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Get Involved: Diversifying Museum Visitors Project

Within an increasingly diverse society how might UK museums grow attendance and engagement? How do we move beyond talk to action in increasing diversity, inclusion and e…

The Textile Society: Museum, Archive and Conservation Award

The Society offers awards of up to £5,000 for a textile related project and the award is designed to support textile related projects within a museum, archive, or conservation studio for exhibitio…

Collections Trust consultation on the draft of SPECTRUM 5.0

The long-awaited draft of SPECTRUM 5.0 is now available online and Collections Trust want to hear your opinions. The consultation is open until Monday 8 May 2017, with plans to publish the final ve…

New funding for sharing works of art across the UK

£750,000 initiative from Garfield Weston Foundation with Art Fund Scheme aims to empower museums around the country to borrow works of art and objects from …

AIM E-News Mid-April Edition 2017

AIM E-News Mid-April Edition 2017 – Number 104  AIM News Want To Work Differently? A Grant From The AIM Hallmarks Awards Can Help You…

Want to work differently? A grant from the AIM Hallmarks Awards can help you

Now open for applications, the latest round of the AIM Hallmarks Awards will make grants totalling around £70,000 in England and just over £20,000 in Wales. Funded by Arts Council England …

Museum Freecycle to be featured in the Museum of London’s exhibition

The Museum Freecycle project has been selected by the Museum of London as one of 25 innovative projects, which all aim…

National Summer School for Arts Fundraising and Leadership

The acclaimed National Summer School for Arts Fundraising and Leadership will run again from 16-21 July 2017.  Led by University of Leeds, named University of the Year 2017…

ABTEM Larger & Working Objects Guidelines – Call For Interested Parties

The Association of British Transport & Engineering Museums (ABTEM) has recently appointed the International Railway Heritage Consultancy (IRHC) to work with them to produce new guidelines for m…

Museums + Heritage Show 2017 promises a show not to be missed

With just under two months to go until Museums + Heritage Show 2017, the organisers of the UK’s most comprehensive event for the cultural sector …

ACE welcomes evidence of cultural shift

Arts Council England (ACE) has welcomed signs of a cultural shift with more black and minority representation in arts and cultural organisations. But more progress was needed, especially in disable…

AIM E-News Late March Edition 2017

 AIM E-News Late March Edition 2017  AIM NEWS Discounted AIM Conference Tickets – Be An Early Bird T…

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