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Steps to Sustainability Round 3 applications open

AIM is pleased to be working with Social Enterprise Academy on the third round of Steps to Sustainability Heritage organisations across the UK are under increasi…

Tyne & Wear Archives and Museums win case against Valuation Office Agency

Tyne & Wear Archives and Museums (TWAM) have won their case against the Valuation Office Agency (VOA) and will now only pay nominal business rates for Shipley Art Gallery, Laing Art Gallery, an…

New AIM trustees elected

Three new Trustees have been appointed to the AIM Board following the AGM in June Liz Power  Liz has worked in museums for over 23 years, starting o…

Get involved with The Great Escape

Art Fund, the UK charity for art and museums, has launched The Great Escape – a new programme exploring the biodiversity of our landscape. The Great Escape is a new initia…

Take part in an exciting new museum-based quiz show

Two Rivers Media are currently casting for teams to take part in a museum-based quiz for a major UK broadcaster.  They’re looking for people in any role including curato…

Anti-racist Wales Culture, Heritage and Sport Fund grant scheme launch

The Welsh Government is taking action to make Wales an Anti-racist nation, publishing the ‘Anti-Racist Wales Action Plan’ to tackle systemic and institutionalised racism as well as laun…

Applications open – NRW Rising Leaders

AIM is excited to announce that applications are open for the second round of the Rising Leaders Programme for Museums, Archives and Libraries in Wales. …

The National Survey of Scotland’s Museums and Galleries

Museums Galleries Scotland (MGS) is carrying out a National Survey of Scotland’s Museums and Galleries, supported by DC Research. The survey will provide MGS with essential i…

What is the value of an image?

Visual Content Consultant, Andrea Stern explores how museums might better understand, evaluate and protect their collection images. Our cultural institutions house and care …

Your chance to input into how digital projects are funded

Art Fund and Museums Association are running a survey on ‘Funded Digital Projects – voices from the sector’ with research agency, One Further, and th…

National Lottery Heritage Fund launches pilot funding initiative to champion innovation

National Lottery Heritage Fund is launching a new funding initiative which will give pioneering organisations the freedom to be ambitious in their thinking and help shape the future of the …

Borrowing beauty

Haslemere Educational Museum recently hosted a British Museum Spotlight Loan for their touring exhibition Troy: beauty and heroism. The Spotlight Loan featured an Etruscan f…

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