Monthly Archives: July 2016

Tickets on sale and first keynote announced for MCG’s Museums+Tech 2016: Sharing our Stories

Tickets are now on sale for this year’s annual MCG conference – formerly known as UKMW16 and newly rebranded as the Museums+Tech conference. The 2016 Museums Computer Group Museums+Tech Conference will be held at the Wellcome Collection, London on 19

Posted in Current Events, Current Events, Event-Category, Events, UKMW

Nicole Friedman, a bursary recipient from our ‘Life with Digital Projects’ event, shares her experience of the day

By Nicole Friedman MCG hosted a one-day workshop on the topic of Digital Projects (Event Agenda & Presentation slides), with speakers from various parts of the GLAM sector. It was a fantastic opportunity to hear about the challenges that institutions

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Posted in Events, Meeting report

The state of museum technology?

In January, our Chair, Mia Ridge, was to invited to Nesta’s Digital Culture Panel event to respond to their 2015 Digital Culture survey on ‘How arts and cultural organisations in England use technology’ (produced with Arts Council England (ACE) and

Posted in Guest posts on cultural heritage technologies

Making digital projects sustainable: a challenge for everyone!

The MCG’s Rosie Clarke wrote this ahead of our Spring 2016 event. Making digital projects sustainable: a challenge for everyone! This recent article by Martha Henson – Stop wasting money on digital projects if you aren’t prepared to promote them

Posted in Events, Meeting report
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The MCG is for technologists, curators, educators, marketers and more in and around museums. Posts and event news by Mia (Chair), Jess, and the Comms team

  • RT @mia_out: .@ukmcg conferences are a great chance to present to a smart and friendly crowd hungry for good ideas. Act by Apr 30 https://t.co/0qEc325bpp
  • Some interesting reflections on the role of #musetech in artistic interventions in museums by @dannybirchall https://t.co/NXBKfRahGG
  • RT @dannybirchall: Ropes, Tropes & Bots (or: What the Museum Finds Hard to Say) -- text from a talk at the @FreudMusLondon on Saturday https://t.co/poxTYHkjAw
  • RT @doteveryoneuk: Want a creche, an interpreter, funds for interns? We're offering £500 grants to help host fairer tech events. https://t.co/UoVLqi2yig
  • @matthewcock thanks for sharing!