News

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

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AMA events

The AMA has a variety of webinars coming up between January and March that are a great way to fit some training into your week — whether you’re at home or are back in the office. They co…

AIM member discount from new Associate Supplier, Conservation Resources

We’re pleased to welcome Conservation Resources to AIM as our newest Associate Supplier. Conservation Resources UK was established more than 30 years ago and supplies museums, gallerie…

It’s Showtown!

Seeking to bring together the best of museum and visitor attraction, Showtown celebrates Blackpool and its role in the development of British popular culture. We spoke to Learning and Engag…

Heritage Heroes Awards 2020

Heritage Heroes Awards 2020: Nominations are now open! Do you know someone who went in to check on an empty heritage building in lockdown? Do you know someone who check…

Museum Profile – Black Cultural Archives

Black Cultural Archives (BCA) in Brixton is the home of Black British History. Our mission is to collect, preserve and celebrate the histories of people of African and Caribbean descent in the UK a…

Museum Profile – The Cromwell Museum

The Cromwell Museum is a contradiction; it’s one of the smallest museums in the UK (our gallery space is currently a single room just 70 metres square) but has internationally important c…

AIM and Museums Association working together to support Kickstart scheme

AIM and Museums Association are working together to support the sector in accessing the Kickstart Scheme…

You’ve reopened, but what next?

Recovery and change: what are the first steps? Hilary McGowan and Piotr Bienkowski Many museums will need to adapt and change to ensure they survive in the longer term. How …

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…

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. …

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 …

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