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Thinking digital?

Headline sponsors of AIM Conference 2024, Bloomberg Connects, on strengthening your digital presence. Today, it’s more important than ever for cultural organisations to ha…

Two AIM members collaborate on new exhibition

The Kent Archaeological Society (KAS), in collaboration with the Faversham Fleur De Lis Museum and the Lees Court Estate, has launched a new archaeological exhibition called “Lees Court Estat…

Round 3 AIM Brighter Day grants awarded

The third round of the Brighter Day grants, gratefully funded by the Arts Scholars Charitable Trust, have been awarded by AIM.  In the final round, we received twenty-two a…

The cafe as a visitor experience

Paul Smith of Montfort Catering highlights some innovative approaches to refreshing your catering offer. “Less and less people are going out just for a drink and there are…

Transform your visitor experience with Bloomberg Connects

The leading edge (and free) museum app For more than two decades, Bloomberg Philanthropies has been helping museums build digital tools to share their collections and exhibitions …

Promoting localism

Colin Mulberg highlights how to make the most of connections to your local area to help tackle many of the issues facing museums. Museum and heritage venues face numerous ch…

Latest AIM Pilgrim Trust grants awarded

We’re pleased to announce the 18 AIM members awarded the latest AIM Pilgrim Trust conservation grants. AIM is grateful to the Pilgrim Trust for funding the grant sche…

Top tips to increase revenue for your museum

AIM Associate Suppliers Vennersys are experts when it comes to integrated ticketing and point-of-sale solutions for your heritage venue. Their top tips on increasing revenue will also help reduce q…

LTC Rolt conference at Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust

Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust completes catalogue of the papers of LTC Rolt and announces May 2024 conference in partnership with Keele University to mark the 50th anniversary …

First round of Re:Collections Grants awarded

Three museums have been awarded Re:Collections Grants totalling over £54,000. Funded from the Welsh Government Anti-Racist Wales Culture, Heritage, and Sport Fund, Re:Colle…

Get funding to borrow from national collections

Applications to the Weston Loan Programme with Art Fund open on 23 October. The funding…

A new way to insure your museum collection

Sotera is an Insurtech start-up that uses AI and a proprietary risk algorithm to evaluate the risk of collections to improve how they are insured. The company was founded by two former archaeologis…

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