News

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

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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. …

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 Biffa Award Announce New Round Of ‘History Makers’ Funding

Who is your History Maker? Celebrate your museum’s historical figures with a grant of up to £75,000 through the AIM Biffa Award History Makers Programme. Round 2 is now open for AIM memb…

‘So, what was all that about then?’ Keynote Speech By Michael Day CVO

One of the highlights of AIM National Conference 2017 was the closing keynote speech by Michael Day CVO, recently retired CEO of Historic Royal Palaces and Vice President of AIM. Michael is always…

AIM E-News Late June Edition 2017

AIM NEWS Announcement Of ACE NPO Funding For AIM AIM has been awarded £1.2m from 2018-22 by Arts Council England (ACE), to help museums and heritage…

Innovative, Entertaining And Always Useful! AIM Museum Fizzers 2017

No matter what their size, AIM members always enjoy learning from each other and like discovering tips that can be easily applied at their own organisations. So, it’s no surprise that the Museum …

AIM Launches New Guidance On Heritage Capital Projects

Museums and heritage sites that are about to embark on major capital projects can now prepare for the work and challenges ahead thanks to a recently launched free new publication by the Association…

Announcement Of ACE NPO Funding For AIM

AIM has been awarded £1.2m from 2018-22 by Arts Council England (ACE), to help museums and heritage organisations prosper. AIM will be joining the N…

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