News

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

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Museum Profile – Nantgarw China Works and Museum

When we think of the Welsh Valleys our thoughts generally turn to male voice choirs, Tom Jones, rugby and of course coal – the black gold that fuelled so much of the industrial revolution and lef…

Putting finance first

As we face a difficult financial environment together, it’s important finance managers and leaders are feeling supported with expertise and connected to peers from similar organisations, so we’…

AMA events

The AMA has a variety of webinars coming up between January and March that are a great way to fit some training into your week — whether you’re at home or are back in the office. They co…

It’s Showtown!

Seeking to bring together the best of museum and visitor attraction, Showtown celebrates Blackpool and its role in the development of British popular culture. We spoke to Learning and Engag…

Heritage Heroes Awards 2020

Heritage Heroes Awards 2020: Nominations are now open! Do you know someone who went in to check on an empty heritage building in lockdown? Do you know someone who check…

Finding Time – free webinars announced by Rebuilding Heritage

Free webinars for the heritage sector – booking now  https://rebuildingheritage.org.…

Museum Profile – Black Cultural Archives

Black Cultural Archives (BCA) in Brixton is the home of Black British History. Our mission is to collect, preserve and celebrate the histories of people of African and Caribbean descent in the UK a…

Museum Profile – The Cromwell Museum

The Cromwell Museum is a contradiction; it’s one of the smallest museums in the UK (our gallery space is currently a single room just 70 metres square) but has internationally important c…

AIM and Museums Association working together to support Kickstart scheme

AIM and Museums Association are working together to support the sector in accessing the Kickstart Scheme…

Connecting Culture 2020: Conference programme released

The conference programme for Connecting Culture Virtual Conference and Expo has been released. The eagerly awaited line up contains thought leaders and influencers from some of the most prestigious…

Connecting Culture virtual conference and expo

AIM members are invited to attend Connecting Culture on 9 and 10 September Connecting Culture 2020 is the virtual conference and expo to kickstart the rebuilding of the cultura…

AIM Launches New Success Guide:  Successfully Taking Over Your Local Museum

Asset transfer is a relatively new approach to managing museums. It is complex, and it will be some time before the implications can be assessed. We spoke to Bethany Rex, Research Fellow at The Un…

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