British Museum Events

 
 
ADDRESS
 
 
 
All
 
Today
Tomorrow

From:

 

to:

 
 
Scratch Workshop (Ages 6-9)Scratch Workshop (Ages 6-9)Turn your museum visit into a game using Scratch software.2015-04-26T10:30:00+01002015-04-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
Today Only
Scratch Workshop (Ages 6-9)
 
Defining Beauty: The Body In Ancient Greek ArtDefining Beauty: The Body In Ancient Greek ArtTaking place in the Sainsbury's Exhibition Gallery, the British Museum's big spring blockbuster is Defining Beauty: The Body In Ancient Greek Art. The exhibition examines how Greek art represented the human body and features world-famous sculptures alongside amazing frescoes and pottery. A highlight will be the Belvedere Torso which, once named 'th2015-04-26T00:00:00+01002015-06-22T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
Ongoing

event > Exhibitions > Art Exhibitions - Ancient & Classical
DATES  6th March to 22nd June 2015
Taking place in the Sainsbury's Exhibition Gallery, the British Museum's big spring blockbuster is Defining Beauty: The Body In Ancient Greek Art. The exhibiti... More about this event
 
Vile Bodies In Ancient Greece: TalkVile Bodies In Ancient Greece: TalkIndependent speaker Richard Woff discusses the subject.2015-04-28T13:15:00+01002015-04-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Vile Bodies In Ancient Greece: Talk
 
Representing Patron Saints And National Heroes: TalkRepresenting Patron Saints And National Heroes: TalkWith Hilary Williams.2015-04-29T13:15:00+01002015-04-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Representing Patron Saints And National Heroes: Talk
 
Man, Medicine And Nature: Sir Hans Sloane's Motivations For Collecting: TalkMan, Medicine And Nature: Sir Hans Sloane's Motivations For Collecting: TalkSpeaker Alice Marples discusses why the physician collected the items he did.2015-04-30T13:15:00+01002015-04-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Man, Medicine And Nature: Sir Hans Sloane's Motivations For Collecting: Talk
 
Jane WellesleyJane WellesleyThe author discusses her recent book, Wellington.2015-04-30T13:30:00+01002015-04-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Jane Wellesley
 
Wellington And The French: A Family View: LectureWellington And The French: A Family View: LectureLady Jane Wellesley discusses the Duke's relationship with the country.2015-04-30T13:30:00+01002015-04-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
On Soon
Wellington And The French: A Family View: Lecture
 
Reconciling Different Values In Indigenous Collections: Australia And The UK: TalkReconciling Different Values In Indigenous Collections: Australia And The UK: TalkDiscover the research project behind the exhibition.2015-05-01T13:30:00+01002015-05-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
On Soon
Reconciling Different Values In Indigenous Collections: Australia And The UK: Talk
 
The Art Of Country: Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Art TodayThe Art Of Country: Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Art TodayConsiderations, forms and functions of today's Australian Aboriginal art.2015-05-01T18:30:00+01002015-05-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
On Soon
The Art Of Country: Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Art Today
 
Challenging Colonial Legacies Today: Museums And Communities In Australia And East AfricaChallenging Colonial Legacies Today: Museums And Communities In Australia And East AfricaAn international panel of speakers to consider contemporary museum practice.2015-05-02T09:30:00+01002015-05-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
On Soon
Challenging Colonial Legacies Today: Museums And Communities In Australia And East Africa
 
Curator's Introduction To Indigenous Australia: Enduring Civilisation: TalkCurator's Introduction To Indigenous Australia: Enduring Civilisation: TalkAn informative introduction to the exhibition.2015-05-07T13:30:00+01002015-06-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
On Soon
Curator's Introduction To Indigenous Australia: Enduring Civilisation: Talk
 
