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Infrastructure, Good OMS News, and Prepare for Invite Congress

Advocacy Alert – July 21, 2021 In this Alliance Advocacy Alert: Act Now: Urge Legislators to Include Museums in Infrastructure Legislation Share Good News: House Appropriations …

Speak Up for Museums – OMS Funding, Invite Congress, and NCN Special Report

Advocacy Alert – July 7, 2021 In this Alliance Advocacy Alert: Act Now: Contact Congress in Support of FY 2022 OMS Funding Invite Congress to Visit Your Museum: Top 4 Reasons to …

FY 2022 Appropriations & Invite Congress to Visit Your Museum

Advocacy Alert – June 16, 2021 Urge Your Representative to Support the Office of Museum Services (OMS) As reported in our last Alliance Advocacy Alert, the Alliance continues its …

Tell Congress: Include Museums in the Infrastructure Bill

Advocacy Alert – May 12, 2021 In this Alliance Advocacy Alert: Tell Congress: Include Museums in the Infrastructure Bill Stay Informed: Strong Support in the House of Representatives …

Last Chance – Ask Your Legislators to Sign On Today!

Advocacy Alert – April 12, 2021 Last Chance – Ask Your Legislators to Sign On Today! Representatives Paul Tonko (D-NY), David McKinley (R-WV), Chellie Pingree (D-ME), and Andy …

Advocacy Updates: OMS Appropriations Letters and SVO Grant Applications

UPDATE APRIL 6, 2021 – The deadline for Senators to join this letter has been extended to Wednesday, April 14. The deadline for Representatives to sign is Friday, April 16. It just …

Congress Passes $1.9 Trillion COVID-19 Relief Legislation

Advocacy Alert – March 12, 2021 Congress Passes $1.9 Trillion COVID-19 Relief Legislation Yesterday, President Biden signed into law the American Rescue Plan Act (H.R. 1319; Summaries …

Keep Advocating for Museums – Appropriations Letters Now Circulating!

Advocacy Alert – March 4, 2021 House and Senate Appropriations Letters Now Circulating – Ask Your Legislators to Sign On Today! Representatives Paul Tonko (D-NY), David McKinley …

Speak Up for Museums – Connecting with the New Congress in 2021

A New Year and A New Congress As we enter a new year, we also begin working with a new Congress and a new administration. While there is much to be hopeful about, there is a lot of work to …

Museums Score Major Victories in End-of-Year Deal

Advocacy Alert – December 21, 2020 Museums Score Major Victories in End-of-Year Deal Congressional leaders on Sunday evening announced a deal on a $900 billion COVID-19 aid package in …

Your Voice is Needed TODAY – Last Chance for COVID-19 Economic Relief in 2020

Support Field-Wide Advocacy for Museum Relief: The current crisis is taking a distressing financial toll on cultural organizations, and AAM is no different. In these challenging times, we …

Museums Advocacy Day and Post-Election Outlook

Support Field-Wide Advocacy for Museum Relief: The current crisis is taking a distressing financial toll on cultural organizations, and AAM is no different. In these challenging times, we …
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Twenty-seven organizations have gained accolades in the 22nd annual Media & Technology MUSE Awards

For Immediate Release Arlington, VA —Twenty-seven organizations have gained accolades in the 22nd annual Media & Technology MUSE Awards, presented by the Media & Technology …

Rethinking Our Human Resources Practices to Build a More Equitable Museum

Category: Human Resources
Less than three weeks after COVID forced museums around the globe to close their doors last year, an article by Arundhati Roy in The Financial Times titled “The Pandemic is a Portal” …

Microclimates: A Greener Future for Collection Care

Category: Environmental Sustainability
There are many options available for museums to address climate action and become more sustainable, but recent work at two institutions has highlighted the value in one particular method: …

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