News

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

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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…

Disabled people fear exclusion due to Covid-19 restrictions

Survey reveals disabled people’s top concerns around visiting places and what they expect venues to be doing to make it safe and easy for them to visit. Disabled people’s top con…

Moving forward in digital heritage

Working in digital heritage is exciting: as technology improves all the time, the possibilities of what can be achieved continue to grow. Here AIM Associate Supplier Experience Heritage explore som…

Virtually there – creating effective online experiences

Many museums are reaching out to their audiences by exploring alternative ways to tell their stories in a memorable way. Here, ATS Heritage highlight what m…

Get involved with DCMS Love Culture week

To celebrate culture, DCMS will be highlighting: museums, galleries, heritage sites, libraries, cinemas and cultural organisations, bi…

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…

Rethinking museum spaces for reopening

Award-winning architects John Puttick Associates explore how you might optimise your museum space to address the challenges of reopening …

ALVA Attractions Recovery Tracker

The Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA) has published the results of Wave 1, 2, 3 and 4 of its Attracti…

New Success Guide published – Understanding Your Audiences

  As AIM publishes it’s latest Success Guide – Understanding Your Audiences, author Emma Parsons, Arts and Heritage Consultant, shares her thoughts on understanding audience…

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…

Copyright Enforcement And Using Images At Your Museum

If you are updating your marketing materials at your museum or sourcing new photos for your museum website, it can be easy to accidentally use copyrighted images by mistake. But behind every photog…

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