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From Temple To Home: Celebrating GaneshaFrom Temple To Home: Celebrating GaneshaHistoric sculptures and paintings together with stories highlighting the iconography of the elephant-headed Hindu deity known as the creator and remover of obstacles.18th April 2014Sunday 25th May 2014 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Free EventOngoing
From Temple To Home: Celebrating Ganesha
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Sculpture | PRICING  Free  
DATES  27th February to 25th May 2014
Historic sculptures and paintings together with stories highlighting the iconography of the elephant-headed Hindu deity known as the creator and remover of obs
 
Vikings: Life And LegendVikings: Life And LegendVikings: Life And LegendWeapons, coins, jewellery and the surviving timbers of a 37-metre-long Viking warship go on display at the British Museum's brand new Sainsbury Exhibitions Gallery which opens in March 2014. The first major exhibition on Vikings at the British Museum for over 30 years features weapons and looted treasures showing the central role which warfare play18th April 2014Sunday 22nd June 2014 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
Ongoing
Vikings: Life And Legend
event > Exhibitions
DATES  6th March to 22nd June 2014
Weapons, coins, jewellery and the surviving timbers of a 37-metre-long Viking warship go on display at the British Museum's brand new Sainsbury Exhibitions Gal... More about this event
 
Recent Acquisitions: Two Sets Of Picasso LinocutsRecent Acquisitions: Two Sets Of Picasso LinocutsThe two prints Still Life Under The Lamp and Jacqueline Reading, from 1962, made when the artist was 80 years of age, highlighting the evolution of the artist's creative process.18th April 2014Tuesday 6th May 2014 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
Free EventOngoing
Recent Acquisitions: Two Sets Of Picasso Linocuts
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Print | PRICING  Free  
DATES  10th January to 6th May 2014
The two prints Still Life Under The Lamp and Jacqueline Reading, from 1962, made when the artist was 80 years of age, highlighting the evolution of the artist'
 
A Middle East Menagerie: Favourite Works Selected By Curatorial AssistantsA Middle East Menagerie: Favourite Works Selected By Curatorial AssistantsA selection of works from the Islamic collections, highlighting the theme of animals in Islamic art.18th April 2014Sunday 18th May 2014 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
Free EventOngoing
A Middle East Menagerie: Favourite Works Selected By Curatorial Assistants
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Sculpture | PRICING  Free  
DATES  6th December 2013 to 18th May 2014
A selection of works from the Islamic collections, highlighting the theme of animals in Islamic art.
 
Wise Men From The East: Zoroastrian Traditions In Persia And BeyondWise Men From The East: Zoroastrian Traditions In Persia And BeyondThis small exhibition explains Zoroastrianism, an ancient but living religion named after the Prophet Zarathustra, through objects and coins from Persia (Iran). The display will feature a variety of ancient and modern objects and coins, and will highlight the importance of Zoroastrian traditions in other religions. It will touch on the concept and 18th April 2014Sunday 27th April 2014 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
Free EventOngoing
Wise Men From The East: Zoroastrian Traditions In Persia And Beyond
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions | PRICING  Free  
DATES  24th October 2013 to 27th April 2014
This small exhibition explains Zoroastrianism, an ancient but living religion named after the Prophet Zarathustra, through objects and coins from Persia (Iran)... More about this event
 
Germany divided - Baselitz and his generation Germany divided - Baselitz and his generation Germany divided - Baselitz and his generation Featuring over 90 works by some of the leading names in contemporary art, this exhibition of post-1945 prints and drawings explores how six key artists redefined art in Germany in the 1960s and 1970s and negotiated with the past, on both sides of the Berlin Wall. Half of the works on display are by Georg Baselitz (b 1938), and 34 of the works in th18th April 2014Sunday 31st August 2014 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
Free EventOngoing
Germany divided - Baselitz and his generation
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions | PRICING  Free  
DATES  6th February to 31st August 2014
Featuring over 90 works by some of the leading names in contemporary art, this exhibition of post-1945 prints and drawings explores how six key artists redefin... More about this event
 
Olympic Champions!: Workshop (Over 7s)Olympic Champions!: Workshop (Over 7s)Edit a portrait of a Greek Olympian.19th April 2014Saturday 19th April 2014 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Olympic Champions!: Workshop (Over 7s)
event > Kids Events | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Saturday 19th April 2014 - 11.30am-3.30pm
Edit a portrait of a Greek Olympian.
 
