A Critical Time for Our Nation's Museums

Written by Fielding Freed on April 6th 2017.

“I love museums!” The comment was enthusiastic and genuine. It came from one of South Carolina’s Congressmen last month during Museum Advocacy Day organized by the American Alliance of Museums (AAM). A record attendance of more than 350 people from all 50 states who spent the day canvassing Capitol … read more

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Museums United!

Written by on April 13th 2015.

Big news for museums across the county!

In March, 2014, 46 state museum associations gathered together to define the purpose of state museum associations, as well as identifying barriers preventing them from becoming more successful and sustainable organizations. The gathering was made possible b… read more

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Participate in Museum Advocacy Day!

Written by on January 21st 2015.

Museum supporters from around the country gather in Washington, DC each year for Museum Advocacy Day, sponsored by the American Alliance of Museums, to bring a unified message to Congress about why museums are essential and how federal policies affect museums. Participants include museum directors, … read more

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