Applications open – NRW Rising Leaders

APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2022/23 PROGRAMME ARE NOW CLOSED.  AIM is excited to announce that applications are open for the second round of the Rising Leaders Programme f…

The National Survey of Scotland’s Museums and Galleries

Museums Galleries Scotland (MGS) is carrying out a National Survey of Scotland’s Museums and Galleries, supported by DC Research. The survey will provide MGS with essential i…

What is the value of an image?

Visual Content Consultant, Andrea Stern explores how museums might better understand, evaluate and protect their collection images. Our cultural institutions house and care …

Your chance to input into how digital projects are funded

Art Fund and Museums Association are running a survey on ‘Funded Digital Projects – voices from the sector’ with research agency, One Further, and th…

National Lottery Heritage Fund launches pilot funding initiative to champion innovation

National Lottery Heritage Fund is launching a new funding initiative which will give pioneering organisations the freedom to be ambitious in their thinking and help shape the future of the …

Borrowing beauty

Haslemere Educational Museum recently hosted a British Museum Spotlight Loan for their touring exhibition Troy: beauty and heroism. The Spotlight Loan featured an Etruscan f…

Lights! Camera! Action!

From Downton to The Repair Room, Gentleman Jack to Peaky Blinders, many AIM members host production teams for both the small and silver screen. But what does it entail, and can it be a reli…

Museum Profile – Foundling Museum

The Foundling Museum’s mission is to transform lives through creative action. We tell the story of the Foundling Hospital, which was established in 1739 by the philanthropist Thomas Coram…

The value of networks

“You know everyone!” my two children often say after I’ve been to an event, which of course isn’t true. Over the years, however, I’ve been fortunate to build a pool of people from various…

Understanding emotional connections to museums

During the pandemic we saw many passionate local people getting together to support and ‘save’ their local museums or similar cultural organisations. Our new research project asks ‘Ho…

Honours Week 14 – 17 June

To celebrate the Queen’s Jubilee year, the Cabinet Office are running a week of honours related events which will take place virtually from the 14 – 17 June 2022. …

Royal Seal of Approval for ATS

AIM Associate Supplier, ATS has been granted a Royal Warrant by Her Majesty The Queen in recognition of their supply of digital guide services.  Royal Warr…