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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

  • Ethnographic Museums and the shapes of radical hope and reconciliation Saturday July 13, 17.30-19.00, Pitt Rivers Museum Lecture Theatre This public event brings global leaders in ethnographic museums together to consider how to reinvigorate museums with ethnographic collections, foreground indigenous knowledges and curatorial practices, and rethink assumptions about museums.Participants include: João Pacheco de Oliveira (Museu Nacional, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil); Joe Horse Capture (Minnesota Historical Society, USA);...

  • World Cultures Gallery visit and 'Restitution: a view from the Regions' workshop.Come and join us in Derby to take part in a discussion and hear case studies reflecting on restitution and repatriation in regional museums, co-chaired by Tony Butler, Executive Director, Derby Museums and Helen Mears, Keeper of World Art at Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & Hove and then after lunch explore and...

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