National Lottery Heritage Fund awards AMA funding for Digital Heritage Lab

National Lottery Heritage Fund awards AMA funding for Digital Heritage Lab

The AMA is excited to announce that it has been awarded £250,000 of funding from the National Lottery Heritage Fund as part of its Digital Skills for Heritage initiative to develop the Digital Heritage Lab — a new free training programme for small to medium sized heritage organisations.  We’ll be developing the Digital Heritage Lab with our project partners Cause4/Arts…

Inclusive Teams: AMA speaks at the Spektrix Conference 2019

Inclusive Teams: AMA speaks at the Spektrix Conference 2019

AMA Board Member Jane Cordell, Director, Result CIC and AMA’s Programme Producer, Bea Udeh spoke at the Spektrix Conference 2019.   In their session, Bea and Jane explored how a more inclusive organisational composition helps to create a more resilient organisation. Bea described her work to diversify the AMA’s member representative network and its impact, and Deaf social entrepreneur and AMA board member, Jane…

“Being Brave in a New World”: Cath Hume speaks at Regional Heritage Conference & Awards

“Being Brave in a New World”: Cath Hume speaks at Regional Heritage Conference & Awards

AMA CEO Cath Hume was the keynote speaker at ‘Being Brave in a New World’, the 2019 Regional Heritage Conference & Awards from Museum Development East Midlands. The event was attended by museums, historic houses and heritage sites including zoos from across the region.   Cath’s keynote focused on the need to be “cause led and visitor focused”. Delegates heard from…

Shared Ambition participants 2019

Shared Ambition participants 2019

Marketers and fundraisers working together in organisations in England applied to be part of the third cohort of Shared Ambition — fundraising and marketing together. The programme is managed by the AMA as part of the Arts Fundraising and Philanthropy programme. This highly impactful programme explores how fundraisers and marketers can collaborate to better achieve their organisation’s objectives. It…

AMA chosen to deliver 14-18 Now conference

AMA chosen to deliver 14-18 Now conference

The AMA is excited to announce that it has been chosen to organise a one-day conference to celebrate the brilliant work of 14-18 NOW — the official programme that took place across the UK to mark the centenary of the First World War.   To recognise 14-18 NOW’s impact and learnings across the UK and beyond, the AMA will be organising an event this April, which will consider future thinking inspired by 14-18…

AMA: Review of 2018

AMA: Review of 2018

Arts, heritage, museums – we are a resilient sector and surviving this year with passion still in place demonstrates this. Whilst we might be debating exactly what resilience means we are continuing to have a positive impact on the UK’s health, well-being, communities and GDP we have been celebrating success against a back drop of…

AMA delivers 21st Century Visitor Attractions Programme with Museum Development East Midlands

AMA delivers 21st Century Visitor Attractions Programme with Museum Development East Midlands

Developed by Museums Development East Midlands (MDEM) and AMA in response to the needs identified in the MDEM Business Diagnostic, 21st Century Visitor Attractions helps museums become more audience-focused, resilient and successful.  The programme is designed to be led by a nominated member of staff, but a range of staff can take part, whether their role is dedicated to…