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Museums Advocacy Day 2012

Posted by Amanda Gustin on February 24, 2012 in future of museums |

Dear Museums Advocacy Day supporters, With just a few days to go until Museums Advocacy Day 2012 gets underway, we ask you to please share the following message with your members and networks: Museums Advocacy Day 2012 Webcast The American Association of Museums will be webcasting portions of the two-day event. We invite you to […]

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NEA & NEH Funding

Posted by Amanda Gustin on July 12, 2011 in Uncategorized |

The AASLH, on top of things as always, has made it very easy to write in to your congressperson about the recent slash in funding for both the NEA and NEH: AASLH is a proud member of the National Humanities Alliance, and we are asking you to please write your Members of Congress and ask […]

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Museum Advocacy

Posted by Amanda Gustin on July 8, 2011 in Uncategorized |

This seems sadly apropos for a week in which funding for the NEA and NEH has been cut again. AAM is doing two free museum advocacy webinars next week. Two FREE Upcoming Advocacy Programs – July 12 and July 13 AAM will offer two FREE programs next week, and we invite you to participate: August […]

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House Appropriations Letter Supporting Office of Museum Services

Posted by Amanda Gustin on March 14, 2011 in forum not temple |

This is a move-fast kind of alert. I just completed the process outlined here by the AAM, and it took two minutes and twelve second. (Yes, I used a stopwatch.) That two minutes and twelve seconds included composing the following paragraph, which I offer here for you to cut-and-paste into the relevant section of the […]

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Happy (?) Museums Advocacy Day!

Posted by Amanda Gustin on February 28, 2011 in forum not temple |

If you haven’t been following the AAM’s Facebook feed – or any of their other communication methods – you might not know that today and tomorrow are designated as Museum Advocacy Days. The AAM, through its website Speak Up For Museums, is promoting a number of ways to get in touch with your local representatives […]

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Museums and Historic Preservation in FY 2012

Posted by Amanda Gustin on February 14, 2011 in forum not temple, museums in the news |

The National Trust for Historic Preservation is live-blogging their analysis of President Obama’s proposed budget for next year. They’ll be updating throughout the day as they discuss areas of the budget that relate to historic preservation and public funding for the arts. If you want to do your own research, there’s an interactive breakdown of […]

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AAM Webinar on Social Media and Museum Advocacy

Posted by Kristin Bierfelt on January 20, 2011 in forum not temple |

In early December, AAM sponsored a webinar on social media and museum advocacy. Led by Stephanie Vance of Advocacy Associates, the presentation provided basic lessons in how to use newer tools like Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter to cultivate supporters and engage elected officials. Here are some of Vance’s suggestions: Blogs: If you’re writing on behalf […]

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A Guide to Guidestar

Posted by Amanda Gustin on January 6, 2011 in forum not temple, free resources, professional development |

With the advent of the internet age, we all have a LOT more tools in our hands to begin to learn about specific organizations – and particularly specific museums. Whether you’re doing some research into a museum you’d like to work for, trying to get a good picture for how a museum of a certain […]

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Resources for Weathering the Financial Storm from AASLH

Posted by Amanda Gustin on December 17, 2010 in free resources |

At a panel at NEMA focused on emerging museum directors and professionals, one of the topics that the audience felt they had trouble finding resources about was finances. I’ve just discovered that the American Association for State & Local History has put together a really excellent guide for museums and other nonprofits during our current […]

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TED: Ideas Worth Spreading

Posted by Amanda Gustin on December 13, 2010 in forum not temple, free resources |

Museums are in trouble. That’s not news to anyone in the field right now. We need big ideas to take us forward into this next century – we need to reimagine what we’re doing, and why, and how. Your guess is as good as mine as to where those ideas will come from. But that’s […]

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