Museum Advocacy Alerts and Resources

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VAM serves as an advocate for museums, has presented testimony before hearings, and regularly provides information on the Virginia and District of Columbia museum community to elected officials.

Through our Legislative Updates, we keep members informed about legislation of interest.

Our Advocacy Alerts let members know when it is time to act on an issue – send an email, make a phone call, and get involved.

This page will be updated as news happens.

2020 General Session Updates

The 2020 Biennium Governor's Budget is Released

Bills of Interest this Session


Materials that Virginia Museums Can Use to Reach Legislators and Community Leaders

Museums as Economic Engines-Virginia (AAM)

National Museum Facts (AAM)

VAM Infographic 2019