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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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Book now for limited space on the next MEG members event. Textile Study Day at Brighton Museum on the 29th September 2017. The event is free. For more details and how to book visit the events page of the website. 

Rachel H Hurst Steve Kisko introducing new FA project textiles to the public.sml copy






Latest Blog Posts

  • Research Assistant (Mobile Museum Project) 0.8 FTE This 22 month post focusses on the educational uses of economic botany artefacts and specimens dispersed by Kew to schools across the UK in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.  This will involve analysis of collection archives at Kew; investigation of the role of school museums in contemporary educational policy and pedagogic practice at both the national...

  • 10am – 4pm, September 29th 2017 Brighton Museum and Art GalleryBrighton Museum have recently created a new collection of post 1960’s African dress and textiles, with the help of the Heritage Lottery Collecting Cultures Fund. The ‘Fashioning Africa’ collection provides new perspectives on the museum’s historic collection and documents changing practices, enduring traditions and new...