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Welcome to the Museum Ethnographers Group website, the place for resources, support and networking opportunities relating to museum ethnography in the UK.

Join us to become involved in debates relating to museum ethnography, whether you are working in museums, teaching, researching, studying, or just interested.

MEG is active across the web - please visit our blog, read our newsletter, and find us on Facebook. Better still, join our community by becoming a member.

Have news and views relating to Museum Ethnography you want to share? MEG would love to hear from you. If you wish to contribute a blog post please contact MEG's web officer, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. The MEG blog is updated regularly and summarized in MEG newsletters, which are emailed to members every two months from January. Blog posts have included exhibition reviews, event listings, help with identifications and project news. 

 

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Latest Blog Posts

  • Buxton Museum and Art Gallery is looking for help to identify ethnographic material and for advice on potential restitutions.  They write:These objects were purchased between 1940 and 1988, and were part of the Derbyshire Schools Library Service collections. We are looking for people who can help identify objects from:·         Plains Indian (around 33 objects)·         First Nations (around 10 objects)·         Inuit...

  • MEG have received the following request for help from Meghan Backhouse at the Pitt Rivers Museum.  Meghan writes:As part of a wider project to change collections management systems, the Pitt Rivers Museum is working to update its Cultural Group Names information. The current list is woefully out of date, and based either on Donor or Collector’s information, or on Ethnologue language group attributions. As...

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