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Welcome to the Board!

Following the 2015 Call for MCN Board Directors Candidates, we received 20 applications for only 4 Director vacancies. After reviewing each candidate’s outstanding application, the Nominating Committee selected the four candidates it believed best match the needs of the Board in the next three years as outlined in the Call for Candidates. The Board approved…

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MCN Scholars to Share Their Conference Experiences

Each year, MCN offers scholarships to qualified applicants from the cultural sector to attend the annual conference. The scholarship includes free registration and hotel stay for the duration of the conference, participation in a free workshop, and a stipend to defray travel costs. Scholarships are made possible by the generous support of our sponsors and provide…

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2015 Call for MCN Board Directors Candidates

NOTE: The deadline has passed. The Nominating Committee will review all applications the week of October 13, 2015 and prepare a slate of the top four candidates that it believes are best suited to serve the needs of MCN in the next 3 years. That slate will be then shared with the full Board of Directors…

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#MCN2015 Proposal Selections by May 31

Thanks to everyone who submitted a proposal for the MCN 2015 conference in Minneapolis, MN Nov 4-7. The Program Committee has already begun reviewing abstracts and will let authors know if their proposal was selected by May 31.

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MCN 2015 Call for Proposals

Deadline extended to Saturday, May 2, 11:59 pm ET. Submit your proposal to present at MCN 2015 in Minneapolis, MN November 4-7, 2015. This year’s theme is “The Invisible Architectures of Connected Museums: Making Meaning with People, Collections, and Information.” LEARN MORE >

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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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MCN 2015 in Minneapolis Nov 4-7

Mark your calendars to join us for the annual MCN conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota November 4th – 7th.

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MCN 2014 Recordings On YouTube

If you weren’t able to join us in Dallas for the MCN 2014 Conference, want to hear those great sessions you missed, or just want to relive every exciting moment, check out the recordings of MCN 2014 sessions on our YouTube Channel. Full video is available for each Ignite MCN presentation and our wonderful Keynote…

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Welcome to Dallas!

Welcome to Dallas, MCN 2014 attendees! If you’re looking for local restaurants, museums, or things to see, here is a handy map: https://goo.gl/maps/mBqS6 Workshops begin today. Please note that the following workshops have moved to State Room: Making Pixels with OSCI Toolkit and Vine Vs. Instagram: Throwdown! Hotel maps are located by the elevators and…

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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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