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Borrowing beauty

Haslemere Educational Museum recently hosted a British Museum Spotlight Loan for their touring exhibition Troy: beauty and heroism. The Spotlight Loan featured an Etruscan f…

Join CFG’s mentoring scheme

Would you like to tap into knowledge outside your current networks? Are you looking to grow as a leader? Would you like to be an even better listener? Developed with Nicki D…

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…

Applications open for Clore Leadership Emerging Leaders and Leadership Pulse Courses

Clore Leadership is pleased to open applications for both Emerging Leaders and Leadership Pulse courses. The closing date for all applications is 12noon, Wednesday 6 July 2022 About …

Joint AIM NMDC Statement

Following the Arts Council England submission deadline this week, AIM Chair, Andrew Lovett and NMDC Chair, Maria Balshaw have issued a short statement recognising the hard work of colleag…

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 …

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…

Nominations open for the Family Friendly Museum Award 2022

Which museum is families’ favourite in the UK? It’s time to decide! Kids in Museums launches the Family Friendly Museum Award 2022 and publishes an updated Kids in Museums Manifesto.…

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…

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