News

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

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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…

Putting finance first

As we face a difficult financial environment together, it’s important finance managers and leaders are feeling supported with expertise and connected to peers from similar organisations, so we’…

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. …

Finding Time – free webinars announced by Rebuilding Heritage

Free webinars for the heritage sector – booking now  https://rebuildingheritage.org.…

Steps to Sustainability – Building a Sustainable Heritage Sector – applications open

AIM is pleased to be partnering with The Social Enterprise Academy as they open applications for their new National Lottery Heritage Fund project – Steps to Sustainability! This opport…

AIM and Museums Association working together to support Kickstart scheme

AIM and Museums Association are working together to support the sector in accessing the Kickstart Scheme…

Connecting Culture 2020: Conference programme released

The conference programme for Connecting Culture Virtual Conference and Expo has been released. The eagerly awaited line up contains thought leaders and influencers from some of the most prestigious…

You’ve reopened, but what next?

Recovery and change: what are the first steps? Hilary McGowan and Piotr Bienkowski Many museums will need to adapt and change to ensure they survive in the longer term. How …

Hayes Parsons Insurance Brokers on assessing risk and financial viability

Following the welcome issue of reopening advice and guidance Ben Leah, Director, Hayes Parsons Insurance Brokers highlights how museums might a…

Connecting Culture virtual conference and expo

AIM members are invited to attend Connecting Culture on 9 and 10 September Connecting Culture 2020 is the virtual conference and expo to kickstart the rebuilding of the cultura…

Top 10 Ways That Digital Interpretation Can Improve Your Visitor Experience

Digital interpretation comes in a bewildering array of forms. It also has a confusing number of names; sometimes its multimedia and sometimes it’s interactive or mobile interpretation. It can be …

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