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Speak Up for Museums: Federal Funding and Museums Advocacy Day

Advocacy Alert – November 22, 2019 Federal Funding Update Stop-gap Funding Extended through December 20: While FY 2020 began on October 1, a short-term funding bill that had kept the …

Speak Up for Museums: Museums Advocacy Day 2020 & Charitable Giving Survey

Join Us for Museums Advocacy Day 2020 and Funding Status Update

Senate Appropriations Report Proposes $1 Million Increase for OMS

Contact Your Senators: $5 Billion Proposed to be Diverted from the Senate Labor-HHS-Education Funding Bill

#InviteCongress: Recess Underway, Make the Case for Museums

Summer Advocacy Session: #InviteCongress, National Voter Registration Day, and Legislative Update

Museums Matter – Invite Congress to Visit Your Museum and Legislative Updates

Contact Congress Now! – Chance for Historic Funding Increase for the Office of Museum Services

Great news! House Subcommittee Approves $15 Million Increase for IMLS (UPDATED BELOW)

Representatives to Consider IMLS Funding; Thank Senators for Support of OMS

Act Now: Urge Your Senators to Support the Office of Museum Services

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Why Should You Attend AAM’s Annual Meeting?

Category: Annual Meeting
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I recently read the book The Fly Trap by Fredrik Sjöberg, which I highly recommend to museum colleagues, for reasons which get to the very essence of museums and creative aging. Sjöberg is …

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