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Defining Beauty: The Body In Ancient Greek ArtDefining 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 'th2015-05-31T00:00:00+01002015-06-22T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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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
 
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
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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
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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
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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
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Free EventOn Soon
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
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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
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Free EventOn Soon
Indigenous Australia Late: Origins Festival At The British Museum
 
Ten Canoes + Q&ATen Canoes + Q&ADayindi secretly covets the youngest wife of his brother Minygululu. Making their way across a swamp, Minygululu recounts the story of a man who desired his brother's wife, and became ensnared in a tangled web of kidnapping, deception and revenge.2015-06-13T14:00:00+01002015-06-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Ten Canoes + Q&A
 
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
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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
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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
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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
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Free EventOn Soon
The Quest For The Ancient Greek Body In The Early Museum: Talk
 
Curator's Introduction To Indigenous Australia: Enduring Civilisation: TalkCurator's Introduction To Indigenous Australia: Enduring Civilisation: TalkAn informative introduction to the exhibition.2015-06-25T13:30:00+01002015-06-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Curator's Introduction To Indigenous Australia: Enduring Civilisation: 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
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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
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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
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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
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Abydos: The Sacred Land At The Western Horizon: Conference
 
Disappearing Cities Of The Arab WorldDisappearing Cities Of The Arab WorldDisappearing Cities of the Arab World explores issues of architecture, post-colonialism, globalisation and psycho-geography. It brings together writers, artists, historians, architects and urbanists to explore the space of the contemporary Arab city.2015-07-12T11:00:00+01002015-07-12T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Disappearing Cities Of The Arab World
 
Radouan Mriziga / Nazir TanbouliRadouan Mriziga / Nazir TanbouliDrawings and performances exploring bodily gestures and mark-making.2015-07-12T11:00:00+01002015-07-12T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Free Event 
Radouan Mriziga / Nazir Tanbouli
 
From The Figurative To The Abstract- Guided TourFrom The Figurative To The Abstract- Guided TourThe British Museum displays its collection of modernist artists who spent periods of their life out of the Middle East studying at art schools in Paris, Berlin or London or working closely with European artists. Curator Venetia Porter discusses.2015-07-12T13:00:00+01002015-07-12T00:00:00+0100 Where:
British Museum,   Great Russell Street      WC1B 3DG
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Free Event 
From The Figurative To The Abstract- Guided Tour
 
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
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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
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The Cult Of The Bacchae: Live Performance, Music And Play
 
 
 

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