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…

Accreditation Scheme for Museums and Galleries in the United Kingdom: COVID-19 Update

Due to the outbreak of COVID-19 in March 2020, museums across the UK closed their sites because of the impact of the pandemic and in line with Government guidance. In response, the UK Accred…

Comment from Rhiannon Goddard, Historic Royal Palaces

This time of year is usually incredibly busy as we all start to get ready for a new season. Setting up new displays and exhibitions, welcoming back volunteers and stocking up the shop are normal ac…

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. …

What more can we do?

Management Consultants Fourth Street highlight how responding to COVID-19 demands constant creative thinking, not least as museums are perhaps more important to our communities tha…

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…

What will your future strategy be?

Six months ago, everything changed fast. Coming back is proving to be slow and unsure. Each museum is having a unique experience depending on your size, location, physical space, digital capacity, …

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…

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…

Applications To Museums And Resilient Leadership 2020-2021 Now Open

Described by participants as “life changing”, Museums and Resilient Leadership is a year-long programme to develop future leaders for th…

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