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Why should you attend UKMW2014, ‘Museums beyond the Web’?

Why attend UKMW14? We think you’ll have a great time, learn lots and meet fascinating people. But if you need to make a a case to your boss, or include it in your professional development plan, here’s why we think

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Save the date: 7 November is UKMW14: Museums Beyond the Web

The Museums Computer Group will be holding our annual UKMW conference at the Natural History Museum on Friday November 7 2014. The theme for UKMW14 is ‘Museums Beyond the Web’. Don’t miss out! Book now: http://ukmw14.eventbrite.co.uk/ What does ‘the web’

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#drinkingaboutmuseums Bristol, May 15

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A quick post to put all the details for tonight’s #drinkingaboutmuseums Bristol: we have a table reserved from 6:30pm at the Watershed Café/Bar, 1 Canon’s Road, Harbourside, Bristol BS1 5TX (map). They serve a range of fresh, local and seasonal food,

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Two weeks until Museums Get Mobile! Get your ticket today

There are only two weeks until we’ll gather at Bristol’s M Shed for MCG’s Spring meeting, Museums Get Mobile – so don’t miss out! May 16 will be here before you know it, so get your ticket today at museumsgetmobile.eventbrite.co.uk.

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Museums Get Mobile! MCG Spring Meeting – MShed, Bristol, 16 May 2014 #MGM14

Update: our event summary post is at Museums Get Mobile round-up. Your day at MCG’s Museums Get Mobile Early tour of M Shed 9:45am – 10:30am led by Andy King and Lee Hutchinson. Meet in front of M Shed building

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Engaging Visitors Through Play

 Guest blog post by Mairead Quinn On the 30th May 2013 Oonagh Murphy and Alan Hook from the University of Ulster hosted a Museums Computer Group conference on play and digital technology in museums.  This event brought together delegates from across

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Engaging Visitors Through Play – MCG Spring Meeting – 30 May 2013

The MCG Committee are pleased to announce our Spring meeting: Engaging Visitors Through Play Museums Computer Group hosted by the Centre for Media Research Event reports: Event blogger Mairead Quinn’s Engaging Visitors Through Play Museums Association ‘Game on’ by Mia Ridge

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Summer 2004 Meeting & AGM

BIAD School of Art, Margaret Street, Birmingham. Co-hosted by Birmingham Institute of Art & Design & Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

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Autumn 2006 meeting and AGM

The Flett Theatre, Natural History Museum, London

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Autumn 2005 Meeting & AGM, Liverpool

World Museum Liverpool Thanks all for contributing to a successful day. Timetable Treasure House Theatre (for a.m. sessions) Move to the Rex Makin Theatre, County Sessions House (for 1.45) Social events Carrying on the mcg’s great social tradition we held

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