News

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

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British Museum Knowledge Share event series – new dates released

The next sessions in the British Museum Knowledge Share Spring Event Series are now open for booking. Designed for people working in museums and cultural heritage, these free online events a…

Rebuilding Heritage new group training offers

Rebuilding Heritage is a free support programme, funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund, to help the heritage sector respond to the ongoing impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.…

The Museums of the North West Photogrammetry Hub highlights the potential of creative partnerships with universities

AIM spoke to the University of Liverpool’s Dr Ardern Hulme-Beaman and Garstang Museum Curator, Dr Gina Criscenzo-Laycock along with Elsa Price, Curator of Human History at Tullie House  

Can you support a conservation student volunteer?

CHEIN – a network of higher education institutions working with Icon – is looking for AIM members who can offer conservation students volunteering opportunities.  …

Stop – Start – More – Less

2021 is going to be a tough year so we do not have much choice but to find opportunities, ways to transition, search out collaborators and create new beginnings and new thinking, says Busin…

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…

Accreditation Scheme for Museums and Galleries in the United Kingdom: COVID-19 Update

Due to the outbreak of COVID-19 in March 2020, museums across the UK closed their sites because of the impact of the pandemic and in line with Government guidance. In response, the UK Accred…

Comment from Rhiannon Goddard, Historic Royal Palaces

This time of year is usually incredibly busy as we all start to get ready for a new season. Setting up new displays and exhibitions, welcoming back volunteers and stocking up the shop are normal ac…

Apply now – AIM Pilgrim Trust conservation grants

Applications are open for the latest round of AIM Pilgrim Trust Conservation grants, which support small to medium sized museums to care for their collections more effectively and efficiently and t…

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…

AIM member discount from new Associate Supplier, Conservation Resources

We’re pleased to welcome Conservation Resources to AIM as our newest Associate Supplier. Conservation Resources UK was established more than 30 years ago and supplies museums, gallerie…

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…

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