Abbe President and CEO travels to Washington for Museums Advocacy Day

Catlin-Legutko meets with Senator Collins during Museums Advocacy Day, 2013Abbe President and CEO, Cinnamon Catlin-Legutko will travel to Washington, D.C. on February 24-25 to participate in Museums Advocacy Day, during which over 300 museum professionals from across the country journey to the capitol to make the case for federal support of America’s museums.

Museums Advocacy Day is the embodiment of the Constitutional right of citizens to petition the government, and a basic exercise in democracy, whereby average citizens have their voices heard in Congress. Catlin-Legutko will meet with Maine’s representatives and present powerful data on the economic, educational, and community impact museums make both locally and nationally.

Stay tuned for a report after Advocacy Day!