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September Advocacy: Congress Returns and National Voter Registration Day

Advocacy Alert – September 15, 2021 In this Alliance Advocacy Alert: Act Now: Urge Legislators to Include Museums in Reconciliation / Infrastructure Legislation Contact Your Senators: …

Invite Congress to Visit Your Museum and August Advocacy Opportunities

In this Alliance Advocacy Alert: Get Involved: Invite Congress to Visit Your Museum Speak Up for Museums: Alliance Resources to Advocate Today Participate: Federal Reserve Survey on …

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 …

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 …

Museums Can Lead the Next Renaissance

Prepared Remarks of Laura L. Lott President and CEO, American Alliance of Museums Welcome session from Museums Advocacy Day 2021 February 22, 2021 Good morning, museum advocates! Welcome to …

Museums Advocacy Day is Just the Start: Tips for Always-On Advocacy

This year marks the thirteenth annual Museums Advocacy Day. It’s a day that I now look forward to every year and can proudly say that Blackbaud has been a part of for nearly a decade. …

Come to Vote, Stay for the Art

In California, the Institute of Contemporary Art San José will open for voting, with a mural by Amir H. Fallah on display. While many California museums are still shuttered because of …

AAM Nonprofit Voter Resources Guide – Yes You Can!

Click to download the “AAM Nonprofit Voter Resources Guide – Yes You Can!” in PDF format. The Alliance encourages museums to engage in nonpartisan voter engagement activities. …

The National Civil Rights Museum is launching a platform that reminds everyone that their vote matters

Its goal is to reach across generations, ethnicities and political ideologies to mobilize citizens to envision a nation that lives up to its democratic ideals. MEMPHIS, Tenn - Monday, …

Advocacy is (Always) Essential

Do you have five minutes to take a small action that could make a big impact? I know, it sounds like a cheap sales pitch, and if you work in a small museum, your answer may be no. Whether …
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How a Disturbing Historical Discovery Inspired a New Mission at Old North Foundation

Category: Mission & Institutional Planning
The enduring fame of the Old North Church in Boston began on the evening of April 18, 1775, when church sexton Robert Newman and vestryman Capt. John Pulling Jr. climbed the steeple and …

Creative Aging Discussion Guide

Category: Creative Aging
This Discussion Guide is designed to prompt museum administrators, boards, and practitioners to explore and learn from the innovative creative aging programs featured in this issue. Use the …

Inside The Smithsonian National Air And Space Museum’s Virtual Docent Program

Category: COVID-19

Since July 2020, the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, an adjunct of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum (NASM), has dispatched virtual docents to guide and interact with visitors …

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