News

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

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Lily Parr – Trailblazing History Maker

The National Football Museum have announced a new museum gallery dedicated to football’s first female superstar, funded by AIM Biffa Award History Makers.   Football…

Heritage sector organisations issue joint statement of intent

As Black Lives Matter protests grow in the U.S., UK museum and heritage organisations have called for a step-change in how the sector addresses racism. The statement, drafted by Arike Oke, D…

New Marketing Success Guide published

AIM’s latest Success Guide on Marketing se…

Responding to the Coronavirus crisis – Industrial Museums Scotland

We contacted a range of sector bodies from across the…

Job vacancy – Museum Manager at Cynon Valley Museum

Would you like to lead the Cynon Valley Museum through the next stage of its development? As Museum Manager you will head up our dedicated team, working alongside the community to grow the Trust’…

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…

Freelance Opportunity: Focus Group Facilitator, New Stories, New Audiences

AIM has been awarded initial funding from the National Heritage Lottery Fund to develop a new grant fund, New Stories, New Audiences. The proposed new scheme would enable museums an…

Coronavirus support resouces

The AIM website is being continually updated with the latest information and advice on how you can navigate the current situation. Our focus is on providing resources that make sense of the deluge …

Joint statement from National Museum Directors’ Council, Association of Independent Museums, Museums Association, Heritage Alliance and National Trust

COVID-19 is an ongoing public health emergency and our foremost thoughts are with those who are affected, those who have lost loved ones and those in the healthcare frontline. As has been ac…

March 2020 Trustee Vacancies

Three trustees covering Museum Management and Educational Outreach; Finance; Fundraising Kent Mining Heritage Foundation, Deal, Kent The Kent Mining …

Budget 2020 and Business Rates

AIM spoke to Colin Hunter of Lambert Smith Hampton about yesterday’s Budget and what it could mean for museum business rates.  In his ina…

New Chair and Vice Chair appointments – AIM Council

AIM appoints Andrew Lovett as Chair and Marilyn Scott MBE and Caroline Worthington as Vice Chairs AIM made a number of new appointments …

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