Awareness & Networks

DMO review – AIM welcomes report recommendations

In March 2021, the government announced an independent review to assess how Destination Management Organisations (DMOs) across England are …

Museums + Tech 2021: ‘Data Tales’ call for proposals

The Museums Computer Group (MCG) has launched a call for proposals for their upcoming conference ‘Museums + Tech 2021: Data Tales’. The MCG is keen to hear from practitioners, researchers, fund…

Launch of Culture at COP website

In collaboration with partners from around the globe, Museum Galleries Scotland (MGS) is pleased to launch the Culture at COP website with the Climate Heritage Network and Historic Environment Scot…

Art for your world

The cultural sector has the power to influence, galvanise and make a real difference, can it come together on climate change asks Laura Culpan from Artwise. The Art for Your World campaign…

DCMS College of Experts

DCMS is looking to recruit 20 individuals for our College of Experts. It is vital that the Department’s work is informed by the most up to date research and expertise across the breadth of our se…

Museum closures during the pandemic

Mapping Museums project lead Fiona Candlin finds that despite the predictions, permanent museum closures are tracking previous years. When museums first closed to visitors i…

Relationships – the corner stone of successful fundraising

Judy Niner from Development Partners highlights how a new fundraising approach paid off for Dorset Museum. A multi-million pound fundraising target is a tall order for any m…

Museum Profile – Dorset Museum

Dorset Museum, based in the county town of Dorchester, has just reopened its doors to the public after a £16.4 million redevelopment. The Museum, which holds a collection o…

Update on joint statement on Museums & Collections at risk

Arts Council England has updated their joint statement with 16 museum funders and sector bodies about heritage, museums and collections at risk, outlining our coordinated approach to helping organi…

We want to know what you think! Join our AIM membership insight group

Would you like to join a forum of AIM members to provide regular feedback on all aspects of your membership? Can you help us ensure your membership benefits are meeting your needs and those…

Ensuring your voice is heard

AIM Director Lisa Ollerhead outlines her initial priorities as we start on the road to recovery from the pandemic. Five and a bit weeks into being AIM’s Director feels lik…

Lily Parr: Trailblazer for women’s football

MUSEUM’S NEW DISPLAY OPENS AHEAD OF ANNIVERSARY OF BAN  Lily Parr – one of football’s first female superstars – gets a new permanent museum dis…