News

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

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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…

What’s Going On In The World Of Charity Policy?

There’s a General Election on the horizon, reports of an increase in fraud, and Baroness Barran has reviewed progress on the Civil Society Strategy. So, we asked …

AIM Report and Toolkit highlights the significant Economic Impact of the Independent Museum Sector

AIM’s latest report on the Economic Impact of the Indep…

AIM Heritage Trustees Newsletter October 2019 / Cylchlythyr Ymddiriedolwyr Treftadaeth AIM Hydref 2019

AIM Heritage Trustees Newsletter October 2019 News and updates Updated AIM Quick Guide: Donation Boxes In Museums Since …

Please Contribute To A Museum Insurance Survey

We get a lot of calls from AIM members about museum insurance, so we know that this is a hot topic for many of our members. Are you paying too much for your insurance premiums or do you struggle to…

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 …

New AIM Associate Suppliers: Montfort Catering Consultants

We are delighted to welcome Montfort Catering Consultants as new AIM Associate Suppliers. Montfort Catering Consultants is an established, innovative and trusted independent catering consult…

Can You Contribute To The AIM Success Guide Series?

Have you got a success story to share? Share your expertise, help your colleagues and raise your profile by contributing to our popular Success Guide series.…

Statement
Statement
26/09/2019

We are aware of recent press coverage regarding the reported suspension of Richard Evans, AIM Chair, from his post as Director of Beamish. Whilst it would not be appropriate to comment furth…

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…

Protect Your Museum From Energy Scams, Cold-Calls And Phishing Emails

Has your museum been contacted by bogus energy suppliers recently? Here at AIM and the AIM Energy Action Group, we have been receiving an unusually high number of reports of fake calls related to u…

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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