Meet Your Museum
Our #MeetYourMuseum campaign has been a huge success; with
twenty-eight museums participating across Alberta, the Alberta
Museums Association (AMA) has officially distributed all available
buttons! This campaign is designed increase awareness of Alberta
Museums, promote joy and collective celebration, and boost
attendance, and visitors across Alberta are sharing their museum
experiences (and buttons) on social media every day.
If you did not have the opportunity to receive any "I Met My
Museum" buttons, you can still engage your visitors in the
How to participate:
- Download the images below and post on social media along with
your existing promotions;
- Re-tweet and share AMA social media posts using the hashtags
#MeetYourMuseum and #Staycation;
- Encourage visitors to post selfies using the hashtags
#IMetMyMuseum and #Staycation.
For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Get Involved at museums.ab.ca to learn more and see how
you can participate.
Additionally, The Alberta Museums Association (AMA) 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