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

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TWA Digitisation Grant 2022 – it’s back!

TWA are thrilled to announce the return of the TWA Digitisation Grant 2022. The grant window will open on 20 June 2022, making this the grant’s fifth year financially supporting …

Digital Heritage Hub launched to answer the sector’s digital questions

A Digital Heritage Hub has been launched to answer 100 of the heritage sector’s most pressing digital questions thanks to £435,300 funding from The National Lottery Heritage Fund and the…

Royal Seal of Approval for ATS

AIM Associate Supplier, ATS has been granted a Royal Warrant by Her Majesty The Queen in recognition of their supply of digital guide services.  Royal Warr…

Are you a finance professional in the arts sector looking to connect with peers online?

Connection and bringing charity financial professionals together are at the heart of the CFG community and our Special Interest Groups are  a brilliant way to come and join in the conversations.…

Museum Profile – Seven Stories

Seven Stories, the National Centre for Children’s Books, is a registered charity and accredited museum in Newcastle Upon Tyne dedicated to celebrating and protecting Brit…

Making the case – independents and levelling up

Valuable feedback from our Membership Insight Group supported AIM’s response to a recent DCMS Select Committee inquiry on Levelling Up. “I believe the real s…

The Value of Valuations: Museum Buildings and Collections

How frequently do you evaluate your museum buildings and collections? It’s an important question, particularly as values have increased considerably in the last two years. AIM Associate S…

From collections to characters

Leicester Transport Heritage Trust Personas Project The Trust have been working with AIM member Documentary Media Centre to develop a new project with the support of a young…

New partnership with National Army Museum announced

AIM and the National Army Museum (NAM) are delighted to announce a new partnership that will provide AIM membership to over 100 Regimental and Corps museums.  …

The Textile Society Museum Archive and Conservation Award

The Society offers awards of up to £5,000 for a textile related project within the museum, archive and conservation sector. The Museum, Archive and Conservation Award is designed to suppo…

Implementation of the Ivory Act

The Ivory Act 2018 (the “Act”) will come into force on 6 June 2022. From this date, the ivory ban will be in place, and it will be illegal to deal in ivory items unless they have a valid regist…

Nominations open for the Family Friendly Museum Award 2022

Which museum is families’ favourite in the UK? It’s time to decide! Kids in Museums launches the Family Friendly Museum Award 2022 and publishes an updated Kids in Museums Manifesto.…

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