News

This section features news, events and staff and Trustee vacancies from across the museum and heritage sector.

If you have any news that you would like considered for publishing either on this website or in our fortnightly E-News, please contact Sassy Hicks.

Sign Up Now For The BBC Civilisations Festival 2018

Museums across the UK are being encouraged to take part in an exciting new BBC festival in March next year. …

AIM Council Members Needed: How To Apply

We are looking for up to five new Council members. The Council are the trustees of the Association. They set our strategy and ensure that we stay close to our members, as well as representing AIM a…

Building Resilience: Fundraising And Revenue Diversification Programme

Ongoing change in the political and financial landscape requires that arts leaders develop new strategies, and new resources, to build and sustain resilient organisations. In response to thi…

AIM E-News Mid July Edition 2017

AIM NEWS AIM Biffa Award Announce New Round Of ‘History Makers’ Funding AIM Biffa Award have just launched the second round of funding to be re…

Almanac 2017: An Introduction To The Latest Data On The Voluntary Sector

A new webinar produced by NCVO that explores information and trends from the 2017 UK Civil Society Almanac – which was published in May – has just been made available online. The…

First Museums Taking Part In The AIM And Icon Collections Care Audits Announced

A new partnership scheme between AIM and The Institute of Conservation (Icon) that is helping small museums to undertake professional collections care audits has …

Funding Opportunity: The Weston Loan Programme With Art Fund Is Now Open

Are you looking to enhance your collection by borrowing a work of art? Do you have a project in the pipeline that would benefit from a particular loan? The Weston Loan Programme with Art Fun…

Business Rates Appeals – What’s The Rush?

The successful appeal on behalf of York Museums Trust has generated a lot of media interest… but little museum activity. AIM has been working toward this for their membership, with help from …

£10million National Lottery Funding To Involve More Young People In UK Heritage

Twelve projects across the UK have been awarded grants of up to £1million* through the Heritage Lottery Fund’s (HLF) new Kick the Dust programme. …

Helping Museum Trustees To Get Ahead: Free AIM Hallmarks Governance Sessions

We are pleased to announce a new series of free AIM Hallmarks Governance Sessions for heritage trustees that will run from September 2017 to the end of January 2018. Organised in partnership…

July 2017 Trustee Vacancies

Here you can find the July trustee vacancies from AIM member museums across the UK, so please consider applying if you can! If you would like to advertise any vacancies next month, please v…

List Your Museum For Free With ‘Get Kids Out Learning’

Children love being outdoors – learning through play and being inspired to explore the amazing world around them. But with the summer holidays coming up, it’s easy for kids to quickly becom…

AIM Energy Action Group

The AIM Energy Action Group is free to join and can save your museum money

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