Museum Advocacy Day 2019

YOU can help make a difference for our state’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 as to why museums are essential and how federal funding affects museums.

SCFM is proud to be a part of this event and is committed to help send one representative from each of the seven congressional districts.

Money is available to SCFM members that covers the registration fee and a $125 travel stipend. If you are interested in attending next year’s Museum Advocacy Day, February 25-26, 2019, contact Fielding Freed, 2nd Vice President, ffreed@historiccolumbia.org 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.

Registration closes January 25th!

http://www.aam-us.org/advocacy/museums-advocacy-day

 

SCFM Museum Advocacy Blog Post 

"A Critical Time for Our Nation's Museums

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Pictures from 2018 Museum Advocacy Day in Washington DC 

 

 

Fielding Freed, Karen Coltrane, and Katherine Custer met with Sen. Tim Scott's staff for museum advocacy day to encourage his support of South Carolina museums. 


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.

South Carolina Congressional District Map

 

 

 

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