UKMW11 Blog Posts

Events

UKMW11 Blog Posts

As a follow up to the 2011 UK Museums on the Web Conference please see below a list of blogs that will hopefully be useful for those that attended on the day, followed it online or that couldn’t make it. Blogs Oonagh Murphy (official blogger for the day): The Innovative Museum: Part  1 &  Part […]

UK Museums on the Web 2011: The innovative museum: creating a brighter future

Date: 24 November  2011 Pre-UKMW11 networking and drinks event, the Marlborough Arms, 36 Torrington Place, London, WC1E 7HJ from 5.30pm. Date: 25 November 2011 Venue: IWM London (find out how to get to IWM London) Tickets for UKMW11 are now on sale at http://ukmw11.eventbrite.com. The annual UKMW conferences, convened by the Museums Computer Group, have […]

UK Museums on the Web 2011 – call for papers

The Museums Computer Group’s annual conference Museums on the Web ‘The innovative museum: creating a brighter future’ – UKMW11 – will be held at the Imperial War Museum in London on 25 November 2011. Join the MCG email list or follow @ukmcg on twitter for updates. The MCG committee often gets enquiries from people interested […]

MCG Spring Meeting – with Culture24 – Brighton – 17th June 2011

‘Go Collaborate’ MCG Spring Meeting in partnership with Culture24 – Brighton – 17th June Event reports: Jane Finnis’ Notes and take homes from the Museums Computer Group spring meeting Culture24 hosted in Brighton in June 2011 Rhiannon Looseley’s guest post on the Museums at Night blog: Rhiannon Looseley on ‘Go Collaborate,’ the Museums Computer Group spring meeting […]

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 […]

UKMW10 – Doing more with less: rising to the digital challenge in difficult times

The Museums Computer Group ‘UK Museums on the Web’ Conference 2010 hosted by the Museum of London Including a joint evening session with Wikimedia UK hosted at the British Museum The hashtag for this event was #ukmw10. Themes of the day: The UK cultural heritage sector is entering a turbulent period. The policy landscape is […]

‘Linking museums’ – event report and next steps

On a recent balmy July evening, a number of people gathered in a pub in London to discuss ‘linking museums’.  Described as ‘a meetup for people interested in the applications of linked data, microformats, RDFa (etc) for museums and the cultural heritage sector’, it was organised and publicised largely over twitter and on the ‘museums […]

Thoughts on the MCG Spring Meeting 2010

[This week’s guest post is by Rhiannon Looseley, E-Learning Officer (Web), Museum of London, and MCG Committee member. It was originally published on her blog] Early (very early) on Thursday morning, I got up and got the 7.03 train from Euston to Birmingham for this year’s Museums Computer Group (MCG) Spring Meeting. The theme of […]

UK Museums on the Web 2009: The everyday web: situated, sensory, social

Today, the Web is becoming increasingly a more multi-sensory place, with new visual interfaces, rich sound content, where content can adapt to our physical location, and even where interactions can be triggered by bodily movement. Likewise, software and services (just like our content) can today move with us. This year UKMW will look at digital heritage in the everyday – situated, sensory, social.

Sign up to our event newsletter

Subscribe to our email newsletter and be the first to find out about MCG's annual conference and other events.