Covid Commemoration Consultation

The UK Commission on Covid Commemoration has launched a consultation giving people across the UK the opportunity to say how they think the pandemic should be remembered and with possible suggestion…

Museum profile – Armagh Robinson Library

Armagh Robinson Library is the oldest public library in Northern Ireland. It was founded in 1771 by Richard Robinson, Archbishop of Armagh, and Primate of All Ireland, who wanted to make his collec…

Comment – Liz Power, AIM Trustee

Liz Power, one of AIM’s newest Trustees, comments on the current cost of living rises and shares the approaches she’s taking as Director of a small independent museum. …

AIM cost of living survey

AIM launches new survey to assess the impact of the cost of living crisis on the sector. Following on from our January survey, we are keen to assess how museums have fared o…

Museum Profile – Newtown Textile Museum

The Newtown Textile Museum is housed in an original 1830s hand-loom weaving ‘factory’ in the middle of Wales. It consisted of six back-to-back cottages with two floors above where the 22 looms …

New UK Heritage Pulse survey is seeking feedback from across the sector

What’s it like on the front line of heritage? Sharing your views will help to support and influence the future of heritage. The National Lottery Herit…

Steps to Sustainability Round 3 applications open

AIM is pleased to be working with Social Enterprise Academy on the third round of Steps to Sustainability Heritage organisations across the UK are under increasi…

Tyne & Wear Archives and Museums win case against Valuation Office Agency

Tyne & Wear Archives and Museums (TWAM) have won their case against the Valuation Office Agency (VOA) and will now only pay nominal business rates for Shipley Art Gallery, Laing Art Gallery, an…

New AIM trustees elected

Three new Trustees have been appointed to the AIM Board following the AGM in June Liz Power  Liz has worked in museums for over 23 years, starting o…

Get involved with The Great Escape

Art Fund, the UK charity for art and museums, has launched The Great Escape – a new programme exploring the biodiversity of our landscape. The Great Escape is a new initia…

Take part in an exciting new museum-based quiz show

Two Rivers Media are currently casting for teams to take part in a museum-based quiz for a major UK broadcaster.  They’re looking for people in any role including curato…

Anti-racist Wales Culture, Heritage and Sport Fund grant scheme launch

The Welsh Government is taking action to make Wales an Anti-racist nation, publishing the ‘Anti-Racist Wales Action Plan’ to tackle systemic and institutionalised racism as well as laun…