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Meet the speakers: Museums+Tech 2017

We have an amazing line up of speaker for this year’s conference. Find out more about who will be sharing their projects and learning with us on November 3rd! Hannah Fox – Silk Mill Project Director, Derby Museums Trust Hannah is the Project Director for the re-development of Derby Silk Mill; the site of the world’s […]

MCG’s 2017 call for Chair and committee members is now open

With just over a month until the Museums + Tech 2017 conference, it’s time for us to throw open our annual call for nominations for new MCG Committee members. Joining the MCG Committee is a great way to help the sector and support your peers in museum technology. It’s also an opportunity to meet new […]

An update from the MCG Committee: What we do

In our last blog post, we introduced some of the new and existing committee members of the MCG. As you can tell, there are quite a few active committee members working together to run the Museums Computer Group and connect, support and inspire the museum technology sector. But what does it actually take to run […]

Keynote announcement – Museums+Tech 2017

The MCG Committee are pleased to announce that the keynote speaker for this year’s Museums+Tech conference will be Hannah Fox, Silk Mill Project Director for the Derby Museums Trust. Hannah’s keynote will be “What makes a museum?” Low tech, hi-tech, bi-tech, little tech – whatever the type of scale, technology provides the tools, methods and […]

Welcome to the new National Galleries of Scotland website

We’re always delighted to host updates from the museum technology community. This guest post is by Ashley Beamer, Technical Project Manager/Product Owner, and Christopher Ganley, Content and Design Manager, at the National Galleries of Scotland. Our transformation of the new National Galleries of Scotland website (www.nationalgalleries.org) began in early 2016 in response to the Digital […]

WE NEED YOU! Volunteer Positions for Museums+Tech 2017

MCG’s Museums+Tech 2017 with the theme of ‘Tech in a divided world’ is shaping up to be a great event. We are confident that attendees at this year’s event in the Imperial War Museum will come away both inspired and challenged by the day. We also want to make sure the messages emerging from our […]

MCG community praised for ‘valuable insights’ in Audience Agency newsletter

It made my day to see our fabulous community of email discussion list members mentioned in the Audience Agency’s Katie Moffat’s ‘Digital Snapshot’ newsletter: The Museums Computer Group has an email discussion group that frequently throws up valuable insights, for example, this discussion about how museums (and other arts orgs) can work with influencers. Related […]

Why attend Museums+Tech 2017?

MCG’s Museums+Tech 2017 will be held at the Imperial War Museum on November 3. This year’s standard ticket price is £150, with a discounted rate of £120 for MCG members. Discounted early bird tickets save £25 off the members price but must be booked before September 3. About the Museums+Tech 2017 Programme This year’s conference […]

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