News

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

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New Free Guide: Working With Freelancers

A new guide – Working with Freelancers – has been created to support museums in finding, commissioning, briefing, working with and paying freelancers and consultants. It aims to…

Grants Of Up To £12,000 Now Available From The AIM Hallmarks Awards

AIM members in England can now apply for a grant of up to £12,000 through the new AIM Hallmarks Awards.…

Grants of Up To £90,000 For History Makers In England

The third and final round of the AIM Biffa Award History Makers Programme is now open f…

UK Photography Group Seeks Independent Museums For Paid Shoot Locations

AIM: Hi Jan – Can you explain to AIM members what this group is for and about please? JE:  The Photoshoots Club group is a network of creatives invol…

Top 10 Easy Tips To Improve Your Museum Website

Updating your museum website can feel like a huge task, so we spoke to Harry O’Connor, CEO of AIM Associate Suppliers, Heritage Creative, for som…

AIM And Charity Finance Group Launch New Three-Year Partnership

AIM members can now receive free membership of the Charity Finance Group after AIM and CFG launched their new partnership during AIM National Confe…

Making A Real And Lasting Change In The Museums Sector: Open Up Museums For Everyone Launches

A new website and series of useful free resources created by the ‘Open Up: Museums for everyone’ project have now launched. The project and resulting resources were designed to help all …

Admission Charges – What Does The Research Tell Us?

Our Director, Emma Chaplin is giving a talk today at the Museums + Heritage Show with Jonathan Durnin of DC Research called: Admission Charges – What Does The Research Tell Us? 12:35 – 1…

Five Museums Awarded New Funding From AIM Biffa Award As Round Three Opens

Five museums have just been announced as recipients of AIM Biffa Award funding via the ‘His…

New Standard For Museum And Gallery Buildings

Image: Courtesy of Beamish Museum The following is a guest blog by Chris Woods, Director of The National Conservation Service, about the new standard, EN 16893:2018, which c…

AIM Launches New Guidance To Support Museum Trustees And Boards

The Association of Independent Museums (AIM) has launched a new series of free online guides to support Trustees and Boards of UK museums and heritage sites. Created as part of the AIM Hallmarks Pr…

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