News

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

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Trustee vacancies – Black Cultural Archives

Black Cultural Archives in Brixton, London, is seeking three new trustees to join the Board. Ideally, Trustees have charity experience and knowledge of the arts and heritage sector to help d…

Trustee vacancy – National Coal Mining Museum

Could you be the next custodians of the coal and guardians of the deep? The National Coal Mining Museum is looking to recruit new trustees to join its Board. Being a trustee is a volu…

£1million National Lottery fund launches to enable digital volunteering in heritage sector

£1million of National Lottery funding is now available for heritage organisations to develop a strong network of digital volunteers – wherever their location. Applications to The National Lotter…

Working safely as Covid restrictions are lifted

Staffing your business this summer Summer staffing can be a conundrum and this summer brings even more obstacles than usual. The HR Dept have shared the following advice with AIM members t…

Gathering Places: how museum buildings and spaces are changing beyond the pandemic

With their buildings closed and empty over so much of the past 18 months many people involved with museums have reflected on what is most important to them and their communities. Explorations with …

The impact of COVID-19 on arts and cultural engagement for deaf and disabled people

This research project is being conducted by Bea Anderton, Community Leadership student at University of Central Lancashire. Bea has been exploring the impact of COVID-19 on arts and cultural…

Rebuilding Heritage – last chance to apply for support

Free specialist support, training and events for the heritage sector T…

Call for papers – Medicine, Myth and Memory

Call for papers – Online event – Wednesday 8 and Thursday 9 December 2021 Medicine, Myth and Memory: Trusted Voices in the Pandemic Since March 20…

Covid restrictions to be lifted in England

Covid 19 restrictions to be lifted in England on July 19 Prime Minister Boris Johnson has …

DCMS launch Rediscover Summer

DCMS has launched a new campaign titled ‘Rediscover Summer’. The campaign aims to highlight and promote some of the fantastic offers open to young people this Summer and encourage their engagem…

Diane Reid becomes Chair of Lakeland Arts

Becomes first female chair of Lakeland Arts in its history. Former BBC programme maker becomes Chair of Lakeland Arts Board of Trustees. Diane Reid worked on shows like Anti…

Trustee vacancy – Chair of The Heritage Alliance

The Heritage Alliance is looking for a Chair to lead the Board of Trustees and staff from Autumn 2021, to be formally appointed at our AGM in early 2022. The Chair is an important public face of…

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