Taimhotep's Lament: Her Life And Death In Cleopatra's Egypt: TalkTaimhotep's Lament: Her Life And Death In Cleopatra's Egypt: TalkA talk by George Hart.19th April 2014Saturday 19th April 2014 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Taimhotep's Lament: Her Life And Death In Cleopatra's Egypt: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Saturday 19th April 2014 - 1.15pm-2pm
A talk by George Hart.
 
Writing Workshop (Over 9s)Writing Workshop (Over 9s)With Damian Dibben.20th April 2014Sunday 20th April 2014 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
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Writing Workshop (Over 9s)
event > Kids Events
PRICING  Free, ticketed
DATES  Sunday 20th April 2014 at 11am-1pm and 2pm-4pm
With Damian Dibben.
 
Art And Culture: Metalwork In Anglo-Saxon England: TalkArt And Culture: Metalwork In Anglo-Saxon England: TalkA gallery talk by Rosie Weetch.22nd April 2014Tuesday 22nd April 2014 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Art And Culture: Metalwork In Anglo-Saxon England: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Tuesday 22nd April 2014 - 1.15pm-2pm
A gallery talk by Rosie Weetch.
 
The Admonitions Scroll: A Masterpiece Of Chinese Painting: TalkThe Admonitions Scroll: A Masterpiece Of Chinese Painting: TalkA gallery talk by Jan Stuart.23rd April 2014Wednesday 23rd April 2014 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
The Admonitions Scroll: A Masterpiece Of Chinese Painting: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Wednesday 23rd April 2014 - 1.15pm-2pm
A gallery talk by Jan Stuart.
 
Dosh: The Language Of Money: TalkDosh: The Language Of Money: TalkA gallery talk by Ben Alsop.24th April 2014Thursday 24th April 2014 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Dosh: The Language Of Money: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Thursday 24th April 2014 - 1.15pm-2pm
A gallery talk by Ben Alsop.
 
Introduction To Islamic Art: TalkIntroduction To Islamic Art: TalkA gallery talk by Roberta Marin.25th April 2014Friday 25th April 2014 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Introduction To Islamic Art: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Friday 25th April 2014 - 1.15pm-2pm
A gallery talk by Roberta Marin.
 
The Vikings In Britain And Ireland: Between Culture And MemoryThe Vikings In Britain And Ireland: Between Culture And MemoryMichael Wood chairs a panel discussion.25th April 2014Friday 25th April 2014 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
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The Vikings In Britain And Ireland: Between Culture And Memory
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATES  Friday 25th April 2014 - 6.30pm-7.30pm
Michael Wood chairs a panel discussion.
 
Photography Mystery Trails: Workshop (Over 5s)Photography Mystery Trails: Workshop (Over 5s)Explore the museum's objects and follow photography trails.26th April 2014Saturday 26th April 2014 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Photography Mystery Trails: Workshop (Over 5s)
event > Kids Events | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Saturday 26th April 2014 - 11.30am-3.30pm
Explore the museum's objects and follow photography trails.
 
1,001 Egyptian Gods, Goddesses And Sacred Animals: Talk1,001 Egyptian Gods, Goddesses And Sacred Animals: TalkA gallery talk by Carol Andrews.26th April 2014Saturday 26th April 2014 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
1,001 Egyptian Gods, Goddesses And Sacred Animals: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Saturday 26th April 2014 - 1.15pm-2pm
A gallery talk by Carol Andrews.
 
Viking Art: LectureViking Art: LectureWith Jane Kershaw.26th April 2014Saturday 26th April 2014 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
On Soon
Viking Art: Lecture
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
PRICING  Free, ticketed
DATES  Saturday 26th April 2014 - 1.30pm-2.30pm
With Jane Kershaw.
 
Website Design: Workshop (Ages 16-18)Website Design: Workshop (Ages 16-18)27th April 2014Sunday 27th April 2014 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
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Website Design: Workshop (Ages 16-18)
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Workshops
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DATES  Sunday 27th April 2014 - 11am-4.30pm
 
The Vikings: Raiders, Traders, Farmers And Fishers: TalkThe Vikings: Raiders, Traders, Farmers And Fishers: TalkA talk by Barry Ager.29th April 2014Wednesday 11th June 2014 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
The Vikings: Raiders, Traders, Farmers And Fishers: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Tuesday 29th April and Wednesday 11th June 2014 - 1.15pm-2pm
A talk by Barry Ager.
 
Medieval Celtic Lands: TalkMedieval Celtic Lands: TalkA talk by Susan Youngs.30th April 2014Wednesday 30th April 2014 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Medieval Celtic Lands: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Wednesday 30th April 2014 - 1.15pm-2pm
A talk by Susan Youngs.
 
