Economic Impact of Independent Museums

We’re updating the AIM Economic Impact Toolkit to assess the economic impact of the independent museums sector in the UK. Since its original development in 2010, and t…

40th anniversary of Chatham Historic Dockyard Trust

Last week, AIM member Chatham Historic Dockyard Trust marked the 40th anniversary of the closure of Chatham Dockyard and the creation of Chatham Historic Dockyard Trust.  O…

Shortlisted nominees announced for the 22nd annual Museums + Heritage Awards

For the first time, the public and the museum & heritage industry will be asked to vote The shortlisted nominees have been announced for the annual …

Cornwall Museums Partnership ensures positive legacy

Cornwall Museums Partnership (CMP) has completed the Arts Council England funded Transition process and has come to a positive closure. The museum specialist body focused on…

Art Fund appoints Sandy Nairne as new Chair

Art Fund is delighted to announce today that Sandy Nairne will succeed Lord Smith of Finsbury as Chair of Trustees this autumn. Sandy Nairne CBE FSA was Director of the National Portrait Gal…

Art Fund travel bursaries for London Gallery Weekend

London Gallery Weekend (LGW) unites the galleries of the capital, as they present exhibitions by major international names and emerging artists, alongside an expanded public programme of events tha…

New Stories New Audiences case studies

We’re pleased to bring you new video case studies from our New Stories New Audiences grant scheme, featuring Lancaster Judges Lodgings and Sturminster Newton Mill.  F…

Listen to yourself and your ideas

In our final interview with participants on the pioneering Curating for Change programme, we caught up with Jack Guy, Hastings Museum and Art Gallery and Claudia Davies, Black Country Livin…

Museum profile – Bradford Police Museum

“Our volunteers make the museum possible.” Martin Baines outlines the story of the Bradford Police Museum. The Bradford Police Museum is a small indepen…

King Charles III Charitable Fund Launches New Small Grants Programme

The King Charles III Charitable Fund has launched a new Small Grants Programme to support projects that will improve people’s lives and build sustainable communities across the UK. …

Public consultation on Martyn’s Law

You may be aware that a further public consultation on the Terrorism (Protection of Premises) Bill, also known as Martyn’s Law, has been launched. The consultation will run for 6 weeks and…

Hiliaeth a gwrth-hiliaeth mewn amgueddfeydd

Cyflwyniad Yn haf 2020, achoswyd ton ysgytwad o sioc o gwmpas y byd gan lofruddiaeth hiliol George Floyd yn Unol Daleithiau America – un yn unig o restr hir o lofruddiaethau tebyg. Yn y …