Program
also includes two Great American Museum Advocates
"Congress has recently had very heavy lifts completing FY14 federal funding, and agreeing on overall spending targets for FY15," said Alliance President Ford W. Bell
. "Now it's up to every museum to help ensure that every legislator understands just how important the museums they represent are in their communities, especially as this year's funding and policy discussions get underway."
What You Can Do: Advocate from Anywhere
This year, wherever you are, you can use our updated tools and materials to join the nationwide effort to make the case for museums.
Let us know
how you plan to participate from home during Museums Advocacy Day 2014!