Advocacy statement

2010 Archive

Advocacy statement

At UK Museums and the Web I suggested and the floor agreed that we should do something to support museums and other institutions facing cuts.  Below is the statement I suggested we authored as a community which institutions can use  in any advocacy campaigns they may be mounting.  It needs your input so PLEASE edit/comment/amend […]

UK Museums on the Web 2010

Since I’m not a member of the MCG Committee I’m allowed to say this: UK Museums on the Web 2010 was a great success. Not only because it had a record number of attendees in comparison to previous editions, but also because it gave museum professionals the opportunity to be informed and inspired in times […]

MCN – Building communities of interest

[More live blogging from Gemma from the MCN 2010 conference, ‘I/O: The Museum Inside-Out/Outside-In’ in Austin, Texas, to help MCGers keep up with the news and exciting research being shared at the conference.] Building communities of interest with museum collections, libraries and museums – Effie Kapsalis, Martin Kalfatovic and Darren Milligan 30/10 Smithsonian is mandated to […]

MCN – Unconference 2

[More live blogging from Gemma from the MCN 2010 conference, ‘I/O: The Museum Inside-Out/Outside-In’ in Austin, Texas, to help MCGers keep up with the news and exciting research being shared at the conference.] THATcamp unconference session: Mobile technology and the school field trip: can it work? – Wendy Jones and Jennifer Sly 30/10 Minnesota History […]

MCN – Case study session 2

[More live blogging from Gemma from the MCN 2010 conference, ‘I/O: The Museum Inside-Out/Outside-In’ in Austin, Texas, to help MCGers keep up with the news and exciting research being shared at the conference.] Case study session 2 29/10 Engaging viewers through touchless interactive art – Collin Hover and Seiji Ikeda This piece of webart is […]

MCN – Unconference

[More live blogging from Gemma from the MCN 2010 conference, ‘I/O: The Museum Inside-Out/Outside-In’ in Austin, Texas, to help MCGers keep up with the news and exciting research being shared at the conference.] THATcamp unconference session-  Visualizing Museum Collections The wiki for this theme is Museumviz.pbworks.com and examples of visualisation can be found on Museumpipes.wordpress.com Visualisations of […]

MCN – Survey the gap between digital and physical visitors

[More live blogging from Gemma from the MCN 2010 conference, ‘I/O: The Museum Inside-Out/Outside-In’ in Austin, Texas, to help MCGers keep up with the news and exciting research being shared at the conference.] Surveying the gap between the digital and physical visitors – John Gordy, Jessica Heimberg and Emily Skidmore 29/10 So popular that the […]

MCN – Conference roundup

[More live blogging from Gemma from the MCN 2010 conference, ‘I/O: The Museum Inside-Out/Outside-In’ in Austin, Texas, to help MCGers keep up with the news and exciting research being shared at the conference.] Conference roundup 29/10 This session consisted of 5min briefings from people who had attended other conferences over the year which were of […]

MCN – Opensource session

[More live blogging from Gemma from the MCN 2010 conference, ‘I/O: The Museum Inside-Out/Outside-In’ in Austin, Texas, to help MCGers keep up with the news and exciting research being shared at the conference.] Opensource 28/10 Omeka: open source for open museums? Sharon M. Leon Omeka is an open source publishing platform, it is a CMS […]

MCN – Case study VADS

[More live blogging from Gemma from the MCN 2010 conference, ‘I/O: The Museum Inside-Out/Outside-In’ in Austin, Texas, to help MCGers keep up with the news and exciting research being shared at the conference.] Case study session 1 28/10 – Visual Arts Data Service (VADS) Vads.ac.uk – Leigh Garrett university of creative arts Look Here! project […]

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