SIGs

MCNPro: Digital Publication and the OSCI Toolkit

Join the MCN Information Technology SIG for our next MCNPro on October 11th at 2pm EST! The Online Scholarly Catalogue Initiative has been an on-going program sponsored by the Getty Foundation for a decade. The IMA Lab has been a key partner in that program and as part of that, has designed and developed the…

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MCNPro: Brand Masters with Kim Mitchell

  Join our MCN Media Production and Branding Special Interest Group (SIG) for a new MCNPro: Brand Masters on September 21st at 2.15pm EST.   How do you manage the most valuable museum brand in the world on a daily basis? How this came to be? And what’s next? We’ll ask Kim Mitchell  the Chief Communications Officer…

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MCN Pro: Photogrammetry in Museums

  Join the MCN Digital Imaging special Interest Group (SIG) on August 22nd at 1pm EST for an update on a photogrammetry project presented at MCN 2015. Professors at the University of Minnesota and University of Wisconsin have developed software tools to enhance workflow efficiency and rendering quality of photogrammetric models created with AgiSoft PhotoScan. Photographers…

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MCN Pro: DAMs 101 for Small Museums

Kelly Carpenter, Digital Assets Manager at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, will chat with the MCN Small Museum SIG about her experiences implementing and working with a digital assets management program. She’ll discuss what a DAM system is (and what it isn’t), what you should think about when choosing a DAM system for your organization, and…

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Your new MCN Special Interest Group (SIG) Chairs and Vice Chairs

In December we held the very first SIG Chair elections. The voter turn out was impressive, which shows that our SIGs are an important part of the MCN community. Strong SIGs foster discussion and collaboration among colleagues and this is at the heart of what MCN does. Not part of a SIG? Want to be?…

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MCN Pro – March 17th – Video Recording Booths

MCN Pro Workshop, “Just Push Record: Video Recording Booths for Visitors” on Tues, March 17, 2015 at 2pm EST (11am PST) Over the past ten years, booths have become popular for encouraging visitors to record their own responses to museum experiences and have taken a variety of forms in museum galleries across the country. This…

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FREE MCN Pro Workshop – How to Store Images, Audio, and Video

“The Tangled Web: Organizing and Storing your Files” Tuesday, September 16, 2014 from 2:00-3:00pm ET Have you ever gotten tangled in a web of disorganized video and image files? Curious about the best practices for organizing and storing images, audio, and video? Or how to consider the difference between interpretive content and collections content? Want…

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