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

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How AIM members have shaped the Museums + Heritage Awards

AIM members have made a significant contribution to the ‘Hall of Fame’ in which Museums + Heritage Award winners of the past now reside. Just last year, across …

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…

The Museums Lab 2022

TheMuseumsLab 2022 is a programme developed to support professional exchanges between curators, researchers, and executives, working in museums, galleries and heritage sites across African and Euro…

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…

Art Fund Museum of the Year 2022

UK’s museums invited to apply for the world’s leading museum prize Applications to open from 5 January 2022 Prize fund total £160,000 20…

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 …

A message for members from the AIM Director

Hello all, Another week’s eNews and another gloomy prime ministerial statement to respond to. The message to people to reduce socialising is a hard one for museums and heritage organisatio…

How can Charity Finance help in reaching net-zero?

With five years passed since the signing of the Paris agreement and the latest meeting of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) COP 26 having taken place a month ago, there…

A message from AIM Director, Lisa Ollerhead

To all AIM members, Once again, it feels like we are entering a (more) worrying and unpredictable time. More information is below about last night’s announcements that England is moving in…

Private investment in culture survey from Arts Council England

Help Arts Council England understand trends in cultural fundraising, provide more effective support for cultural organisations, and better advocate for the sector. They have launched a Priva…

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. …

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