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Our Spring event on innovation in museums in Cambridge

Our Spring 2015 event, ‘Innovation’: the Emperor’s new clothes?’ was held at the McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, University of Cambridge on 14 May 2015. Thanks to the organisers and speakers for creating a thought-provoking and enjoyable day. Let us know if you’ve got photos or notes to share!

Our guest blogger, Nicola Adams, a digital media apprentice at Royal Pavilion & Museums Brighton has summarised the day at Guest post from MCG Spring Event, Innovation: The Emperor’s new clothes.

University of Cambridge Museums have written a brief post that captures the main question for the day: could the pressure for museums to innovate actually be counterproductive?

Jessica Suess, the partnership officer for Oxford University Museums, has written up the paper she presented on the day on the Oxford Aspire blog, and summarised the presentations in another post on Innovating in Museums.

Check out photos from the day in a Flickr album for #mcginnovation – Cambridge.

Slides for Claire Knowles and Scott Renton’s presentation, Raising the Curtain or: getting unique and rare collections out to the public, are online.

Liz Hide @TheMuseumOfLiz has put together a storify of tweets and photos from the day: