Your blog posts and tweets about ‘Engaging digital audiences in museums’

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Your blog posts and tweets about ‘Engaging digital audiences in museums’

‘Engaging digital audiences in museums’ was another successful Museums Computer Group regional event, and it was even better because it was co-created with the Digital Learning Network. Here are some of the great reports and blog posts people wrote after attending ‘Engaging digital audiences in museums’: Learning and Technology sitting in a Museum Shaped tree…EngageM Take […]

Guest blogging the Engaging Digital Audiences in Museums conference

For our joint conference with Museums Computer Group (MCG), we invited two bloggers to record the event – Nadja Ryzhakova used her iPad to capture the day in pictures and Laura Martin provided a written summary. Their work is shown below: On July 11th 2012, under the title ‘Engaging Digital Audiences in Museums’, professionals from museums […]

‘learn about the most recent digital advances in the museum community’

A nice mention of the MCG’s UK Museums on the Web in Time magazine, ‘Un-Stuffy Museum: The Louvre Goes High-Tech with Video-Console Guides‘: “…partnerships are valuable as technology evolves faster than any museum alone can follow. At conferences like MuseumNext in Barcelona or Museums and the Web in the U.K. and U.S., institutions from around […]

Towards MCG@30

The MCG is approaching its 30th anniversary as a group (which personally feels pretty impressive in these times of constant change).  The world has changed quite a bit since we thought about MCG@25 in 2007, so the MCG Committee felt the approach of the group’s 30th anniversary is a good prompt to revisit past discussions […]

Engaging digital audiences in museums, 11 July 2012, University of Manchester

Museums are finding more and more ways to use digital technologies to enhance their learning and public engagement programmes. Technology has tremendous potential to engage, excite and inspire people, to make learning more flexible and to cater for different learning styles and abilities.  In many museums, however, the work of learning departments and technology teams […]

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 […]

AGM 2011

Annual General Meeting 2011 25 November 2011, Imperial War Museum Meeting Notes of the 2010 AGM The meeting notes of the 2010 AGM at the Museum of London on 26th November 2010 were accepted as correct. Apologies for absence Apologies for absence were received from John Williams Report from the Chair Ross reported this would […]

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 […]

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