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

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Take part in an exciting new museum-based quiz show

Two Rivers Media are currently casting for teams to take part in a museum-based quiz for a major UK broadcaster.  They’re looking for people in any role including curato…

Conservation grants – tell us what you think

We’re carrying out an evaluation of the current AIM Pilgrim Trust conservation grants, and we need your help. We would like to hear your …

Anti-racist Wales Culture, Heritage and Sport Fund grant scheme launch

The Welsh Government is taking action to make Wales an Anti-racist nation, publishing the ‘Anti-Racist Wales Action Plan’ to tackle systemic and institutionalised racism as well as laun…

Applications open – NRW Rising Leaders

AIM is excited to announce that applications are open for the second round of the Rising Leaders Programme for Museums, Archives and Libraries in Wales. …

The National Survey of Scotland’s Museums and Galleries

Museums Galleries Scotland (MGS) is carrying out a National Survey of Scotland’s Museums and Galleries, supported by DC Research. The survey will provide MGS with essential i…

What is the value of an image?

Visual Content Consultant, Andrea Stern explores how museums might better understand, evaluate and protect their collection images. Our cultural institutions house and care …

Your chance to input into how digital projects are funded

Art Fund and Museums Association are running a survey on ‘Funded Digital Projects – voices from the sector’ with research agency, One Further, and th…

Collections Trust open call for case studies

Share your experiences with the museum community and help shape the future of cataloguing …

National Lottery Heritage Fund launches pilot funding initiative to champion innovation

National Lottery Heritage Fund is launching a new funding initiative which will give pioneering organisations the freedom to be ambitious in their thinking and help shape the future of the …

Latest AIM Pilgrim Trust conservation grants awarded

The three grant schemes developed in Partnership with Pilgrim Trust, deliver funding support to organisations that may lack the confidence or expertise to apply to a major funder directly, whilst a…

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…

Lights! Camera! Action!

From Downton to The Repair Room, Gentleman Jack to Peaky Blinders, many AIM members host production teams for both the small and silver screen. But what does it entail, and can it be a reli…

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