Case Study: What is the New President Doing for Museums?

Forces of Change
Start Day and Time
Sunday May 7 1-1:30 p.m.
Venue and Meeting Room
262 America's Center
Four of the last five presidents enacted major economic legislation in their first year. Many top museum priorities could see legislative action, and the new presidential administration will play a big role in shaping them. Get an update straight from the trenches, and learn how you can help advance the cause of museums in ways big and small.
Learner Outcome
  1. Understand current policy debates that impact the museum field and the role the new president is playing.
  2. Gain awareness of the many funding streams that can help museums undertake issues of diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility.
  3. Learn what you can do to advance the cause of museums, even if you aren't yet rich and famous.
Ben Kershaw
Director Government Relations
American Alliance of Museums