News

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

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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 …

Admission Charges – What Does The Research Tell Us?

Our Director, Emma Chaplin is giving a talk today at the Museums + Heritage Show with Jonathan Durnin of DC Research called: Admission Charges – What Does The Research Tell Us? 12:35 – 1…

Five Museums Awarded New Funding From AIM Biffa Award As Round Three Opens

Five museums have just been announced as recipients of AIM Biffa Award funding via the ‘His…

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…

AIM Launches New Guidance To Support Museum Trustees And Boards

The Association of Independent Museums (AIM) has launched a new series of free online guides to support Trustees and Boards of UK museums and heritage sites. Created as part of the AIM Hallmarks Pr…

New AIM Hallmarks Publication – Preparing To Prosper

Over the past three years, AIM has worked with museums and heritage organisations across the UK to put the ideas in the AIM Hallmarks framewor…

BBC Launches Civilisations And The Civilisations Festival

About The New BBC Arts Series: Civilisations Tony Hall, Director-General of the BBC, yesterday unveiled details of the highly anticipated landmark …

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’…

Are You Looking For Inspiration To Ensure Your Organisation Is Ready To Prosper?

Are you looking for inspiration to ensure your organisation is ready to prosper? Read about how the AIM Hallmarks can benefit you and your organisation and why the AIM ‘Preparing to Prospe…

The AIM Sustainability Grant Scheme Is Closing Soon

Case Study: Grantown Museum Grantown-on-Spey Cairngorms National Park AIM grant received: £6,300 for a Retail consu…

AIM Website Wins Two UK Digital Experience Awards At Wembley

The AIM website won two prestigious awards at the UK Digital Experience Awards at Wembley Stadium last week, scooping the awards for best ‘not f…

Sector Welcomes Emma Chaplin As The New Director Of AIM

With the announcement last week that Emma Chaplin has been appointed as the new Director of AIM, the best wishe…

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