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MAA TAKES ACTION

If you are interested in getting involved in advocacy -- at any level -- please let us know at azmuseums@gmail.com


                                                                                                     Arizona Arts Congress 2017                      Invite Congress to Your Museum 2018                       Arizona Arts Congress 2019


MAA is an annual sponsor of the American Alliance of Museums Museum Day and of the Arizona Arts Congress.    

We encourage all Arizona museums to participate in Invite Congress to Your Museum Week held annually in August.

In August 2019 MAA joined other museum associations in urging the Alaska State Board of Regents to continuing funding for the University of Alaska Museum of the North.

In August 2019 MAA wrote a letter in support of the continuation of the Arizona Capitol Museum as part of the Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records for its Sunset Review.

In October 2018 MAA signed on to the UBIT Coalition letter regarding a proposal to expand taxes on non-profit organization.

In July 2018 MAA was the first state museum association to sign on to We Are Still In.

In May 2015 MAA issued a statement supporting the Hopi Tribe in their efforts to prevent the auction of their sacred material at a Paris auction

In July 2015 MAA joined with other state and regional museum associations to send letters of protest the closing of the Illinois State Museum System to the Illinois Governor and the  Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability. 

MAA was one of more than 2000 national, state and local organizations that signed on to a letter sent to the President and members of Congress by NDD United, urging continued support for "non-defense discretionary" programs and relief from from sequestration budget cuts.





Museum Association of Arizona

P.O. Box 63902,
Phoenix, Arizona 85082

azmuseums@gmail.com

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