Curator's Introduction To Defining Beauty: The Body In Ancient Greek Art: LectureCurator's Introduction To Defining Beauty: The Body In Ancient Greek Art: LectureProject Curator Celeste Farge discusses the exhibition.2015-05-08T13:30:00+01002015-05-08T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
On Soon
Curator's Introduction To Defining Beauty: The Body In Ancient Greek Art: Lecture
 
Ancient Greece: Mind, Body And SoulAncient Greece: Mind, Body And SoulChannel the spirit of ancient Greece.2015-05-08T18:00:00+01002015-05-08T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Ancient Greece: Mind, Body And Soul
 
Changing Displays In The Members' Room: Analysing The PastChanging Displays In The Members' Room: Analysing The PastWith Henry Flynn, curator of the changing displays programme in the Members' Room.2015-05-11T18:30:00+01002015-05-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
On Soon
Changing Displays In The Members' Room: Analysing The Past
 
Herakles And The Heroic Body: LectureHerakles And The Heroic Body: LectureA talk about modern popular cultural perceptions of Herakles, the ultimate Greek hero.2015-05-14T13:30:00+01002015-05-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
On Soon
Herakles And The Heroic Body: Lecture
 
Socrates And The Visual Culture Of Golden Age Athens: TalkSocrates And The Visual Culture Of Golden Age Athens: TalkAuthor and broadcaster Bettany Hughes reflects on Socrates's Athens.2015-05-15T18:30:00+01002015-05-15T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
On Soon
Socrates And The Visual Culture Of Golden Age Athens: Talk
 
Themes In Hellenistic ArtThemes In Hellenistic ArtWith independent speaker Carolyn Perry.2015-05-16T13:15:00+01002015-05-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Themes In Hellenistic Art
 
Making The Classical Body: The Art Of Greek And Roman Stone Carving: DiscussionMaking The Classical Body: The Art Of Greek And Roman Stone Carving: DiscussionWith Will Wootton, King's College London.2015-05-16T14:00:00+01002015-05-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
On Soon
Making The Classical Body: The Art Of Greek And Roman Stone Carving: Discussion
 
Indigenous Australia And Captain Cook: TalkIndigenous Australia And Captain Cook: TalkAn examination artworks and objects.2015-05-21T13:30:00+01002015-05-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Indigenous Australia And Captain Cook: Talk
 
Black, White And Brindle: Aboriginality In An Age Of Unreason: TalkBlack, White And Brindle: Aboriginality In An Age Of Unreason: TalkBeing Indigenous means in contemporary Australia.2015-05-22T18:30:00+01002015-05-22T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
On Soon
Black, White And Brindle: Aboriginality In An Age Of Unreason: Talk
 
Indigenous Australia SleepoverIndigenous Australia SleepoverThemed traditional craft workshops, participatory activities and storytelling with a unique camping experience.2015-05-23T18:15:00+01002015-05-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
On Soon
Indigenous Australia Sleepover
 
Indigenous Australian AdventuresIndigenous Australian AdventuresThemed activity week.2015-05-25T11:00:00+01002015-05-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Indigenous Australian Adventures
 
Little Feet: Make Your Mark (Under 5s)Little Feet: Make Your Mark (Under 5s)Multi-sensory session.2015-05-26T11:00:00+01002015-05-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Little Feet: Make Your Mark (Under 5s)
 
On Beauty: DiscussionOn Beauty: DiscussionThis panel discussion will consider Greek perceptions of beauty.2015-05-29T18:30:00+01002015-05-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
 
On Beauty: Discussion
 
An Etruscan Affair: The Impact Of Early Etruscan Discoveries On European Culture: ConferenceAn Etruscan Affair: The Impact Of Early Etruscan Discoveries On European Culture: ConferenceThe conference considers rich and exciting Etruscan discoveries in Tuscany, Lazio and Umbria.2015-05-29T10:00:00+01002015-05-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
 
An Etruscan Affair: The Impact Of Early Etruscan Discoveries On European Culture: Conference
 
