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Sector invited to shape the second national strategy for Scotland’s museums and galleries

Museums Galleries Scotland (MGS) is inviting people working in all roles in Scotland’s museums and galleries to help shape the second national strategy for Scotland’s museums and galleries. The…

Survey – Impact of Covid-19 on the cultural workforce

Arts Council England would like AIM members to take the time to share your experiences of how the Covid-19 has impacted you. It goes without saying that it has been a challenging 18 months f…

Applications open for new Clore Leadership programmes

Clore Leadership is pleased to announce they are now inviting applications for the next Emerging Leaders and Leadership Pulse Courses for Spring 2022. The closing date for all applications i…

NMDC publishes Green Museums: Tackling the Climate Crisis

The National Museum Directors’ Council (NMDC) has published a new report, Green Museums: Tackling the Climate Crisis, which demonstrates how museums are responding to the climate emergen…

Are you going to make an AIM Hallmark grant application?

AIM’s Hallmark grants are open for applications (until 31 January) and are again supporting projects addressing our Tackling Inequality Hallmark. If you’re thinking of making a Hallmark …

Entries now open for Museum + Heritage Awards

Museum + Heritage Awards: back, live and with more categories The awards, which will return to a glittering live event after two years, celebrate the very best in museums an…

New AIM Biffa Award History Makers exhibitions

It has been a busy few months for our AIM Biffa Award History Makers projects with new exhibitions opening to visitors, and funding announced for the final round of projects. AIM Biffa Award…

Museum Profile – Museum of Witchcraft and Magic

The Museum of Witchcraft and Magic first opened its doors in 1950 and has been enchanting the public ever since. Now tucked away in the harbour village of Boscastle, the museum’s founder…

Rising to the challenge

Emily Hope, one of AIM’s newest Board members, reports on how the Visitor Experience Team at Beamish Museum has adapted to the challenges of the last 18 months. Locking the main doors of…

Revealing Gilbert White

As Gilbert White’s House prepared for Gilbert White’s 300th anniversary celebrations in 2020, they wanted to give the Gilbert White focused displays a makeover and were awarded an AIM …

New technology to transform one of the world’s oldest writer’s house museums

All hell is breaking loose at Milton’s Cottage, with demonic takeovers, avenging angels and an epic battle between good and evil. Get ready for some strange sightings as Milton’s…

What’s behind surging energy prices?

Electricity and gas prices keep rising, with seemingly no end in sight. So, what’s happening and how can you mitigate the worst effects? We spoke to Geoff Berry of the Energy Action Group to fin…

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