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Museum Profile – Foundling Museum

The Foundling Museum’s mission is to transform lives through creative action. We tell the story of the Foundling Hospital, which was established in 1739 by the philanthropist Thomas Coram…

The value of networks

“You know everyone!” my two children often say after I’ve been to an event, which of course isn’t true. Over the years, however, I’ve been fortunate to build a pool of people from various…

Join CFG’s mentoring scheme

Would you like to tap into knowledge outside your current networks? Are you looking to grow as a leader? Would you like to be an even better listener? Developed with Nicki D…

Understanding emotional connections to museums

During the pandemic we saw many passionate local people getting together to support and ‘save’ their local museums or similar cultural organisations. Our new research project asks ‘Ho…

It’s not just about survival but recovery

“Our very survival depends on our ability to stay awake, to adjust to new ideas, to remain vigilant and to face the challenge of change.” – Martin Luther King Jr.  Th…

Honours Week 14 – 17 June

To celebrate the Queen’s Jubilee year, the Cabinet Office are running a week of honours related events which will take place virtually from the 14 – 17 June 2022. …

Applications open for Clore Leadership Emerging Leaders and Leadership Pulse Courses

Clore Leadership is pleased to open applications for both Emerging Leaders and Leadership Pulse courses. The closing date for all applications is 12noon, Wednesday 6 July 2022 About …

Joint AIM NMDC Statement

Following the Arts Council England submission deadline this week, AIM Chair, Andrew Lovett and NMDC Chair, Maria Balshaw have issued a short statement recognising the hard work of colleag…

Royal Seal of Approval for ATS

AIM Associate Supplier, ATS has been granted a Royal Warrant by Her Majesty The Queen in recognition of their supply of digital guide services.  Royal Warr…

Museum Profile – Seven Stories

Seven Stories, the National Centre for Children’s Books, is a registered charity and accredited museum in Newcastle Upon Tyne dedicated to celebrating and protecting Brit…

Making the case – independents and levelling up

Valuable feedback from our Membership Insight Group supported AIM’s response to a recent DCMS Select Committee inquiry on Levelling Up. “I believe the real s…

From collections to characters

Leicester Transport Heritage Trust Personas Project The Trust have been working with AIM member Documentary Media Centre to develop a new project with the support of a young…

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