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Protecting your trustees

Not for profit organisation trustees can protect themselves and their assets through carefully assessing risks and potential solutions explain Hayes Parsons Insurance Brokers. …

It’s not just about survival but recovery

“Our very survival depends on our ability to stay awake, to adjust to new ideas, to remain vigilant and to face the challenge of change.” – Martin Luther King Jr.  Th…

TWA Digitisation Grant 2022 – it’s back!

TWA are thrilled to announce the return of the TWA Digitisation Grant 2022. The grant window will open on 20 June 2022, making this the grant’s fifth year financially supporting …

Digital Heritage Hub launched to answer the sector’s digital questions

A Digital Heritage Hub has been launched to answer 100 of the heritage sector’s most pressing digital questions thanks to £435,300 funding from The National Lottery Heritage Fund and the…

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…

The Value of Valuations: Museum Buildings and Collections

How frequently do you evaluate your museum buildings and collections? It’s an important question, particularly as values have increased considerably in the last two years. AIM Associate S…

The Textile Society Museum Archive and Conservation Award

The Society offers awards of up to £5,000 for a textile related project within the museum, archive and conservation sector. The Museum, Archive and Conservation Award is designed to suppo…

Implementation of the Ivory Act

The Ivory Act 2018 (the “Act”) will come into force on 6 June 2022. From this date, the ivory ban will be in place, and it will be illegal to deal in ivory items unless they have a valid regist…

Update from the cyber security centre

Following Russia’s further violation of Ukraine’s territorial integrity, the National Cyber Security Centre h…

Brighter Day projects announced

AIM Arts Scholars Brighter Day grants have been developed to help museums recover from the ongoing effects of the Covid pandemic, with a focus on small museums and others that have found it…

Icon and Tru Vue Conservation & Exhibition Grant Scheme

We know that museums and galleries are dealing with the disruption caused by the pandemic and they need to make changes to the way that their collections are cared for and presented to visitors. Tr…

Brighter Day – new conservation grants for AIM members

In the run-up to Christmas, we’re delighted to announce a new grant scheme for AIM members. The AIM Arts Scholars Brighter Day grants have been developed to help muse…

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