Viking Warfare: LectureViking Warfare: LectureWith Thomas Williams.1st May 2014Thursday 1st May 2014 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
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Viking Warfare: Lecture
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
PRICING  Free, ticketed
DATES  Thursday 1st May 2014 - 1.30pm-2.30pm
With Thomas Williams.
 
Sorcery, Magic And The Viking Mind: LectureSorcery, Magic And The Viking Mind: LectureWith Neil Price.2nd May 2014Friday 2nd May 2014 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
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Sorcery, Magic And The Viking Mind: Lecture
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
PRICING  Free, ticketed
DATES  Friday 2nd May 2014 - 1.30pm-2.30pm
With Neil Price.
 
Curator's Introduction To Vikings: Life And Legend: LectureCurator's Introduction To Vikings: Life And Legend: LectureCurator Gareth Williams talks about the Vikings: Life And Legend exhibition.3rd May 2014Thursday 19th June 2014 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
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Curator's Introduction To Vikings: Life And Legend: Lecture
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
PRICING  Free, ticketed
DATES  3rd May, 2nd June and 19th June 2014 - 1.30pm-2.15pm
Curator Gareth Williams talks about the Vikings: Life And Legend exhibition.
 
Adventurers And Silver-Seekers: The Vikings In Eastern Europe And Asia: TalkAdventurers And Silver-Seekers: The Vikings In Eastern Europe And Asia: TalkProject Curator Thomas Williams discusses the exploits of the explorers.13th May 2014Tuesday 13th May 2014 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Adventurers And Silver-Seekers: The Vikings In Eastern Europe And Asia: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Tuesday 13th May 2014 - 1.15pm-2pm
Project Curator Thomas Williams discusses the exploits of the explorers.
 
The Longship Roskilde 6: From Excavation To Display: LectureThe Longship Roskilde 6: From Excavation To Display: LectureWith Kristiane Stretkvern.16th May 2014Friday 16th May 2014 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
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The Longship Roskilde 6: From Excavation To Display: Lecture
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATES  Friday 16th May 2014 - 6.30pm-7.30pm
With Kristiane Stretkvern.
 
The Vikings Revealed By Science: Study DayThe Vikings Revealed By Science: Study DayA study day looking at the scientific research into Viking culture.17th May 2014Saturday 17th May 2014 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
On Soon
The Vikings Revealed By Science: Study Day
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATES  Saturday 17th May 2014 - 10.30am-5pm
A study day looking at the scientific research into Viking culture.
 
Viking Treasures: LectureViking Treasures: LectureWith Gareth Williams.22nd May 2014Thursday 22nd May 2014 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
 
Viking Treasures: Lecture
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
PRICING  Free, ticketed
DATES  Thursday 22nd May 2014 - 1.30pm-2.30pm
With Gareth Williams.
 
Ancient Lives: New DiscoveriesAncient Lives: New DiscoveriesAncient Lives: New DiscoveriesScientific analysis of mummies by the British Museum using procedures such as X-ray and CT scanning has revealed a wealth of information about how individuals lived and died in Ancient Egypt and Sudan. This exhibition will explore stories in the lives of eight mummies, all from a period of 4000 years between 3500BC and 500AD. From a priest to a tem22nd May 2014Tuesday 30th September 2014 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
 
Ancient Lives: New Discoveries
event > Exhibitions > Special exhibits - Museums
DATES  22nd May to 30th September 2014
Scientific analysis of mummies by the British Museum using procedures such as X-ray and CT scanning has revealed a wealth of information about how individuals ... More about this event
 
Fishing In The Gene Pool For Vikings: LectureFishing In The Gene Pool For Vikings: LectureWith Mark Jobling.23rd May 2014Friday 23rd May 2014 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
 
Fishing In The Gene Pool For Vikings: Lecture
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATES  Friday 23rd May 2014 - 6.30pm-7.30pm
With Mark Jobling.
 
P.J. O'RourkeP.J. O'RourkeInternationally bestselling author P.J. O'Rourke makes a rare visit to London to distance himself from the disco-bunnies, drop-outs & dope-heads who formed the baby-boom generation via his latest book The Baby Boom.27th May 2014Tuesday 27th May 2014 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
 
P.J. O'Rourke
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATES  Tuesday 27th May 2014 - 7pm-8.30pm
Internationally bestselling author P.J. O'Rourke makes a rare visit to London to distance himself from the disco-bunnies, drop-outs & dope-heads who formed the
 
Icelandic SagasIcelandic SagasLive poetry and discussion.30th May 2014Friday 30th May 2014 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
 
Icelandic Sagas
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATES  Friday 30th May 2014 - 7pm-8.30pm
Live poetry and discussion.
 
