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Why Museums Matter: Lin Nelson-Mayson Honored in D.C.

Lin Nelson-Mayson, director of the Goldstein Museum of Design, was honored at the 2013 Museums Advocacy Day in Washington, D.C.,  on Feb. 25th. The award recognized Nelson-Mayson’s five years of service as a citizen-lobbyist, one of only 17 who participated in all five years of Museums Advocacy Day, an event organized by the American Alliance of Museums.The Goldstein Museum of Design is a collecting institution that advances the understanding and appreciation of design and the awareness that designed objects can contribute to quality of life. Nelson-Mayson has been a part of the concerted advocacy efforts for museums on Capitol Hill since the inception of Museums Advocacy Day in 2009. Over that time she has met with many members of the Minnesota Congressional delegation,…

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