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Thanks to the funding from AIM and Worshipful Company of Arts Scholars Charitable Trust, this project has enabled Bassetlaw Museum to kick start an important textile conservation programme which had stalled due to the covid pandemic.
The remedial conservation scheme has enabled Chiddingstone Castle to conserve, stabilise, and repair an important leather bottle so that it can be displayed to the public.
The audit was invaluable – in the history of the museum’s existence we have never had a specialist conservator look at the collection in such a sustained and holistic way
The opportunity presented by the AIM Pilgrim Trust grants to fund a collections audit, has significantly helped Ushaw plan the next stages of their collections care.
Having a Youth Trustee on the Council of Management has put a completely different light on the work of the Waterworks Museum Hereford. Jill Phillips, Chair of Trustees and Governance Director explains how the Youth Trustee was recruited and how you could do something similar at your museum.
Support from AIM Higher has helped the Board at Tenbury Wells Museum rethink their vision for the future and put in place a strategic plan to meet their goals.
West Highland Museum were delighted to be awarded a £300 AIM Training Grant which enabled our Curator Manager, Vanessa Martin, Volunteer Coordinator, Sonja McLachlan, and Learning & Engagement Officer, Flora Swietlicki, to attend the inaugural Museums and Heritage Highland (MHH) Conference on 20 and 21 April.
Having undertaken Emergency First Aid at Work Training, volunteers and staff feel much more confident in dealing with an emergency, whether in the museum or out on a guided walk.