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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…

Be prepared: The rising cost of living doesn’t have to be a crisis

To help combat the negative impact from this cost of living crisis, AIM Associate Supplier Beyonk is encouraging experience providers to take a look at their current operations and make som…

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…

Lights! Camera! Action!

From Downton to The Repair Room, Gentleman Jack to Peaky Blinders, many AIM members host production teams for both the small and silver screen. But what does it entail, and can it be a reli…

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…

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