News

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

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Steps to Sustainability – Building a Sustainable Heritage Sector – applications open

AIM is pleased to be partnering with The Social Enterprise Academy as they open applications for their new National Lottery Heritage Fund project – Steps to Sustainability! This opport…

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…

What will your future strategy be?

Six months ago, everything changed fast. Coming back is proving to be slow and unsure. Each museum is having a unique experience depending on your size, location, physical space, digital capacity, …

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…

Hayes Parsons Insurance Brokers on assessing risk and financial viability

Following the welcome issue of reopening advice and guidance Ben Leah, Director, Hayes Parsons Insurance Brokers highlights how museums might a…

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…

Top 10 Ways That Digital Interpretation Can Improve Your Visitor Experience

Digital interpretation comes in a bewildering array of forms. It also has a confusing number of names; sometimes its multimedia and sometimes it’s interactive or mobile interpretation. It can be …

Have You Googled Your Museum Recently?

If you have recently searched for your museum online, then the chances are that you have seen what Google calls a Knowledge Graph or Knowledge Graph Panel which appears as a block of information ab…

Improve Visitor Satisfaction At Your Museum Through Sentiment Analysis

Sentiment analysis (or opinion mining) has become a hot-trend topic of market research in the past few years and it can show you what your museum visitors think and feel about their experience at y…

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…

Your Museum Membership Scheme: How To Recruit, Retain And Engage Your Audiences

Does your museum run a membership scheme – or are you considering starting one to boost your revenue and profile? Kerrie Fuller, an experienced membership consultant, has written some top tips to…

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