Tips

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…

Innovative, Entertaining And Always Useful! AIM Museum Fizzers 2017

No matter what their size, AIM members always enjoy learning from each other and like discovering tips that can be easily applied at their own organisations. So, it’s no surprise that the Museum …

AIM Launches New Guidance On Heritage Capital Projects

Museums and heritage sites that are about to embark on major capital projects can now prepare for the work and challenges ahead thanks to a recently launched free new publication by the Association…

Making the move to become a CIO

Why would you convert your unincorporated charitable trust with a voting membership to a CIO (Charitable Incorporated Organisation)? And would you dare do it without involving lawyers (except for t…

Let’s Get Digital

There’s no denying that ‘digital’ has been one of the biggest buzzwords of the past few years, but for many museums, galleries and heritage sites, using digital tools can often feel like yet …

Get Started With Corporate Partnerships: Tips and Webinar

For the past few years, AIM has been working closely with the Heritage Alliance and the Institute of Fundraising on their joint Giving to Herit…

Great Place Scheme puts culture at the heart of local vision in England

A £15m scheme to help put culture at the heart of successful communities was unveiled by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF)…