News

This section features news, events and staff and Trustee vacancies from across the museum and heritage sector.

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Museum Profile – Museum of Witchcraft and Magic

The Museum of Witchcraft and Magic first opened its doors in 1950 and has been enchanting the public ever since. Now tucked away in the harbour village of Boscastle, the museum’s founder…

Trustee vacancy – National Horse Racing Museum

The National Horse Racing Museum in Newmarket is looking for an enthusiastic individual with particular knowledge/experience of the heritage/museum sector to assist the Board of Trustees to develop…

Trustee vacancy – MacDougall of Dunollie Preservation Trust

The MacDougall of Dunollie Preservation Trust is seeking a new generation of Trustees to shape the future of Dunollie Museum, Castle & Grounds. We are particularly interested to hear from those…

Rising to the challenge

Emily Hope, one of AIM’s newest Board members, reports on how the Visitor Experience Team at Beamish Museum has adapted to the challenges of the last 18 months. Locking the main doors of…

Trustee vacancies – National Heritage Memorial Fund

Who we are looking for The National Heritage Memorial Fund is looking to recruit up to six new NHMF Panel members. The role of the panel member is to help provide exp…

Celebrating the art that made us

Museums are invited to get involved in an exciting new BBC festival! AIM is delighted to be working alongside other sector stakeholders to support the Art That Made Us Festi…

Trustee vacancy – Black Country Living Museum

Black Country Living Museum in Dudley has open recruitment for Trustees to join the board on an initial three year term. Trustees play an important role in the leadership of the Museum, and …

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…

CFG membership update

Charities get ready for Gift Aid Awareness Day 2021 The 2021 #TickTheBox campaign is a chance to demonstrate impact and thank donors. Gift Aid is worth £1.3 billion to the sector, …

Trustee vacancy – Museums Galleries Scotland

Museums Galleries Scotland (MGS) is the national development body for Scotland’s museums and galleries. We are looking for a new Board member with professional experience from the museums …

New funding opportunity – The Partner-Up Fund

A new pot of funding and support is being made available through a collaboration between Take Note, Collaborative Change and Footwork Trust – the Partner-Up fund. The …

Revealing Gilbert White

As Gilbert White’s House prepared for Gilbert White’s 300th anniversary celebrations in 2020, they wanted to give the Gilbert White focused displays a makeover and were awarded an AIM …

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