National Lottery Heritage Fund’s new strategy

Since the National Lottery Heritage Fund was established in 1994, we have become one of the main investors in independent museums across the UK. Our funding has enabled museums to upgrade b…

Museum Profile – Surgeons Hall Museums

Introducing our venue for AIM National Conference 2023. Surgeons’ Hall Museums are owned by The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd) and consist of the Wohl Path…

Association for Cultural Enterprises Appoints Gordon Morrison as new CEO

The Association for Cultural Enterprises is pleased to announce the appointment of Gordon Morrison as its new CEO. Gordon will take over the role from outgoing CEO Jill Fenwick.…

Museum Profile – Crab Museum

Crab Museum is an independent free-to-enter science museum based in Margate. It uses crabs as a lens through which to explore the interconnectedness of life on Earth in all its bizarre, vast, and c…

Energy Bills Discount Scheme

From today (26 April), non-domestic customers that operate in energy and trade intensive industries (ETII) will be able to apply for additional support through the new Energy Bills Discount Scheme …

Coronation resources

Ahead of the Coronation of His Majesty The King & Her Majesty The Queen Consort on 6 May, DCMS is working closely with Buckingham Palace to help create a sense of occasion, inclusion and excit…

Dogs in museums

When it comes to allowing dogs in museums, it can be tricky to get the balance right between being welcoming to four-legged visitors and potential disruption that small animals will bring. T…

Exhibition loans from Ben Uri

Ben Uri’s unique and diverse collection is made up of some 900 works by 390 artists – of whom 70% are immigrant and 29% are women – originating from 45 different countries of birth. …

Google Analytics is changing, are you ready?

James Akers from The Digital Culture Network explains the upcoming changes to Google Analytics and how to prepare for the switchover. If you want to understand how users fou…

Nominations open for the Kids in Museums Family Friendly Museum Award 2023

Is your museum or gallery brilliant for families? Kids in Museums is inviting museums, galleries, archives and heritage sites to apply for the Family Friendly Museum Award 2023.…

New book on planning exhibitions by AIM trustee

New step-by-step guide to planning exhibitions ‘Displaying Organisation’ out now! The first in the new Museum and Galleries Essentials series from Facet Publish…

Pioneering Portrait photographer Dorothy Wilding celebrated in new exhibition

The life and career of pioneering photographer, Dorothy Wilding (1893 – 1976), who took the iconic portrait of the young Queen Elizabeth II featured on UK stamps, is being celebrated in an exciti…