Key Issues

Federal Funding

Learn more about funding for the IMLS, NEA, and NEH, which give grants to museums on a competitive basis.

Mapping the Reach of Art Museums

AAMD's mapping project provides a vivid illustration of museums’ reach across their communities.

AAMD Member Advocacy

How AAMD members are working to defend the NEA, NEH, and IMLS

Tax Matters

AAMD is part of a broad coalition working to preserve the income tax deduction for charitable gifts.

Hot Topic

Click here for information about legislation and initiatives affecting the art museum field.


AAMD is an an active participant in addressing international issues of interest to art museums.