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Clore Leadership 2022 Fellowship Programme – applications open

The closing date for all applications is 12pm on Thursday 24 February 2022.  As the world changes, so do the needs of the sector – and the demands on cul…

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…

AIM Chair awarded OBE for services to cultural heritage

“So pleased to see Andrew recognised for his extensive services to museums and culture, and particularly the role he and AIM played in supporting, representing and protecting the sector during Co…

Museum Profile – Scottish Crannog Centre

Striding into the future with confidence The replica at the heart of the Scottish Crannog Centre was destroyed by fire in June this year. Yet, as Managing Director Mike Bens…

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 …

Focusing on your mental fitness

We all know that looking after ourselves and our teams is more important than ever, but what can we all do to make genuinely positive steps for change and give ourselves the best chance of maintain…

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…

Applications now live for Heritage Compass

Heritage Compass is delighted to announce that the final round of applications is open from now until 12noon on 16 December! Applications will be accepted on a …

Understanding hybrid working in the cultural sector

In February 2022, Culture24’s groundbreaking Let’s Get Real action research programme will focus the next phase on the hybrid workspac…

Are you experienced?

Experience design is the ‘user led design of products and services’ – but how can it help museums and heritage organisations integrate, improve and innovate? We spoke to Alison Pearce…

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