Spring 2016 workshop Call for Papers: Life Support: living with digital projects

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Spring 2016 workshop Call for Papers: Life Support: living with digital projects

The Museums Computer Group are excited to open our Call for Proposals for our 2016 Spring workshop which will be held at the Hospitium in York on May 6, 2016. Continuing the MCG’s long-standing interest in how museums respond to the changes that digital technologies bring, our 2016 theme is: ‘Life Support: living with digital projects‘. […]

Most popular topics in museum technology in 2015?

The extended MCG community loves to chat! Here’s a month-by-month selection of the most popular topics on the Museums Computer Group’s museum technology discussion list in 2015. It’s based on an unscientific review of post counts and subject lines, but it looks like people in 2015 had opinions on: image metadata, 3D printing, cultural heritage […]

We’re in good company

A post on the Association for Historical and Fine Art Photography’s site presents the text of the 2015 AHFAP Conference Keynote by James Stevenson. In looking back at the history of museum photography, he also touches on the history of related practitioner groups: ‘It is interesting to see when other associations in museums were founded: […]

AGM 2015

Annual General Meeting 2015 26th October 2015, 12.30-13.00, British Museum Apologies Johanna, Michael, Danny, Marianne Minutes of the last AGM Minutes Natural History Museum, 7 November 2014 Mia proposed they be accepted and Dafydd seconded. Committee Reports Chair’s Report (Mia) Chair’s Welcome I’d like to start by thanking everyone who helped make today happen, and […]

Collaboration and ‘heads-up’ engagement: guest post from UKMW15

Izzy Bartley attended UKMW15 ‘Bridging Gaps, Making Connections’ as a guest blogger. She has written the following post in response to the day:   This year’s Museums Computer Group conference was held in the British Museum on the 26 October with the theme of Bridging Gaps: Making Connections.  The wide variety of presentations made for […]

What did you miss at UKMW15, ‘Bridging Gaps, Making Connections’?

Even if you were at our 2015 conference, it was such a busy day that it was easy to miss a gem. We’ve compiled these event reports that captured some of the flavour of the day. Collaboration and ‘heads-up’ engagement: guest post from UKMW15 by Izzy Bartley Jessica Suess’s event report Frankly, Green and Webb […]

Why should you attend UKMW15 ‘Bridging Gaps, Making Connections’?

Time is running out for you to join the friendly delegates at UKMW15. We think that if you do, you’ll have a great time, learn lots and meet fascinating people. But if you need to make a last-minute case to your boss, or include it in your professional development plan, here’s why UKMW15 is an […]

Notice of the MCG Annual General Meeting at UKMW15

Notice of the MCG Annual General Meeting at UKMW15 This year’s Museums Computer Group AGM will take place at UKMW15 (26 October 2015 at the British Museum). Full details of the AGM can be found below. The AGM will include the election of nominees to the Committee. Joining the committee is a great way to support your peers and help the sector. It’s also an opportunity to meet people, gain valuable skills and experience, and enhance your CV. If you are motivated to help and […]

UKMW15 Museums on the Web Full Programme

BRIDGING GAPS, MAKING CONNECTIONS Sponsored by beacontent Monday, 26 October 2015, Stevenson Lecture Theatre, British Museum, Great Russell Street WC1B 3DG London   09.30-10.10   REGISTRATION, REFRESHMENTS   10.15-10.30   CHAIR’S INTRODUCTION AND VENUE WELCOME Mia Ridge, Chair, Museums Computer Group, and Chris Michaels, Head of Digital Media and Publishing, British Museum   10.30-11.30    […]

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