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MEG Newsletter

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MEG Members receive a regular newsletter, delivered directly to their registered email address. These newsletters are also available to view online via the links below. Newsletters prior to 2010 are also available here in pdf format.

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Latest Blog Posts

  • Friday 8 June 2018, 10.15am to 5pm  Ticketed but freeRoyal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery, ExeterObjects from the African continent were initially acquired by traders, political officers, explorers, scholars, and missionaries. How well does this material represent Africa? This question will be explored in a series of multi-disciplinary talks, presented by internationally-renowned curators and academics of African collections in Britain.Planned presentations:Exploring donors, uncovering collections,...

  • Figure:  Huichol hat, Fowler Museum at UCLA, X66.2858, 34 cm x 18 cmFeatherwork from Central and South America rank among the most beautiful objects with meaning and symbolic value, used and worn as signs of rank and respect. Collection history, consultations and anthropological studies contribute greatly to our understanding of such featherwork collections in museums. However, museum or online databases often provide insufficient information for...

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