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MEG-stand-image-webAbout MEG

Museum Ethnographers Group are a UK-based, but international collective, whose members include:

museum curators, conservators & educators
university academics & students
artists & amateurs

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

Originally established in 1975, MEG has a long history of bringing individuals, institutions and museum collections together to build knowledge and understanding around museum ethnography.

MEG is an active interface between museum professionals and university-based researchers and is recognised in the UK museums sector as a key subject-specialist network.

The Museum Ethnographers Group is registered as a charity in England and Wales with the Charity Commission (no. 1023150).

Latest Blog Posts

  • The Museums Association (MA) has launched Collections 2030, a major new research project that seeks to understand the current state of museum collections in the UK, and – in collaboration with the sector – identify how to make the most of museum collections over the course of the next decade.The MA has published a discussion paper and a series of research questions and is...

  • The future of catastrophe planning within the museums and heritage sector is the subject of a free one-day conference on 29 November, hosted by the Victoria and Albert Museum in partnership with UK Armed Forces and the Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport.Planning for the Unthinkable: Protecting the National Heritage Sector will trace historic practices of protection during armed conflict, as well as looking...

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