Conquering Heroes And Objects Of Desire: Greek Bodies On Display In The Roman Empire: LectureConquering Heroes And Objects Of Desire: Greek Bodies On Display In The Roman Empire: LectureWith Professor Catharine Edwards, Birkbeck College, University of London.2015-06-04T13:30:00+01002015-06-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
 
Conquering Heroes And Objects Of Desire: Greek Bodies On Display In The Roman Empire: Lecture
 
Languages Of Indigenous Australia: TalkLanguages Of Indigenous Australia: TalkTalk given by Peter K Austin.2015-06-05T13:30:00+01002015-06-05T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
 
Languages Of Indigenous Australia: Talk
 
Naked Truths And Bare Facts: The Human Body In Ancient Greek Art: TalkNaked Truths And Bare Facts: The Human Body In Ancient Greek Art: TalkA gallery talk by Celeste Farge.2015-06-09T13:15:00+01002015-06-09T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
Free Event 
Naked Truths And Bare Facts: The Human Body In Ancient Greek Art: Talk
 
Exploring The Human Body In Greek Architectural Sculpture: TalkExploring The Human Body In Greek Architectural Sculpture: TalkA gallery talk by Jeremy Tanner.2015-06-11T13:15:00+01002015-06-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
Free Event 
Exploring The Human Body In Greek Architectural Sculpture: Talk
 
The Munich Doryphoros: Venerated, Supressed, Forgotten: LectureThe Munich Doryphoros: Venerated, Supressed, Forgotten: LectureWith Rolf Michael Schneider, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich.2015-06-11T13:30:00+01002015-06-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
 
The Munich Doryphoros: Venerated, Supressed, Forgotten: Lecture
 
Indigenous Australia Late: Origins Festival At The British MuseumIndigenous Australia Late: Origins Festival At The British MuseumPerformances, music, dance, short films and a selection of food and drink on the theme of Australia.2015-06-12T18:30:00+01002015-06-12T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
Free Event 
Indigenous Australia Late: Origins Festival At The British Museum
 
Curator's Introduction To Defining Beauty: The Body In Ancient Greek Art: LectureCurator's Introduction To Defining Beauty: The Body In Ancient Greek Art: LectureProject Curator Celeste Farge discusses the exhibition.2015-06-18T13:30:00+01002015-06-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
 
Curator's Introduction To Defining Beauty: The Body In Ancient Greek Art: Lecture
 
The British In Van Diemen's Land (Tasmania): TalkThe British In Van Diemen's Land (Tasmania): TalkTalk by Tom Lawson, Professor of History.2015-06-19T13:30:00+01002015-06-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
 
The British In Van Diemen's Land (Tasmania): Talk
 
Indigenous Australia SleepoverIndigenous Australia SleepoverThemed traditional craft workshops, participatory activities and storytelling with a unique camping experience.2015-06-20T18:15:00+01002015-06-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
 
Indigenous Australia Sleepover
 
The Quest For The Ancient Greek Body In The Early Museum: TalkThe Quest For The Ancient Greek Body In The Early Museum: TalkA gallery talk by Ian Jenkins.2015-06-23T13:15:00+01002015-06-23T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
Free Event 
The Quest For The Ancient Greek Body In The Early Museum: Talk
 
Classicism And Nationalism: The Greek Body In Enlightenment Europe: DiscussionClassicism And Nationalism: The Greek Body In Enlightenment Europe: DiscussionThis discussion will reflect on the rediscovery of classical Greek art in the 18th century.2015-06-26T18:30:00+01002015-06-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
 
Classicism And Nationalism: The Greek Body In Enlightenment Europe: Discussion
 
Collecting Indigenous Australian ArtCollecting Indigenous Australian ArtWith renowned dealer in Australian art Rebecca Hossack.2015-07-03T18:30:00+01002015-07-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
 
Collecting Indigenous Australian Art
 
At The Gate Of The Ancestors: Saint Cults And The Politics Of The Past At Abydos: LectureAt The Gate Of The Ancestors: Saint Cults And The Politics Of The Past At Abydos: LecturePresented by Janet Richards, University of Michigan, USA.2015-07-09T18:00:00+01002015-07-09T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
 
