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 […]

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 […]

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‘. […]

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 […]

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