Awareness & Networks

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…

AIM members keep safety measures in place

As COVID-19 restrictions across England are lifted, we’ve taken a look at the approaches that just some AIM members are taking. According to statements on their social media and websites, …

The impact of COVID-19 on arts and cultural engagement for deaf and disabled people

This research project is being conducted by Bea Anderton, Community Leadership student at University of Central Lancashire. Bea has been exploring the impact of COVID-19 on arts and cultural…

Rebuilding Heritage – last chance to apply for support

Free specialist support, training and events for the heritage sector T…

Diane Reid becomes Chair of Lakeland Arts

Becomes first female chair of Lakeland Arts in its history. Former BBC programme maker becomes Chair of Lakeland Arts Board of Trustees. Diane Reid worked on shows like Anti…

Art Fund ensures national treasures stay in the UK

Art Fund has long campaigned to improve the export licence system that protects our national treasures from being sold overseas. Sarah Philp, Art Fund’s director of programme and policy, …

Museum Profile – Dr Jenner’s House

General manager Owen Gower introduces the fascinating museum which preserves the birthplace of vaccination. Tucked away on a quiet lane in the Gloucestershire market town of…

WCVA – Wales voluntary sector income survey

Richard Newton Consulting and the Chartered Institute of Fundraising Cymru are undertaking an assignment of work on behalf of WCVA to understand more about fundraising in Wales. In particular the a…