[This week’s guest post is by Shona Carnall, Education Officer at the Museums and Heritage Service, Hartlepool Borough Council] This week I had the opportunity to attend and speak at the Bits 2 Blogs e-learning event at Teesside University, hosted by MLA. A fantastic event and with some inspirational speakers focussing on some great online […]
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[This week’s guest post is by Danny Birchall, editor of the Wellcome Collection website] A remarkable gallery closed its doors on Valentine’s Day. The Museum of Everything was a temporary collection of outsider art in a former recording studio in Primrose Hill. It brought together artists from beyond the art world’s mainstream, like Henry Darger, […]
[This week’s guest post is by Linda Spurdle, Online Resources Manager at Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery] I think I may be cheating to focus on my week in ‘cultural heritage online’ rather than any big news stories, but worries about budget cuts, the desire to develop innovative projects and the need to pursue funding […]
[This week’s guest post is by Jasper Visser, CTO at the National History Museum NL] This week started strongly with Follow a Museum day. Jim wrote last week about putting it together and I guess everybody tweeting for a museum will agree it was a success. According to the comments most participating museums had between 4 and 6 […]
[This week’s guest post is by Jim Richardson, Managing Director of Sumo, a specialist design consultancy working in the arts and cultural sectors and a co-founder of MuseumNext] The big technology news this week has undoubtedly been the iPad, which was announced by Steve Jobs in California on Wednesday. Whether you’re a fan of Apple or […]
[This week’s guest post is by Bridget McKenzie, founder and CEO of Flow Associates] Taking the baton from Mike Ellis to share some links and comments on stuff this week, it’s been hard to focus on what I’ve found interesting in our profession, as my attention has been so taken by the disastrous earthquake in […]
Over the coming weeks we’ll be inviting guest authors to curate this post, writing about the things they’ve read during the week which they think are interesting or important.
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.
Annual General Meeting 2009 2 December 2009, Sackler Centre, Victoria and Albert Museum Minutes of the 2008 AGM Wednesday 19th November, 2008 London Transport Museum The minutes of the 2008 AGM were accepted as a true record. Apologies for absence Apologies for absence were received from a number of members. Report from the Chair Commenting […]
Over the past few months, we’ve been working away behind the scenes on a new Museums Computer Group website. Probably the first thing you’ll notice is that we’ve re-designed – new colours, new logo and a new look and feel.