At The Gate Of The Ancestors: Saint Cults And The Politics Of The Past At Abydos: Lecture
 
Abydos: The Sacred Land At The Western Horizon: ConferenceAbydos: The Sacred Land At The Western Horizon: ConferenceA two-day conference about the history of the burial ground for the first kings of Egypt.2015-07-09T10:00:00+01002015-07-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
 
Abydos: The Sacred Land At The Western Horizon: Conference
 
Curator's Introduction To Indigenous Australia: Enduring Civilisation: LectureCurator's Introduction To Indigenous Australia: Enduring Civilisation: LectureWith Exhibition Curator Gaye Sculthorpe.2015-07-16T13:30:00+01002015-07-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
 
Curator's Introduction To Indigenous Australia: Enduring Civilisation: Lecture
 
The Cult Of The Bacchae: Live Performance, Music And PlayThe Cult Of The Bacchae: Live Performance, Music And PlayAn evening of uninhibited joy and instinct to celebrate the summer months. Looking to the ancient Greek cult of the Bacchae for inspiration, cast off doubt and embrace the madness of the human condition in a special evening of live performance, music and play.2015-07-23T18:15:00+01002015-07-23T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
Category: event
 
The Cult Of The Bacchae: Live Performance, Music And Play
 
 
 

Hotels Near

Mine to Medals

 
 
Near Mine to Medals All London hotels
Check-in:
Check-out:
Number of rooms:
Room 1:

What's On Today

Near British Museum

 
 
 
Defining Beauty: The Body In Ancient Greek Art
Exhibitions | Until 22nd June 2015 

British Museum

Taking place in the Sainsbury's Exhibition Gallery, the British Museum's big spring blockbuster is Defining Beauty: The Body In Ancient ...More

Scratch Workshop (Ages 6-9)
Kids Events | On 26th April 2015 

British Museum

Turn your museum visit into a game using Scratch software....More

Meet Your Favourite Children's Author: Grigory Kruzhkov
Exhibitions | On 26th April 2015 

Pushkin House 3 minutes walk from British Museum

Bring your child for an afternoon of Russian-language fun and story-telling with much-loved poet and award-winning children's author and translator ...More

The Other Art Fair
The Other Art Fair
Exhibitions | Until 26th April 2015 

Victoria House 4 minutes walk from British Museum

For the eighth edition of The Other Art Fair the fair moves to a larger space in the magnificent Victoria ...More

 
Public London
Public London
Exhibitions | Until 11th July 2015 

The Building Centre 4 minutes walk from British Museum

Inviting us to take a look at the public spaces of the city, Public London explores how London's everyday spaces ...More

 
Sunday at Alleycat
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 28th June 2015 

The Alley Cat 5 minutes walk from British Museum

Rockabilly and rock and roll courtesy of DJ Soho Kev and guests....More

Sunday Rockin Club
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 28th June 2015 

The Alley Cat 5 minutes walk from British Museum

DJ Soho Kev spins rockabilly and rock and roll....More

Forro Do Guanabara
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 28th June 2015 

Guanabara 6 minutes walk from British Museum

Forro music and dance, with live performances from singer, composer and accordionist, Zeu Azevedo and the Forrodaqui band and dance ...More

War Horse
War Horse
Theatre | Until 13th February 2016 

New London Theatre 6 minutes walk from British Museum

This moving adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's World War I epic War Horse gets a West End transfer to the New ...More

 
Piatti Quartet
Concerts | On 26th April 2015 

Conway Hall 7 minutes walk from British Museum

...More

 
 
 
SALE
London Hotels

From cheap budget places to stay to luxury 5 star suites see our deals for British Museum hotels, including Mondrian London from 67% off.

 
 
Call now: hotel deals 0207 420 4960