Latest AIM Pilgrim Trust conservation grants awarded

We’re pleased to announce the recipients of the latest AIM Pilgrim Trust conservation grants. AIM is grateful to the Pilgrim Trust for funding the Collections Care, Audit and Conservat…

The power of stories

Why they matter and how to tell them WANDR – a new mobile app start-up highlights the importance of telling a good story to engage visitors effectively. As human …

New card game to fight museum pests

Whilst museums struggle to counter growing numbers of pests during lockdown, a new card game has been created to boost knowledge of the main offenders’ identification and treatment. These …

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, …

Supporting collections through the pandemic

Art UK has been helping collections tell their stories and generate revenue throughout the pandemic. Camilla Stewart, Head of Commercial Programmes and Collection Partnerships, highlights s…

National Fund for Acquisitions Special Funding Scheme

The National Fund for Acquisitions, administered by National Museums Scotland with Scottish Gover…

The Museums of the North West Photogrammetry Hub highlights the potential of creative partnerships with universities

AIM spoke to the University of Liverpool’s Dr Ardern Hulme-Beaman and Garstang Museum Curator, Dr Gina Criscenzo-Laycock along with Elsa Price, Curator of Human History at Tullie House …

Can you support a conservation student volunteer?

CHEIN – a network of higher education institutions working with Icon – is looking for AIM members who can offer conservation students volunteering opportunities.  …

Apply now – AIM Pilgrim Trust conservation grants

Applications are open for the latest round of AIM Pilgrim Trust Conservation grants, which support small to medium sized museums to care for their collections more effectively and efficiently and t…

AIM member discount from new Associate Supplier, Conservation Resources

We’re pleased to welcome Conservation Resources to AIM as our newest Associate Supplier. Conservation Resources UK was established more than 30 years ago and supplies museums, gallerie…

Definitive Introduction To Maritime Curatorship Fully Updated And Freely Available Online

A major new edition of the definitive handbook introducing the many fascinating aspects of maritime curatorship has been updated and is now available online. …