Meet Your Museum
Welcome your MLA for #MeetYourMuseum Month!
The Alberta Museums Association is encouraging its Institutional
Members to invite their MLAs to visit their museums during the
month of July in order to showcase how museums are leading
contributors to the social, cultural, and educational fabric of
Alberta. The goal of #MeetYourMuseum Month is to increase the
awareness with all government representatives of the importance and
value of museums to their communities, and an in-person experience
is an excellent way to communicate our sectors value!
Unsure of what to highlight?
- Offer a special "behind the scenes" tour of an exhibit or
- Provide them with a customized invitation to an existing event
- Host a community BBQ.
We encourage you to reach out to your elected officials at their
constituency office quickly as, although the Alberta Legislature is
not in session during the month of July, summers can be busy and
itineraries can fill up quickly. Invite your MPs and municipal
officials to visit as well; the museum sector benefits with broad
If you would like more information about #MeetYourMuseum Month,
or additional ideas about how to get elected officials to visit
your museum, please contact the AMA Advancement Lead at
780.424.2626 ext. 223 or at email@example.com