2019 Museums Day on the Hil

Tue, Jan 29
  • 350 N. State Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84103
On Museum Advocacy Day, Museums from around the state descend on Capitol Hill to talk to their legislators about the crucial role museums play in the community, and give Capitol regulars and visitors a peak at their collections, programs, and missions. This year, we’ve updated the format so you can curate your Museum Advocacy Day experience.Education TrackRegistration deadline: January 11, 2019This track focuses on spotlighting museum offerings and networking in the Capitol Rotunda. You will have a display table and the chance to learn about other organizations and share your knowledge with legislators and school children alike! Space for this track is limited, as there is only so much room on the Rotunda floor.Timeline8:00 am-8:30 am      Check-in, load-in, and set up museum display tables8:45 am-1:00 pm      Network with your fellow participants and chat up Capitol visitors1:00 pm-1:30 pm      Load-outAdvocacy TrackRegistration deadline: January 22, 2019This track focuses on meeting with legislators and discussing the importance of continued support to the Museum community. During the Advocacy Meeting there will be a short training and you will get to work together with other individuals in your legislator's district to solidify talking points. This track is for attendees who want to learn the ropes of advocacy and meet with legislators directly. UMA will reach out to schedule group meetings with the legislators.Timeline8:00 am-8:45 am       Check-in8:45 am-9:45 am       Advocacy Meeting9:45 am-12:00 pm     Meetings with legislators, network with educators, learn about lawmaking process12:00 pm-12:45 pm   Wrap-up, Questions, Next Steps

Event Info

  • Presented By: Utah Cultural Alliance
  • Dates: January 29, 2019
  • Location: Utah State Capitol Building
  • Address: 350 N. State Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84103
  • Time: 8:00 AM to 11:59 PM

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