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Icon works in affiliation with others in the arts, cultural heritage and commercial sectors to deliver projects that will benefit the public

aim-logo.jpgAssociation of Independent Museums

Icon is a member of the Association of Independent Museums (AIM).

AIM is a national charitable organisation which connects, supports and represents independent museums, galleries and other organisations.

AIM website


nhsf-logo.jpgNational Heritage Science Forum

Icon is a founding member of the National Heritage Science Forum (NHSF).

The NHSF addresses the recommendations of the House of Lords Science and Technology Select Committee Inquiry on Science and Heritage and helps implement the National Heritage Science Strategy objectives. 

NHSF website


parn-logo.jpgProfessional Associations Research Network

Icon is a member of the Professional Associations Research Network (PARN).

As a member of PARN, Icon is:

  • Committed to good practice
  • Kept up to date on current research
  • Part of a network of professional bodies that learn from and share with each other

PARN website




The Heritage Alliance

Icon is an active member of The Heritage Alliance.

The Heritage Alliance unites over 130 independent heritage organisations in England as a powerful, effective and independent advocate for heritage.

The Heritage Alliance website


Shaanxi Provincial Museum Association

In May 2018, Icon signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Shaanxi Provincial Museum Association for the period of 1 year.

The agreement signifies a statement of intent to collaborate in respect of the exchange of knowledge and sharing of information within the scope of cultural heritage conservation.

Read the MoU here.

Photo: c. National Heritage Science Forum