News

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

You can submit news articles for consideration to editor@aim-museums.co.uk

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…

Applications To Museums And Resilient Leadership 2020-2021 Now Open

Described by participants as “life changing”, Museums and Resilient Leadership is a year-long programme to develop future leaders for th…

Guest Article: Think Like A Business

Lesley Kendrew, a Charity and Not for Profit Partner at BHP – one of the largest independent firms of Chartered Accountants in the North – has written the f…

New AIM Guide For Boards: Planning To Recruit A Manager

If you are a Trustee of a museum or heritage organisation, a new AIM Guide called ‘Planning to Recruit A Manager’ will help you to focus on the stages of recruitment that take place before you …

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…

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…

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 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…

The Power To Bring About Change – Equality, Diversity And The Creative Case

Arts Council England is today (Monday 15th January) holding its annual diversity event Creative Case: leading diverse futures at Nottingham Playhouse. The Arts Council’…

Launch Of The Mendoza Review Of Museums In England

Tuesday 14th November saw the much-awaited launch of ‘The Mendoza Review: an in…

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