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Legislative Updates and Museums Advocacy Day 2022

Advocacy Alert – October 29, 2021 In this Alliance Advocacy Alert: Help Preserve Museum Jobs: Tell Congress to Retain the Employee Retention Tax Credit for Nonprofits Good News: …

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 …

FY 2022 Appropriations & Invite Congress to Visit Your Museum

Advocacy Alert – June 16, 2021 Urge Your Representative to Support the Office of Museum Services (OMS) As reported in our last Alliance Advocacy Alert, the Alliance continues its …

Tell Congress: Include Museums in the Infrastructure Bill

Advocacy Alert – May 12, 2021 In this Alliance Advocacy Alert: Tell Congress: Include Museums in the Infrastructure Bill Stay Informed: Strong Support in the House of Representatives …

Last Chance – Ask Your Legislators to Sign On Today!

Advocacy Alert – April 12, 2021 Last Chance – Ask Your Legislators to Sign On Today! Representatives Paul Tonko (D-NY), David McKinley (R-WV), Chellie Pingree (D-ME), and Andy …

Advocacy Updates: OMS Appropriations Letters and SVO Grant Applications

UPDATE APRIL 6, 2021 – The deadline for Senators to join this letter has been extended to Wednesday, April 14. The deadline for Representatives to sign is Friday, April 16. It just …

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 …

Speak Up for Museums – Connecting with the New Congress in 2021

A New Year and A New Congress As we enter a new year, we also begin working with a new Congress and a new administration. While there is much to be hopeful about, there is a lot of work to …
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A Q&A with Dirk Hiscock, Designer of This Year’s Winner for Excellence in Publication Design

Category: Alliance Blog
After reviewing hundreds of entries every year, the jury for AAM’s annual Museum Publications Design Competition awards only one publication with the Frances Smyth-Ravenel Prize for …

Pushing the Boundaries

Category: Museum Magazine
The Whitney Plantation Museum confronts the truth of its history in all facets of its …

Beyond the Museum Walls

Category: Museum Magazine
This article originally appeared in the November/December 2021 issue of Museum magazine, a benefit of AAM membership. The Queens Museum serves as a community anchor by embracing porosity, …

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