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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.

 ****NEWS FLASH****

Who's joining us at the Powell-Cotton next week for this year's conference? We have an exciting two day's of speakers lined up and the chance to see the new gallery. To keep up to date with all the news from the 2015 conference follow us on twitter #MegCon15

This year's conference 'Nature and Culture in Museums' is to be held at the Powell-Cotton Museum on the 20th - 21st April 2015


Latest Blog Posts

  • The last month has seen a renewed Swedish public debate about human remains. In the basement of Karolinska Institutet, the institution behind the Nobel Prize in Medicine, a large collection of human skulls and bones was found. It is a reminder of the central role Sweden played in phrenology and race biology, of the central role race biology played in pre-war Sweden. For some...

  • Date: 29th April 2015, from 6.45 pmVenue: Free World Centre, 60 Farringdon Road, London EC1R 3GAThis event is ticketed. Full price £5.00, concessions availableChim↑Pom, the six-strong artist collective known as the enfant terrible of Japan's art scene, create distinctive works that challenge contemporary social problems, and the realities that we choose not to see. Formed in Tokyo in 2005, the group's approach is underscored by the use of found objects, mass media,...