Meet Your Museum
Summer is a great time to invite the public to visit museums.
That's why the AMA is launching the #MeetYourMuseum campaign!
Through this campaign, which will run throughout July and August,
we hope to increase awareness of Alberta museums, promote joy and
collective celebration, and increase attendance at our members'
sites. The campaign includes advertisements and images for members
to use in their promotions and buttons to provide to visitors
during their visit!
Interested in participating?
- Download the images below and post on social media along with
your existing promotions;
- Re-tweet and share AMA social media posts using the hashtags
#MeetYourMuseum and #Staycation;
- Request free buttons from the AMA to distribute to
- Encourage visitors to post selfies using the hashtags
#IMetMyMuseum and #Staycation.
To get your free buttons go to the AMA
Additionally, The Alberta Museums Association (AMA) is
encouraging its Institutional Members to invite their
MLAs to visit their museums during the month of July in
order to showcase how museums are leading contributors to the
social, cultural, and educational fabric of Alberta. The goal of
#MeetYourMuseum Month is to increase the awareness with all
government representatives of the importance and value of museums
to their communities, and an in-person experience is an excellent
way to communicate our sectors value!
Unsure of what to highlight?
- Offer a special "behind the scenes" tour of an exhibit or
- Provide them with a customized invitation to an existing event
- Host a community BBQ.
We encourage you to reach out to your elected officials at their
constituency office quickly as, although the Alberta Legislature is
not in session during the month of July, summers can be busy and
itineraries can fill up quickly. Invite your MPs and municipal
officials to visit as well; the museum sector benefits with broad
If you would like more information about #MeetYourMuseum Month,
or additional ideas about how to get elected officials to visit
your museum, please contact the AMA Advancement Lead at
780.424.2626 ext. 223 or at firstname.lastname@example.org