Advocacy Events

Museum Day at the Capitol Pre-Training Webinar
The Ins and Outs of In-Person Advocacy
February 7, 2023 10:00am-11:00am

Join OMA members Jason Harris and Ken Busby as we explore the Ins and Outs of In-Person Advocacy. During this one-hour workshop, we will help prepare you for Oklahoma Museums Day at the Capitol on February 21. We will discuss legislative priorities, “making the ask,” expectations, and more so that you have the skills to help build and cultivate meaningful relationships with elected officials. Register here.

Oklahoma Museums Day at the Capitol

February 21, 2023 9:00am-12:00pm

This will not be your typical advocacy day in OKC! We have coordinated several engaging hands-on activities and demonstrations for elected officials and their staff will host a cookie and hot chocolate bar and will provide online training in advance and the morning of to help enable you to engage legislators. To help prepare, we will discuss legislative priorities, offer quick tips, demonstrate “making an ask,” and more. So, bring your voices and stories to the state capitol and begin engaging legislators more directly. Register here.

Oklahoma Museums Week
March 12-18, 2023

All museums and cultural institutions are encouraged to use the daily hashtag to post content surrounding their institution’s mission, programming, collection, and exhibitions. We hope to educate connected audiences, stakeholders, and policymakers and encourage visitors to get out and explore Oklahoma during spring break and beyond.

Hashtag Schedule 

Sunday, March 12 #OnlyInOK & #OklahomaMuseumsWeek
Monday, March 13 #ArtandCultureInOK & #OklahomaMuseumsWeek
Tuesday, March 14 #InteractiveInOK & #OklahomaMuseumsWeek
Wednesday, March 15 #BehindTheScenesInOK & #OklahomaMuseumsWeek
Thursday, March 16 #ExploringInOK & #OklahomaMuseumsWeek
Friday, March 17 #PastPresentAndFutureInOK & #OklahomaMuseumsWeek
Saturday, March 18 #MakingADifferenceInOK & #OklahomaMuseumsWeek