AIM members recognised in King’s Birthday Honours

AIM members were amongst those recognised in HM The King’s Birthday 2024 Honours list Among the AIM members receiving Honours are Matthew Westerman, Chair of Imperial…

Lost museums – can you help?

Do you know what happened to the Vinas Dolls Gallery in Newark, which closed in 2015, or where the collection of the Norfolk Museum of Straw Works ended up after its founder Ella Carstairs …

New chief executive for the SS Great Britain Trust

The SS Great Britain Trust – the charity that runs the multi award-winning museum, visitor attraction and Brunel Institute in Bristol – has announced the appointment of a new chief executive.…

Heritage in the cost of living crisis

The Heritage Alliance releases new report highlighting severe financial threats facing the heritage sector The Heritage Alliance, a charity representing over 200 heritage organisation…

AIM launches new research project

AIM, with our partners Welsh Government and National Museum Directors’ Council and support from Museums Galleries Scotland, National Lottery Heritage Fund and Arts Council England, is delighted t…

Member profile – National Army Museum

As we enter the third year of our partnership with the National Army Museum, we spoke to Julian Farrance about developments across the Museum and its network of Regimental and Corps museums…

Economic Impact of Independent Museums

Deadline extended to Friday 10 May We’re updating the AIM Economic Impact Toolkit to assess the economic impact of the independent museums sector in the UK.…

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…