WE NEED YOU! Volunteer Positions for Museums+Tech 2016

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WE NEED YOU! Volunteer Positions for Museums+Tech 2016

The Museums Computer Group (MCG) has been running events about museums and technology, such as UK Museums and the Web (UKMW), for a couple of decades. The sector changes constantly, and we want to reach new audiences and share the messages from our 2016 ‘Museums+Tech’ conference. To help us achieve this we have a small […]

The state of museum technology?

In January, our Chair, Mia Ridge, was to invited to Nesta’s Digital Culture Panel event to respond to their 2015 Digital Culture survey on ‘How arts and cultural organisations in England use technology’ (produced with Arts Council England (ACE) and the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)). Her response was informed by years of discussions […]

Making digital projects sustainable: a challenge for everyone!

The MCG’s Rosie Clarke wrote this ahead of our Spring 2016 event. Making digital projects sustainable: a challenge for everyone! This recent article by Martha Henson – Stop wasting money on digital projects if you aren’t prepared to promote them properly – attracted a lot of support from the cultural heritage sector and beyond. We’ve all been […]

What you missed at our #MCGprojects conference

On 6 May 2016, over 50 museum technology professionals gathered to discuss ‘Life with digital projects‘. We heard from consultants, senior museum and agency staff, academics, developers and producers over a day that began in style with Charlotte Sexton’s keynote and ended with a debate on ‘outsourcing digital heritage projects is more harm than help’. […]

MCG’s UKMW16 (museums + technology conference) Call for Proposals

UKMW16 will be held at the Wellcome Collection in London on 19 October 2016. Tickets will go on sale over summer. In the meantime, you can find out what people loved about our past conferences and sign up for our events newsletter.   MCG’s UKMW16 theme: Sharing our stories Museums have a range of interesting […]

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