News

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

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Museum Profile – Florence Nightingale Museum

With the high-profile implementation of NHS Nightingale hospitals across the country, it is doubtful whether anyone in the UK has now not heard of the Victorian woman who is arguably the world’s …

Front of house are critical to reopening museums, but must be safe

As museums plan their eventual reopening it is apparent that front of house (FoH) workers will be essential at all stages, from the initial planning to their long recovery. We hear from Will Tre…

A Director’s view – Steve Gardam of the Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Steve Gardam, Director of the Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre shares his perspective on the challenges of museum life in lockdown. “The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre o…

Recovery round up
Recovery round up
30/06/2020

We spoke to colleagues from AIM Board and beyond to assess current thinking around reopening. Andrew Lovett, Chief Executive, Black Country Living Museum and AIM Chair:…

Research seeks to help build trust and confidence in reopening

AIM spoke to Bernard Donoghue, Director of the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (…

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…

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