News

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

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Freelance Opportunity: Focus Group Facilitator, New Stories, New Audiences

AIM has been awarded initial funding from the National Heritage Lottery Fund to develop a new grant fund, New Stories, New Audiences. The proposed new scheme would enable museums an…

Coronavirus support resouces

The AIM website is being continually updated with the latest information and advice on how you can navigate the current situation. Our focus is on providing resources that make sense of the deluge …

Joint statement from National Museum Directors’ Council, Association of Independent Museums, Museums Association, Heritage Alliance and National Trust

COVID-19 is an ongoing public health emergency and our foremost thoughts are with those who are affected, those who have lost loved ones and those in the healthcare frontline. As has been ac…

March 2020 Trustee Vacancies

Three trustees covering Museum Management and Educational Outreach; Finance; Fundraising Kent Mining Heritage Foundation, Deal, Kent The Kent Mining …

Budget 2020 and Business Rates

AIM spoke to Colin Hunter of Lambert Smith Hampton about yesterday’s Budget and what it could mean for museum business rates.  In his ina…

New Chair and Vice Chair appointments – AIM Council

AIM appoints Andrew Lovett as Chair and Marilyn Scott MBE and Caroline Worthington as Vice Chairs AIM made a number of new appointments …

February 2020 Trustee Vacancies

Chair and Trustees, Kiplin Hall and Gardens, North Yorkshire Chair Kiplin Hall and Gardens is seeking a passionate and dynamic…

Are you fit for the future? Ticket sales open for AIM National Conference

Bookings have now opened for AIM’s 2020 Conference with early bird rates available for AIM members until 9th April. The conference takes place from 18 – 20 June at …

Landmark Ruling on Business Rates for Museums

Museum operators across England and Wales breathed a sigh of relief last week after the Upper Tribunal (Land Chamber) ruled in their favour, following a long-running battle with the Valuation Offic…

January 2020 Trustee Vacancies

Chair of Trustees, Crossness Engines Trust, Bexley, London The Crossness Engines Trust was established as a charity in 1987 with th…

Success Guide: Negotiating Business Rates

In partnership with Lambert Smith Hampton, AIM has updated its guide on ‘Successfully Negotiating Business Rates’. Written by Colin Hunter, …

December 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. Weald & Downland Living Museum Singleton, Chi…

AIM Energy Action Group

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

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