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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.

Latest Blog Posts

  •  Tantra: enlightenment to revolution at the British Museum seeks to demystify Tantric philosophy. Curated by Dr Imma Ramos, the exhibition challenges the visitor to rethink any preconceived notions they have of Tantra, which is often misunderstood as a hedonistic sexual practice. Rather, as the exhibition explains, Tantra is a collection of instructional sacred texts that are written as a dialogue between gods and goddesses....

  •  Helen Mears, a researcher at Newcastle University is working on a project which considers the relationship between public space and belonging  The en/counter/points project, funded by HERA, is developing a toolkit to support museum practitioners wishing to explore issues of belonging. Before developing the new resource, they  would like to assess the extent to which museum and heritage practitioners use existing online toolkits and...

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