Museum Advocacy 2017


Museum Advocacy Day Participants, 2016

YOU can help make a difference for our country’s museums. Museum supporters from around the nation gather in Washington, DC each year for Museum Advocacy Day during which participants meet with their members of Congress to educate them why museums are essential and how federal policies affect museums. Participants include museum directors, staff, volunteers, students, board members, and business owners.

SCFM is proud to be a part of this event and is committed to sending 1 representative from each of the 7 congressional districts.

Registration ends Monday, January 23rd so act now!


Money is available to SCFM members for the registration fee and a $125 stipend. Preference is given to members from each congressional district.

If you think you may be interested in attending this year’s Museum Advocacy Day, February 27-28, 2017, please contact Fielding Freed, 2nd Vice President, or by phone at 803-252-1770 x34. Funds will be awarded on a first come basis. Please reply with your congressional district and attendance confirmation.

2016 Museum Advocacy Day in Washington, D.C.: L-R: Walter & Adrienne Hill, Hillary 
Winburn (Horry County Museum), Fielding Freed (Historic Columbia Foundation), 
Connie Mandeville (USC graduate student). 


South Carolina Congressional District Map




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