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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…

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 …

Cylchlythyr Ymddiriedolwyr AIM Rhagfyr 2021

Astudiaeth Achos Llywodraethu – National Tramway Museum Derbyniwyd cymorth ymgynghorol gan y National Tramway Museum gan raglen Byrddau sy’n Ffynnu AIM yn gynharach …

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…

Cylchlythyr Ymddiriedolwyr AIM – Tachwedd 2021

Yr wythnos hon yw Wythnos yr Ymddiriedolwyr, y digwyddiad blynyddol sydd yn amlygu gwaith gwych y 700,000 o ymddiriedolwyr gwirfoddol sydd yn cynnal elusennau ar draws Cymru a Lloegr. Rydym …

The power of stories

Why they matter and how to tell them WANDR – a new mobile app start-up highlights the importance of telling a good story to engage visitors effectively. As human …

New card game to fight museum pests

Whilst museums struggle to counter growing numbers of pests during lockdown, a new card game has been created to boost knowledge of the main offenders’ identification and treatment. These …

Art Fund ensures national treasures stay in the UK

Art Fund has long campaigned to improve the export licence system that protects our national treasures from being sold overseas. Sarah Philp, Art Fund’s director of programme and policy, …

Supporting collections through the pandemic

Art UK has been helping collections tell their stories and generate revenue throughout the pandemic. Camilla Stewart, Head of Commercial Programmes and Collection Partnerships, highlights s…

National Fund for Acquisitions Special Funding Scheme

The National Fund for Acquisitions, administered by National Museums Scotland with Scottish Gover…

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