Joint AIM NMDC Statement

Following the Arts Council England submission deadline this week, AIM Chair, Andrew Lovett and NMDC Chair, Maria Balshaw have issued a short statement recognising the hard work of colleag…

Nominations open for the Family Friendly Museum Award 2022

Which museum is families’ favourite in the UK? It’s time to decide! Kids in Museums launches the Family Friendly Museum Award 2022 and publishes an updated Kids in Museums Manifesto.…

A time to look ahead

I don’t really do new year’s resolutions, but the new year is a good excuse to start a new notebook. It is naturally a time to look ahead and imagine how the future will…

Clore Leadership 2022 Fellowship Programme – applications open

The closing date for all applications is 12pm on Thursday 24 February 2022.  As the world changes, so do the needs of the sector – and the demands on cul…

AIM Chair awarded OBE for services to cultural heritage

“So pleased to see Andrew recognised for his extensive services to museums and culture, and particularly the role he and AIM played in supporting, representing and protecting the sector during Co…

Museum Profile – Scottish Crannog Centre

Striding into the future with confidence The replica at the heart of the Scottish Crannog Centre was destroyed by fire in June this year. Yet, as Managing Director Mike Bens…

Focusing on your mental fitness

We all know that looking after ourselves and our teams is more important than ever, but what can we all do to make genuinely positive steps for change and give ourselves the best chance of maintain…

Applications now live for Heritage Compass

Heritage Compass is delighted to announce that the final round of applications is open from now until 12noon on 16 December! Applications will be accepted on a …

Understanding hybrid working in the cultural sector

In February 2022, Culture24’s groundbreaking Let’s Get Real action research programme will focus the next phase on the hybrid workspac…

Are you experienced?

Experience design is the ‘user led design of products and services’ – but how can it help museums and heritage organisations integrate, improve and innovate? We spoke to Alison Pearce…

Welsh Resilience Network – supporting each other in challenging times

AIM spoke to consultant Nick Winterbotham and Carrie Canham, Curator of Ceredigion Museum about the many benefits of the Welsh Resilience Network. “It was a proposal from AIM supported b…

Heritage Digital Academy – register now

Heritage Digital Academy are offering free digital training to the heritage sector over the next 12 months and have launched their first two cohorts, which are now live for heritage organisations, …