News

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

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The Museums of the North West Photogrammetry Hub highlights the potential of creative partnerships with universities

AIM spoke to the University of Liverpool’s Dr Ardern Hulme-Beaman and Garstang Museum Curator, Dr Gina Criscenzo-Laycock along with Elsa Price, Curator of Human History at Tullie House …

Charity Finance Group events – helping you to build finance skills and resilience

“I’ve found access to expert advice and support through CFG hugely useful.” Stephanie Fuller, Director CEO, Ditchling Museum of Art and Craft. As…

Can you support a conservation student volunteer?

CHEIN – a network of higher education institutions working with Icon – is looking for AIM members who can offer conservation students volunteering opportunities.  …

Stop – Start – More – Less

2021 is going to be a tough year so we do not have much choice but to find opportunities, ways to transition, search out collaborators and create new beginnings and new thinking, says Busin…

More than £18 million awarded in final grants from first round of Culture Recovery Fund

22 heritage organisations and 33 independent cinemas are the latest to receive support from the Culture Recovery Fund. Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden has announced the fina…

Museum Profile – Nantgarw China Works and Museum

When we think of the Welsh Valleys our thoughts generally turn to male voice choirs, Tom Jones, rugby and of course coal – the black gold that fuelled so much of the industrial revolution and lef…

Free consultation on Exhibition Tax Relief from Azets

AIM’s newest Associate Supplier, Azets, has over 25 years’ experience providing high quality compliance, governance, taxation and advisory services to a wide range of charities and NFPs.…

UK’s largest heritage funder re-opens grants  of up to £5million

National Lottery funding available now to help UK heritage thrive again Applications open for National Lottery grants from £3,000 to £5million Priority give…

CFG calls for Emergency Support Package at the upcoming budget

Charity Finance Group’s Policy Manager Richard Sagar shares his insights on the latest sector updates you need to know, and how CFG is working to support members at this crucial time.…

Business rates – the fight goes on

If you have been following the progress of appeals for business rates you may be forgiven for believing that the argument over how museums should be valued for is over. Unfortunately, as Colin Hunt…

Apply now – AIM Pilgrim Trust conservation grants

Applications are open for the latest round of AIM Pilgrim Trust Conservation grants, which support small to medium sized museums to care for their collections more effectively and efficiently and t…

Does your website give the best visitor experience?

Now is the ideal time to take a look at your website from your visitors’ perspective and check it’s working as effectively as possible. Here are some top tips from our associate suppli…

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