News

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

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Updated Charity Governance Code

A new, refreshed Charity Governance Code was launched in December – with significant updates to the Diversity and Integrity principles in the Code. Boards of Trustees should aspire to achi…

Trustee vacancy – Herne Bay Museum Trust

Herne Bay Museum Trust in Kent is currently seeking 3 Trustees join the Board. The position of Chair of Trustees will become vacant in the summer of 2021 and Treasurer early in 2022. The Tru…

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…

How Divento.com helped a small museum reopen

Like many small museums, Bath Postal Museum didn’t have the means to reopen in a COVID-compliant way. Setting up and maintaining it’s own booking system was too costly and the us…

Trustee vacancy – Florence Nightingale Museum

The Florence Nightingale Museum celebrates the life and work of the best known figure in nursing history. Nightingale was the founder of modern nursing, was one of our greatest Victorians an…

Trustee vacancy – Buckingham Old Gaol Trust

Buckingham Old Gaol Trust is seeking new Trustees to join the Board. Company Secretary Comply with Charities Commission and Companies House statutory requirements incl…

Let’s take this outside

With many museums forced to limit their indoor space, interpretive designers the Creative Core celebrate the joys and possibilities of outdoor interpretation for museums and visitors alike. …

Re-engaging your visitors

Due to the altered COVID-19 landscape, we may have to re-learn what our visitors want, explains Colin Mulberg. The museum and heritage sectors are dealing with shifts in vis…

Trustee vacancy – UK Antarctic Heritage Trust

The UK Antarctic Heritage Trust, based in Cambridge, is looking to strengthen and enhance our Board of Trustees with new skills and ideas and the energy to deliver our vision. We are seeking indivi…

What more can we do?

Management Consultants Fourth Street highlight how responding to COVID-19 demands constant creative thinking, not least as museums are perhaps more important to our communities tha…

AIM publishes new Success Guide for museum trustees

AIM is pleased to share the latest Success Guide – Successful Governance for Museum Trustees. The guide is designed to be of practical help to Boards of independent museums throughout …

National Video Game Museum

The National Videogame Museum is new as museums go, having opened in Sheffield in 2018. In our first year, we welcomed 40,000 visitors, school groups and families, drawn to the museum by en…

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