Giving Day 2022
TAM Giving Day 2022
Save the Date: November 29, 2022
This year, TAM is leaning into Giving Day and setting a $5,000 donation goal to help support TAM operations. The pandemic, instability, and rising operational costs have been challenging for all of us. Through all of this, the TAM community has continued to demonstrate the incredible perseverance of Texas museums, cultural organizations, academic programs, and museum-serving businesses. Your generosity will help provide much needed support for TAM operations and serve as a vote of confidence for our future and strategic direction.
Those able and willing to support TAM at the $50.00 level will be entered into a drawing for a free, full registration to the Annual Conference in San Antonio (worth $575.00). Those who donate more than $100 will also receive a TAM mug in the mail.
From now through November 29, 2022, you'll get to hear from TAM Council Members, learn about the many ways museums impact society, and have the opportunity to win a free conference registration.
Support TAM this year, and invest in the arts, culture, and historical preservation of Texas’ tomorrow. Here are some ways you can support TAM this Giving Tuesday:
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Hear more about TAM and Giving Day 2022 from TAM President, Margaret Koch.
Hear from TAM Councilors about Why They Give & Why They Support TAM
From TAM Officer & Past President Chris Dyer: "For Texas museum professionals, there is no greater connector than TAM. I choose to support TAM annually through membership and personal contributions because of the continued impact that the organization has on museum professionals at all stages of their career. Please join me with your support of TAM with a 2022 Giving Tuesday contribution."
TAM Councilor Ami Kamara: "TAM has consistently kept me plugged into the great museum community for the past 15 years. I've met so many colleagues from all over the state that I've learned from, shared ideas and meals with and now count among my friends. TAM is invaluable!"
TAM Councilor Kendal Smith Lake: "TAM is your museum’s advocate and resource. Past and upcoming programs focus on development, marketing and marketing research, collections management, diversity and inclusion, and new technologies to name just a few. Most important, I feel are the connections that can be made with colleagues in our field across the state. We learn best from each other when we share experiences!"
TAM Treasurer Charlie Walter: "The Texas Association of Museums is the most important leadership and professional development resource available to Texas Museums."