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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

  • Neck Ornament. (C) Trustees of the Powell Cotton Museum Our project profile this month is by Nicola Stylianou, explaining what she gets up to when she's not being MEG web officer.  This project, which is led by the University of Sussex and funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, aims to further both conceptual and applied debates over ‘decolonizing’ public institutions.  In...

  • We need people to put themselves forward for two Committee posts, Secretary and Membership Officer. MEG is run by a committee elected by members at the AGM. There will be two vacancies falling due this year.   If you would like to be more involved in MEG we would be happy to hear from you.  All that is needed is an enthusiasm for museum ethnography, knowledge...

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