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Top 5 Reasons to come to Lawrence, KS for MCN 2024

MCN is thrilled to host the conference in Lawrence this year. This bustling college town offers a vibrant cultural hub complete with world-class museums, a lively downtown scene, and easy access to outdoor adventures. Get ready to be wowed by all this charming Midwest city has in store.

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Introducing the MCN 2024 Co-Chairs and Volunteer Coordinator

Please join us in welcoming this year’s program co-chairs and volunteer coordinator. We are grateful to co-chair’s Beth Fischer, Sabriyah Hassan, and Brittney Oleniacz for their support and creativity as they work with proposal reviewers to build this year’s conference program, and to volunteer coordinator Aaron Cohen as he supports our conference sessions and events…

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Free Membership for All

Dear MCN Community, We’re thrilled to announce a significant change to our membership structure that we believe will further our mission and foster greater inclusivity and accessibility: we’re transitioning from an annual membership fee to a no-cost membership model! We want to ensure that everyone who shares our passion for advancing digital transformation in museums…

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Announcing MCN 2024 in Lawrence, Kansas

Join us this fall for MCN 2024, hosted in partnership with the Spencer Museum of Art at the University of Kansas, as we bring together cultural heritage professionals from museums and historic sites from North America and beyond. Following the success of last year’s conference, MCN 2024 provides an engaging space for museum professionals to connect,…

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Meet the 2023 Board Member Cohort!

We’re delighted to announce that MCN’s Board of Directors has appointed Andy Cummins (second term), Caspar Lam, Jonathan Munar, Katie Reilly, Joshua Schnapf, Sara Snyder, and Alice Walker to serve on the Board each for a three-year term, effective November 2023. Please join us in congratulating each of them on their appointment! As new faces…

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Announcing the MCN 2023 Program 

The MCN 2023 program is now live.

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Open Space Discussions: Learn more about MCN 2023’s “Network” track

Open Space Discussions: Learn more about MCN 2023’s “Network” track

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MCN 2023 Registration Now Open! (& What’s New)

Registration for MCN 2023 is now open!

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2023 MCN Board Candidate Application

We’re pleased to announce the 2023 call for candidates to be considered for MCN’s Board of Directors. Envisioning a world in which all museums are empowered digitally to achieve their missions, MCN’s mission is to grow the digital capacity of museum professionals by connecting them to ideas, information, opportunities, proven practices, and each other. For many…

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Updates to the MCN 2023 Call for Proposals

We’re extending this year’s call for proposals. All proposals are now due June 25 by 11:59 p.m. PST.  The submission form is also moving! As of Tuesday, May 30, we’ll now be accepting proposals via Google Forms due to an error with how the previous system handled saving then submitting drafts.  If you submitted your…

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MCN 2023 is headed to Philadelphia!

About the conference Penn Museum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania November 8–10, 2023 We’re thrilled to announce our first in-person conference since 2019! This year, we’re testing some new models while recalling our past. We hope you join us at Penn Museum in Philadelphia for conference sessions, networking, and open spaces for conversation and collaboration. The conference features…

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Meet the 2022 Board Member Cohort!

We’re delighted to announce that MCN’s Board of Directors has appointed Max Evjen, Martin Franzini, and Jen Holmes to serve on the Board each for a three-year term, effective November 2022. Please join us in congratulating each of them on their appointment! As new faces join the board, others are leaving when their terms end…

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