OMA prides itself on being the collective voice for Oklahoma museums.
View the 2017 Advocacy Piece Here
For Oklahoma Museums Week, the Oklahoma Museums Association produces a museum advocacy piece which is delivered to the Oklahoma legislature. OMA encourages Oklahoma museums to utilize this information.
2008 Advocacy Piece
2009 Advocacy Piece
2010 Advocacy Piece
2011 Advocacy Piece
2012 Advocacy Piece
2013 Advocacy Piece
2014 Advocacy Piece
2015 Advocacy Piece
2016 Advocacy Piece
-View Governor Mary Fallin's Proclamation Declaring May 17-23, 2015 as Oklahoma Museums Week
Oklahoma Arts Information Center
The Oklahoma Arts Council offers the most current information about proposals that would impact public agencies serving Oklahoma through the arts can be found at the Oklahoma Arts Information Center.
Contact Your Legislators - Connect with lawmakers and exercise your rights as a museum advocate year-round!
Oklahoma State Senate
Oklahoma House of Representatives
Oklahoma Legislative Information System
Find your state and federal elected officials. Scroll down through the list of choices.
Find your Congressman, www.house.gov/writerep/ to write or e-mail your Representative or www.senate.gov/ to get your Senators' contact information. If you send an e-mail, be sure to include the topic, bill or agency in your subject line so that it can be directed to the appropriate staff member responsible for the issue. Or call the Capitol Switchboard at 202.224.3121 and ask for the office of your Representative or Senators and request to speak to the staffer responsible for the issue.
Museums Advocacy Day in Washington DC
American Alliance of Museums Speak up for Museums Website
Speak Up For Museums: The AAM Guide to Advocacy by Gail Ravnitzky Silberglied
How to Be Your Museum's Best Advocate by Jason Hall
AAM Guide to Nonprofit Advocacy
Americans for the Arts - Arts Action Center
Email as an effective advocacy tool
Guide to Effective Citizen Lobbying
Internal Revenue Service
Oklahoma Policy Institute