Get Involved

Join us! There are a number of ways in which you can become part of the MCG community.

Come to our events

We’ve been running events on museum technology for years. Our close links with practitioners and our wider community help make our conferences the best place to hear about upcoming technologies and how museums are integrating digital into everything they do.

Join the discussion – subscribe to our community discussion list

Join over 1,600 fellow museum professionals by signing up to our active and supportive email discussion list. It’s a forum for a diverse group of professionals from museums, galleries, cultural heritage and higher education to ask questions and share knowledge about digital technologies and services in museum contexts.

Once you’ve subscribed, you can post to the list simply by sending an email to MCG@jiscmail.ac.uk for distribution to list subscribers.

If you would just like to receive occasional updates about activity such as our annual conference and other events, you can subscribe to our using the form at the bottom of this page.

You can also keep up with discussion topics by following @ukmcg on Twitter, liking our Facebook page or joining our LinkedIn group.

Get involved – become an individual member

For museum professionals, students, consultants, producers and anyone with an interest in the role of digital in museums from managing collections to engaging the public, MCG membership is free and open to all.

As a member you’ll receive discounted registration for our conferences and events, and have the opportunity to steer the direction of the group through participation in our annual general meeting (AGM) or by joining the Committee. Join using the form below, or join online when registering for one of our events – you still benefit from the discounted rate if you join on the spot.

By becoming a member you will formally be joining a group of passionate professionals that are happy to share their knowledge and expertise via forums such as our discussion list (which is open to everyone), are advocating for the role of digital technology within museums and heritage, and are dedicated to moving forward the digital aspirations of the sector as a collective whole.

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Support us – become a corporate member

Corporate membership is available to any organisation. Supporting the MCG helps us to support the sector in a number of ways such as enabling us to offer a variety of knowledge sharing events, and provide scholarship places at our events for emerging museum professionals. For many years, the MCG’s events and community discussion list have provided informal connections, advice and aided professional development across the sector.

Benefits for Corporate Members:

• Entitlement to 4 free tickets at the annual Museums+Tech conference
• Access to ticket booking for Museums+Tech one week before standard opening
• Preferential access to sponsorship and promotional opportunities.

Corporate membership for Museums + Tech 2017 is priced at £332.50.

Current corporate members include DCMS, Imperial War Museums, Preloaded, National Museum Wales, and the University of Cambridge Museums.

To become a Corporate Member, or to renew your membership, please complete the Corporate membership application form and return it to the Treasurer, Katherine Biggs (treasurer@museumscomputergroup.org.uk).

For any further queries regarding Corporate Membership, please contact the Treasurer, Katherine Biggs (treasurer@museumscomputergroup.org.uk).

 

More information about membership types and benefits can be found in our Constitution and our Secretary would be happy to answer any questions.

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