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

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Inflation and charity resilience: advice and insights

What will escalating costs mean for the sustainability of our organisations, the wider sector and the communities and people we serve? Richard Sagar, Head of Policy, Charity Finance Group e…

Steps to Sustainability Round 3 applications open

AIM is pleased to be working with Social Enterprise Academy on the third round of Steps to Sustainability Heritage organisations across the UK are under increasi…

Tyne & Wear Archives and Museums win case against Valuation Office Agency

Tyne & Wear Archives and Museums (TWAM) have won their case against the Valuation Office Agency (VOA) and will now only pay nominal business rates for Shipley Art Gallery, Laing Art Gallery, an…

Discount for AIM members on Naomi Korn Associates training courses

Naomi Korn Associates have published the dates for Autumn training courses and are offering AIM members 20% off the delegate rate of any of their public courses with the use of code AIM20.…

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 …

Update for CFG members

CFG’s Annual Conference is back! For the first time in three years, more than 500 charity finance professionals from across the UK gathered in London to share and listen,…

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 …

Collections Trust open call for case studies

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

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…

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. …

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