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Round 3 AIM Brighter Day grants awarded

The third round of the Brighter Day grants, gratefully funded by the Arts Scholars Charitable Trust, have been awarded by AIM.  In the final round, we received twenty-two a…

Who is really in charge?

AIM Conference gold sponsors, Hayes Parsons Insurance Brokers, look at some of the key considerations when considering collaborating or working with partners. It’s incredi…

Is 2024 the year to review your museum’s IT systems?

Are your commercial technology systems truly offering you the best return on investment asks Rod Barlow, specialist in practical digital support for museums. …

Listen to yourself and your ideas

In our final interview with participants on the pioneering Curating for Change programme, we caught up with Jack Guy, Hastings Museum and Art Gallery and Claudia Davies, Black Country Livin…

Museum profile – Bradford Police Museum

“Our volunteers make the museum possible.” Martin Baines outlines the story of the Bradford Police Museum. The Bradford Police Museum is a small indepen…

The cafe as a visitor experience

Paul Smith of Montfort Catering highlights some innovative approaches to refreshing your catering offer. “Less and less people are going out just for a drink and there are…

£24 million funding available through latest MEND round 

Accredited Museums across England can apply for a share of £23.8 million funding in the latest round of the Museum Estate and Development Fund (MEND)  The fund is aimed at support…

King Charles III Charitable Fund Launches New Small Grants Programme

The King Charles III Charitable Fund has launched a new Small Grants Programme to support projects that will improve people’s lives and build sustainable communities across the UK. …

Public consultation on Martyn’s Law

You may be aware that a further public consultation on the Terrorism (Protection of Premises) Bill, also known as Martyn’s Law, has been launched. The consultation will run for 6 weeks and…

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…

Final New Stories New Audiences grants awarded

We’re delighted to announce the third and final round of successful New Stories New Audiences grants. Funded by National Lottery Heritage Fund, this grant scheme supports small museums…

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