News

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

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Discover Inspirational ‘History Makers’ With AIM’s New Website

From the expert witness in the grisly Dr Crippen murder trial, to the inventor of the first electric street tramway and even the man who changed the face of education before dying penniless under t…

Statement
Statement
26/09/2019 in Archive News, News

We are aware of recent press coverage regarding the reported suspension of Richard Evans, AIM Chair, from his post as Director of Beamish. Whilst it would not be appropriate to comment furth…

Have You Googled Your Museum Recently?

If you have recently searched for your museum online, then the chances are that you have seen what Google calls a Knowledge Graph or Knowledge Graph Panel which appears as a block of information ab…

September 2019 Trustee Vacancies

Can you support an AIM member museum by becoming a Trustee? If so, the following museums would love to hear from you. If you would like to advertise a Trustee vacancy for free in our monthly…

Protect Your Museum From Energy Scams, Cold-Calls And Phishing Emails

Has your museum been contacted by bogus energy suppliers recently? Here at AIM and the AIM Energy Action Group, we have been receiving an unusually high number of reports of fake calls related to u…

Copyright Enforcement And Using Images At Your Museum

If you are updating your marketing materials at your museum or sourcing new photos for your museum website, it can be easy to accidentally use copyrighted images by mistake. But behind every photog…

Improve Visitor Satisfaction At Your Museum Through Sentiment Analysis

Sentiment analysis (or opinion mining) has become a hot-trend topic of market research in the past few years and it can show you what your museum visitors think and feel about their experience at y…

Updated AIM Quick Guide: Donation Boxes In Museums

Since its initial launch in 2015, the AIM Quick Guide to ‘Donation Boxes in Museums’ has often been cited by…

New AIM Associate Suppliers: ATS Heritage

We are delighted to welcome ATS Heritage as AIM Associate Suppliers. Helping clients deliver memorable experiences, ATS Heritage (ATS) has establ…

New AIM Associate Suppliers: 360 Virtual Tour Co.

We are delighted to welcome 360 Virtual Tour Co. as AIM Associate Suppliers. 360 Virtual Tour Co. is an official global Google provider of 360° v…

Six Ways To Reduce Water Consumption In A Museum

With the colder months approaching, if your museum needs energy saving or purchasing advice, please don’t forget that joining the …

CFG Member Spotlight: The Cynon Valley Museum Trust

Charlotte Morgan, Museum Manager, The Cynon Valley Museum Trust The Cynon Valley Museum was opened in 2001 by the local authority. It was an early victim of government cut…

AIM Energy Action Group

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

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