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Institutional Membership

Institutional Membership is open to accredited UK museums, which can nominate an employee to attend MEG events at membership rates and to vote at the AGM. Institutional members can also nominate an email address that will receive the e-newsletter.

Overseas museums and libraries can subscribe to the journal.

The membership year runs from 1 April to 31 March and the institutional membership rate is currently £35.

What are the benefits?

Institutional members receive:

  • The Journal of Museum Ethnography, containing articles, book and exhibition reviews as well as research notes
  • A heavily discounted rate on conference attendance
  • The regular e-newsletter containing up-to-date news, reviews, and notices as well as information about events

To join, please contact the membership secretary directly please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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