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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…

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…

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…

Conservation ‘matchmaking’ project

A piloting project to match AIM members with conservation students took place over the summer. Prompted by CHEIN – a network of higher education institutions working with …

Up and coming curator? Two Temple Place are seeking proposals

Two Temple Place is seeking creative proposals from freelance curators, regional cultural institutions and researchers, for their 11th major spring exhibition running January-April 2023. …

Latest AIM Pilgrim Trust conservation grants awarded

We’re pleased to announce the recipients of the latest AIM Pilgrim Trust conservation grants. AIM is grateful to the Pilgrim Trust for funding the Collections Care, Audit and Conservat…

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