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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…

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…

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…

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 …

New AIM Hallmarks Publication – Preparing To Prosper

Over the past three years, AIM has worked with museums and heritage organisations across the UK to put the ideas in the AIM Hallmarks framewor…

How To Market Accessibility

Providing a guide to the accessibility of your venue can attract customers and a new website can help you produce and publish one…

Check Your Energy Bills With The AIM Energy Action Group

The AIM Energy Action Group helps AIM member museums to reduce their bills and demonstrate energy sustainability.  So far 130 members have joined up for free, so don’t miss out on saving your mu…

Interpretation Panels: David vs Goliath – How To Beat The Big Budget Museums

The following is a lighthearted and informative guest blog by Tony Jones for AIM on how to make the most of your interpretation panels and storytelling. Tony is a freelance interpretive copy write…

Business Rates Appeals – What’s The Rush?

The successful appeal on behalf of York Museums Trust has generated a lot of media interest… but little museum activity. AIM has been working toward this for their membership, with help from …

Helping Museum Trustees To Get Ahead: Free AIM Hallmarks Governance Sessions

We are pleased to announce a new series of free AIM Hallmarks Governance Sessions for heritage trustees that will run from September 2017 to the end of January 2018. Organised in partnership…

List Your Museum For Free With ‘Get Kids Out Learning’

Children love being outdoors – learning through play and being inspired to explore the amazing world around them. But with the summer holidays coming up, it’s easy for kids to quickly becom…