News

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

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Nominations open for the Family Friendly Museum Award 2021

Museums, galleries and heritage sites are invited to compete for the title of the UK’s most family friendly museum. Each year Kids in Museums puts the power in families’ hands to crown t…

Vaccinations at Salisbury Cathedral

The Very Reverend Nicholas Papadopulos, Dean of Salisbury explains how AIM member Salisbury Cathedral got involved with the vaccination effort. When the news about the avail…

Survive and thrive – AIM’s update on a challenging year

Flexible, proactive and practical, AIM’s work has changed continuously in response to the impact of the pandemic. Below are just some of our highlights from a challenging year.…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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