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 …

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…

Accreditation Scheme for Museums and Galleries in the United Kingdom: COVID-19 Update

Due to the outbreak of COVID-19 in March 2020, museums across the UK closed their sites because of the impact of the pandemic and in line with Government guidance. In response, the UK Accred…

Comment from Rhiannon Goddard, Historic Royal Palaces

This time of year is usually incredibly busy as we all start to get ready for a new season. Setting up new displays and exhibitions, welcoming back volunteers and stocking up the shop are normal ac…

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…

Updated Charity Governance Code

A new, refreshed Charity Governance Code was launched in December – with significant updates to the Diversity and Integrity principles in the Code. Boards of Trustees should aspire to achi…

AIM member discount from new Associate Supplier, Conservation Resources

We’re pleased to welcome Conservation Resources to AIM as our newest Associate Supplier. Conservation Resources UK was established more than 30 years ago and supplies museums, gallerie…

It’s Showtown!

Seeking to bring together the best of museum and visitor attraction, Showtown celebrates Blackpool and its role in the development of British popular culture. We spoke to Learning and Engag…

Let’s take this outside

With many museums forced to limit their indoor space, interpretive designers the Creative Core celebrate the joys and possibilities of outdoor interpretation for museums and visitors alike. …

What more can we do?

Management Consultants Fourth Street highlight how responding to COVID-19 demands constant creative thinking, not least as museums are perhaps more important to our communities tha…

AIM publishes new Success Guide for museum trustees

AIM is pleased to share the latest Success Guide – Successful Governance for Museum Trustees. The guide is designed to be of practical help to Boards of independent museums throughout …

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