Anglo-Saxon And Viking Ship Burial: TalkAnglo-Saxon And Viking Ship Burial: TalkCurators Gareth Williams and Sue Brunning and Jan Bill from Oslo's Viking Ship Museum in discuss ship graves and their symbolic interpretation.6th June 2014Friday 6th June 2014 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
 
Anglo-Saxon And Viking Ship Burial: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATES  Friday 6th June 2014 - 6.30pm-7.30pm
Curators Gareth Williams and Sue Brunning and Jan Bill from Oslo's Viking Ship Museum in discuss ship graves and their symbolic interpretation.
 
Generation Whine - You've Got it GoodGeneration Whine - You've Got it GoodPanel debate on whether young people in Britain today are the unluckiest generation in recent history or are they simply 'generation whine'.17th June 2014Tuesday 17th June 2014 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
 
Generation Whine - You've Got it Good
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Literary Events & Book Signings
DATES  Tuesday 17th June 2014 - 6.30pm-8.45pm
Panel debate on whether young people in Britain today are the unluckiest generation in recent history or are they simply 'generation whine'.
 
London Anthropology Day 2014London Anthropology Day 2014London Anthropology Day is a free university taster day for Year 12, 13 and FE students, career advisors, teachers, parents and anyone interested in learning more about anthropology.3rd July 2014Thursday 3rd July 2014 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
 
London Anthropology Day 2014
event > Business Events > Conferences
PRICING  Free, booking required
DATES  Thursday 3rd July 2014 - 9.30am-4pm
London Anthropology Day is a free university taster day for Year 12, 13 and FE students, career advisors, teachers, parents and anyone interested in learning m
 
Ming: Courts and ContactsMing: Courts and ContactsThrough spectacular objects from 15th century China, Ming: Courts and Contracts, the blockbuster autumn exhibition at the British Museum focuses on a little explored but spectacular period in the first half of 15th century when China became a global superpower. "There will be many surprises" in the exhibition, according to The Guardian, "including18th September 2014Monday 5th January 2015 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
 
Ming: Courts and Contacts
event > Exhibitions
DATES  18th September 2014 to 5th January 2015
Through spectacular objects from 15th century China, Ming: Courts and Contracts, the blockbuster autumn exhibition at the British Museum focuses on a little e... More about this event
 
 
 

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Recent Acquisitions: Two Sets Of Picasso Linocuts
Exhibitions | Until 6th May 2014 

British Museum

The two prints Still Life Under The Lamp and Jacqueline Reading, from 1962, made when the artist was 80 years ...More

Germany divided - Baselitz and his generation
Germany divided - Baselitz and his generation
Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2014 

British Museum

Featuring over 90 works by some of the leading names in contemporary art, this exhibition of post-1945 prints and drawings ...More

 
Wise Men From The East: Zoroastrian Traditions In Persia And Beyond
Exhibitions | Until 27th April 2014 

British Museum

This small exhibition explains Zoroastrianism, an ancient but living religion named after the Prophet Zarathustra, through objects and coins from ...More

Vikings: Life And Legend
Vikings: Life And Legend
Exhibitions | Until 22nd June 2014 

British Museum

Weapons, coins, jewellery and the surviving timbers of a 37-metre-long Viking warship go on display at the British Museum's brand ...More

 
From Temple To Home: Celebrating Ganesha
Exhibitions | Until 25th May 2014 

British Museum

Historic sculptures and paintings together with stories highlighting the iconography of the elephant-headed Hindu deity known as the creator and ...More

A Middle East Menagerie: Favourite Works Selected By Curatorial Assistants
Exhibitions | Until 18th May 2014 

British Museum

A selection of works from the Islamic collections, highlighting the theme of animals in Islamic art....More

Spitting Image: From Start to Finish
Exhibitions | Until 8th June 2014 

The Cartoon Museum 2 minutes walk from British Museum

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Spitting Image
Spitting Image
Exhibitions | Until 1st June 2014 

The Cartoon Museum 2 minutes walk from British Museum

This exhibition at the Cartoon Museum will feature cartoons, caricatures, puppets, teapots and other weird and wonderful ephemera from the ...More

 
Robert Chandler: Ongoing Collaborative Translation Workshop
Exhibitions | Until 2nd May 2014 

Pushkin House 3 minutes walk from British Museum

A Russian-English translation workshop....More

Walls: Contemporary Artists On Cultural Identity
Exhibitions | Until 25th April 2014 

Pushkin House 3 minutes walk from British Museum

Works in various media exploring the theme of cultural and national identity, by artists including Tatiana Baskakova, Olga Bojko, Taus ...More

 
 
 
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