Meet the speakers: Museums+Tech 2019 conference, Friday 18 October, The British Library

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Virtual Museums+Tech 2020 survey results

Back in May-June, we surveyed the MCG community to gauge interest in us running this year’s conference online and learn from your experiences of attending virtual events. Thank you very much to the 77 people who participated! Interest in a virtual MuseTech2020 Although about a third of participants (34%) had not previously attended an in-person […]

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MCG Museums+Tech 2020: Museums in a crisis

Museums+Tech 2020 will be hosted virtually on 9 and 10 December 2020. Please note: The call for proposals is now closed. Our international Programme Committee will review proposals over the following weeks and you should hear from us in mid to late October. If you have any questions please email us at This year […]

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AGM 2019

Friday 18 October 2018, British Library Apologies for absence Ina Pruegel, Adriana Rouanet, Brian Moss, Sarah Middle, Michael Guthrie, Tijana Tasich Minutes of the last AGM Minutes of the last AGM: the National Gallery, Friday 19 October 2018 No objections were raised or amends suggested. Liz McCarthy proposed they be accepted, seconded by Sarah Cole. […]

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Museums+Tech 2019 keynote announcement: Loic Tallon

The MCG Committee are pleased to announce that the keynote speaker for this year’s Museums+Tech conference will be Loic Tallon. Loic’s keynote will be ‘Is the Met open?’ The word ‘open’ was used often at The Met to describe both how the digital team worked and the activities we delivered. Openness is one of the five principles of the […]

MCG’s Museums + Tech 2019: Volunteers needed!

MCG’s Museums+Tech 2019 with the theme of ‘Openness’ is shaping up to be a great event. As always, we are sure that attendees at this year’s event in the British Library will come away both inspired and challenged by the day. In-keeping with the theme of ‘openness’, we also want to make sure the messages […]

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MCG’s Museums+Tech 2019: call for proposals

Call for papers now closed. Keep an eye out for more information soon. Museums+Tech 2019 will be held at the British Library, London, on 18 October 2019. MCG’s Museums+Tech 2019: openness Museums and other cultural organisations have long been encouraged to be more open, in multiple senses of the word. From a technology point of […]

Technological Rhythms and Organisational Flows

Maria Paula Arias was part of our team of bursary-funded volunteers who helped make the Museums+Tech 2018 conference possible. In this article, Maria picks out two presentations from the day – by Matt Locke and Jon Pratty – and reflects on the conference’s themes of the ‘collaborative museum’. On October 19th 2018 I had the […]

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Reflections on Museums+Tech 2018 by Natàlia Fernández Ashman

Natàlia was part of our team of bursary-funded volunteers who helped to make the Museums+Tech 2018 conference our most successful yet. Here, Natàlia reflects on the presentations of the day. On 19 October, I was lucky enough to volunteer at the MCG Museums+Tech 2018 conference at the National Gallery, London. A plethora of inspiring speakers […]

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