UCL workshop: Social Media and the Museum

Published on: May 15th, 2013

As part of the Social Media Knowledge Exchange, University College London, together with its project partners, is hosting a one day workshop on the theme:  Social Media and the Museum

General workshop theme: how Social Media is changing museum practice and visitor experience; how Social Media can be integrated into museum exhibitions and events.

This is a one day workshop with talks from a range of academic and non-academic social media experts, targeted at doctoral students and early career researchers. Workshop places are strictly limited and so early registration is necessary. There will be plenty of opportunity for discussion as well as a hands on  practical session.

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Thursday 6th June
Room G31, Foster Court
UCL, Malet Place,
London WC1E 6BT

09:30/45 Registration with coffee and biscuits

10:00 Welcome: Claire Ross (UCL)
10.10 Social Media in the Humanities: Claire Warwick (UCL):
10.40 Tweeting Moles? Social Media from the Grant Museum: Mark Carnall (Grant Museum)
11.10 Social media: worth the time for small museums?: Alex Smith (Islington Museum)
11.40 Informal discussion session

12.00 Lunch provided (and more informal discussion)

13.00 Collecting Social Media as a museum object: Laura Lannin & Ellie Miles (Museum of London)
13.30 Production/consumption – museum social media in use: Daniel Pett (British Museum)

14:00 The Digital Frontiers Exhibition at UCL Claire Ross (UCL)
15.00 Social Media Challenge (a hands on practical group activity)

17:00 Wine reception at the Grant Museum UCL

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