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

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Museum Profile – Foundling Museum

The Foundling Museum’s mission is to transform lives through creative action. We tell the story of the Foundling Hospital, which was established in 1739 by the philanthropist Thomas Coram…

The value of networks

“You know everyone!” my two children often say after I’ve been to an event, which of course isn’t true. Over the years, however, I’ve been fortunate to build a pool of people from various…

Understanding emotional connections to museums

During the pandemic we saw many passionate local people getting together to support and ‘save’ their local museums or similar cultural organisations. Our new research project asks ‘Ho…

Honours Week 14 – 17 June

To celebrate the Queen’s Jubilee year, the Cabinet Office are running a week of honours related events which will take place virtually from the 14 – 17 June 2022. …

Fantastic for Families Awards 2022

Have you provided cultural and creative opportunities for families or older people over the last year? Family Arts Campaign have launched applications for the Fantastic fo…

3 key issues facing museums and heritage sites after Covid-19 (and how we can fix them)

Megan Thompson, business development manager for AIM Associate Supplier Vennersys, has investigated the issues facing the museum and heritage site industry because of the Covid-19 pandemic.…

Royal Seal of Approval for ATS

AIM Associate Supplier, ATS has been granted a Royal Warrant by Her Majesty The Queen in recognition of their supply of digital guide services.  Royal Warr…

Grow your museum over the holidays

With the busy Spring and Summer months fast approaching, now is the perfect time for your museum or heritage site to focus on increasing ticket sales and facilitating business growth with t…

Museum Profile – Seven Stories

Seven Stories, the National Centre for Children’s Books, is a registered charity and accredited museum in Newcastle Upon Tyne dedicated to celebrating and protecting Brit…

Getting the most from your online booking system

Make sure you’re getting your money’s worth from your online booking system with these five tips, say AIM Associate Supplier, Beyonk. Set up …

Making the case – independents and levelling up

Valuable feedback from our Membership Insight Group supported AIM’s response to a recent DCMS Select Committee inquiry on Levelling Up. “I believe the real s…

From collections to characters

Leicester Transport Heritage Trust Personas Project The Trust have been working with AIM member Documentary Media Centre to develop a new project with the support of a young…

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