New chief executive for the SS Great Britain Trust

The SS Great Britain Trust – the charity that runs the multi award-winning museum, visitor attraction and Brunel Institute in Bristol – has announced the appointment of a new chief executive.…

Shortlisted nominees announced for the 22nd annual Museums + Heritage Awards

For the first time, the public and the museum & heritage industry will be asked to vote The shortlisted nominees have been announced for the annual …

Hiliaeth a gwrth-hiliaeth mewn amgueddfeydd

Cyflwyniad Yn haf 2020, achoswyd ton ysgytwad o sioc o gwmpas y byd gan lofruddiaeth hiliol George Floyd yn Unol Daleithiau America – un yn unig o restr hir o lofruddiaethau tebyg. Yn y …

Racism and anti-racism in museums

Maya Sharma, Programme Manager at Ahmed Iqbal Ullah Education Trust (AIUET) and strategic advisor on the Re:Collections programme outlines the importance of developing anti-racist approache…

New Year, new honours 

AIM is keen to support nominations celebrating the breadth of great work in independent museums and heritage. Honours nominations are submitted to a committee which makes decisions on awards…

Acting for the future

Dr Jenny Peachey, Senior Policy Advocate, Carnegie UK on future generations, wellbeing, and relevance. Future generations and museums  Our great-gre…

Curating for Change

In part one of a series, we caught up with Amelia Silver – Fellow – Thackray Museum of Medicine in Leeds and Freya Purcell – Curatorial Fellowship Assistant – Bristol Culture from t…

‘Tis the season

With the Christmas party season in full swing, Sarah Furness, partner in the employment law team at Hay & Kilner, has issued a checklist to help employers prepare …

Building a diverse board

Building a diverse board is a critical part of achieving the balance between core professional skills and broader strategic experience. Increasing non-executive diversity is a key priority …

AIM Connected Communities – first round of grants awarded

More than 15,000 people are being supported into volunteering and given opportunities to build social connections in libraries, museums, arts organisations and charities thanks to Governmen…

First round of Re:Collections Grants awarded

Three museums have been awarded Re:Collections Grants totalling over £54,000. Funded from the Welsh Government Anti-Racist Wales Culture, Heritage, and Sport Fund, Re:Colle…

Guidance on advancing trans inclusion

Guidance on advancing trans inclusion for museums, galleries, archives and heritage organisations.  In the context of growing uncertainty and anxiety surrounding trans-incl…