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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

  • By Sally Ayres, curator, RAMM, Exeter. When Rachel Heminway Hurst’s email arrived in December last year, proposing a MEG trip to Tervuren to visit the Royal Museum of Central Africa and be guided around the re-displays of this controversial museum, I think I was one of the first to sign up. I had been to the museum many years ago while researching the representation...

  •   Venues & Dates:        Horniman Museum and Gardens, London, Friday 3 April 2020 Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter, Wednesday 8 April 2020New Walk Museum and Art Gallery, Leicester, Tuesday 14 April 2020The Royal Pavilion and Museums, Brighton, Friday 17 April 2020National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh, Friday 24 April 2020Time:                                     10h00 – 16h30Places available:               10 per venueThe University of Glasgow’s AHRC-funded research project SituatingPacific Barkcloth...

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