News

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

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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…

Making the move to become a CIO

Why would you convert your unincorporated charitable trust with a voting membership to a CIO (Charitable Incorporated Organisation)? And would you dare do it without involving lawyers (except for t…

Ensure the resilience, growth and sustainability of your museum with Prosper: Now open for applications

Creative United have launched Prosper- a free business support programme for the arts, libraries and museums. Prosper will offer 7…

WW1 Army Heritage Award launching to help digitise collections and open up access

A new funding award launching in April 2017 will provide grants of up to £10,000 for UK-based military heritage institutions to digitise their World War One collections and make t…

Let’s Get Digital

There’s no denying that ‘digital’ has been one of the biggest buzzwords of the past few years, but for many museums, galleries and heritage sites, using digital tools can often feel like yet …

March Trustee Vacancies

The March AIM members Trustee vacancies are now online. To view the latest vacancies please click March Trustee Vacancies …

Consultants Appointed for Diversifying Museum Visitors Project

Julie Aldridge Associates with Mel Larsen and Pam Jarvis have been appointed to undertake a ground breaking project that will help museums to increase the diversity of their visitors. The ke…

Listen In: Museums Podcasts

In 2017, AIM will be creating a series of new podcasts covering subjects such as the AIM Hallmarks of prospering Museums, AIM research and top tips from museum sector professionals. Until then, we …

Governance Profile: Roger Cooke

Good chairmanship and good governance is an on-going process, so AIM sat down with Roger Cooke, chair of the Tullie House Museum board to discover what their governance journey has been like……

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