Art Advocacy Days


The 3rd Annual National Museum Advocacy Day will be held in Washington DC on February 28th and March 1st in 2011. Check out the American Associations of Museums website for more info.

2011’s Art Advocacy Day dates have not been announced as of yet. Keep checking The Americans for the Arts website for updates.



Joe Riley, Mayor of Charleston, SC, (and funniest mayor on the planet) took the stage in 2010 as guest speaker for the Nancy Hanks Lecture on Arts and Public Policy. Click here for the audio.


Watch Louise Slaughter (D-NY) advocate for the Arts in her “Will Power” Shakespeare shirt.


Watch Philadelphia Mayor, Michael Nutter, testify for the reauthorization of the NEA budget in 2010.


Watch Brigadier General Nolen Bivens fight for the federal funding of the arts from 2010’s Art Advocacy Day


WATCH this knock-out performance by Wynton Marsalis at the 22nd Annual Nancy Hanks Lecture on Arts and Public Policy during 2009’s Art Advocacy Day.


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