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Shackleton Memorial Cross to go on display in Dundee commemorating 150th anniversary of his birth

The Boss’ Memorial Cross transported over 7,000 thousand miles from South Georgia to Dundee aboard the RRS Sir David Attenborough. It has been announced that the cross from Shackleton’s …

Making the most of your grant applications

We spoke to Emma Chaplin, Chair of ICON and Margaret Harrison, AIM’s Head of Programmes to get their expert take on making a solid grant application. Applying for grants i…

Annual General Meeting 2024
Annual General Meeting 2024
22/05/2024 in Uncategorised

AIM’s 2024 …

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.…

Heritage in the cost of living crisis

The Heritage Alliance releases new report highlighting severe financial threats facing the heritage sector The Heritage Alliance, a charity representing over 200 heritage organisation…

AIM launches new research project

AIM, with our partners Welsh Government and National Museum Directors’ Council and support from Museums Galleries Scotland, National Lottery Heritage Fund and Arts Council England, is delighted t…

Thinking digital?

Headline sponsors of AIM Conference 2024, Bloomberg Connects, on strengthening your digital presence. Today, it’s more important than ever for cultural organisations to ha…

Gift Aid in 2024

Charity Finance Group has big plans for Gift Aid in 2024. Dionne Sturdy-Clow, CFG’s Gift Aid Project Officer, sets out some of the work being done to help every charity understand and mak…

Member profile – National Army Museum

As we enter the third year of our partnership with the National Army Museum, we spoke to Julian Farrance about developments across the Museum and its network of Regimental and Corps museums…

Two AIM members collaborate on new exhibition

The Kent Archaeological Society (KAS), in collaboration with the Faversham Fleur De Lis Museum and the Lees Court Estate, has launched a new archaeological exhibition called “Lees Court Estat…

Economic Impact of Independent Museums

Deadline extended to Friday 10 May We’re updating the AIM Economic Impact Toolkit to assess the economic impact of the independent museums sector in the UK.…

40th anniversary of Chatham Historic Dockyard Trust

Last week, AIM member Chatham Historic Dockyard Trust marked the 40th anniversary of the closure of Chatham Dockyard and the creation of Chatham Historic Dockyard Trust.  O…

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