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The 2017 Tax Law and Your Museum

Category: Advocacy Alert
Advocacy Alert – August 30, 2018 How is the 2017 Tax Law Affecting Giving to Your Museum? The 2017 tax law vastly changed the charitable giving environment, lowering individual income …

Appropriations Continues, Urge Senate to Support $2 Million Increase for IMLS

Category: Advocacy Alert
Appropriations Continues, Urge Senate to Support $2 Million Increase for IMLS Advocacy Alert – August 15, 2018 Urge Senators to Support $2 Million Increase for IMLS The United States …

The Latest from Museopunks!

Category: Technology
EPISODE 28 and 29: VIRTUALLY YOURS (PARTS 1 & 2) If there is a hot technology in museums right now, it is virtual reality–a technology sometimes credited as being the “ultimate empathy …

Recess Gets Underway, Share Your Story with Your Elected Officials

Category: Advocacy Alert
Advocacy Alert – July 30, 2018   Invite Congress to Visit Your Museum – Use the AAM “How To” Guide! We’re thrilled to be hearing from museums that are …

Museopunks: Museums Are Not Neutral

Category: Influence of Museums
Museums Are Not Neutral With a reticence towards partisan politics, museums are sometimes perceived to be neutral institutions, many avoiding taking a visible stand on issues. But can they …

UPDATE: House of Representatives Defeats Proposed Cuts to NEH & NEA

Category: Advocacy Alert
Advocacy Alert – July 19, 2018 UPDATE: House of Representatives Defeats Proposed Cuts to NEH & NEA Congratulations museum advocates! Thanks to your calls and emails this week, the …