News

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

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How Can Museums Work With Web Design Agencies?

One of the challenges heritage sector organisations face when commissioning a new website is working with web design agencies. Building a great relationship and mutual understanding with you…

Writing Effective Proposals To Trusts And Foundations For Museums And Heritage Sites

AIM Associate Suppliers – Tarnside Consulting – work with charities to help them fundraise effectively. In this article, they offer thought…

AIM And Charity Finance Group Gift Aid Webinar: Top Tips And Resources

If you couldn’t attend the recent AIM and Charity Finance Group webinar on Gift Aid, the slides and recorded presentation are now available below. Rachel Cooper, who runs …

How Your Museum Can Cut Down On Single Use Plastics: Product, Packaging And Personal

No one could have escaped the backlash against single use plastics which has become a talking point both for businesses and consumers. Concern was initially kicked off by The Blue Planet series, bu…

New AIM Associate Suppliers: Tarnside

Tarnside helps charities fundraise effectively so they can make good things happen. We have worked extensively with museums, galleries and heritage sites, delivering everything from small-scale tru…

5 Simple SEO Tips To Get More Visitors To Your Museum Website

Have you ever wondered how SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) can boost visitors to your museum website? SEO can help your website rank higher up in search engines (such as Google) where it is more l…

AIM Launches New Success Guide:  Successfully Taking Over Your Local Museum

Asset transfer is a relatively new approach to managing museums. It is complex, and it will be some time before the implications can be assessed. We spoke to Bethany Rex, Research Fellow at The Un…

Turn Views Into Visitors – Make Your Museum Website Work For You

It’s a question we get asked a lot at AIM – just how do you turn your museum website views into actual visitors? How many website visitors do you get each day? Ten? One hundred? One …

Get A Grant Of Up To £90,000 For Your History Makers

The third and final round of the AIM Biffa Award Hist…

Buy Or Renew Your AIM Membership Online

We are delighted to now offer secure online payments for either the purchase of AIM membership or for the renewal of an existing AIM membership. Please click the link below to discover which…

Definitive Introduction To Maritime Curatorship Fully Updated And Freely Available Online

A major new edition of the definitive handbook introducing the many fascinating aspects of maritime curatorship has been updated and is now available online. …

New Resources For Boards From AIM

AIM  has launched two new ‘how to guides’ for trustees. The latest in its series of advice notes for boards, the new guides help boards make sure that they have secu…

AIM Energy Action Group

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

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