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Defining Beauty: The Body In Ancient Greek Art
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 6th March to 22nd June 2015
British Museum, Great Russell Street, WC1B | At British Museum
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 exhibition examines how ...More
 
 
 
A New Acquisition Of 20th-Century Design: Talk
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Friday 24th April 2015 - 1.15pm-2pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | At British Museum
With Helen Ritchie....More
 
 
 
African Arms And Armour: Talk
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Thursday 16th April 2015 - 1.15pm-2pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | At British Museum
Speaker Nicholas Badcott discusses weapons and protective gear from the continent....More
 
 
 
An Etruscan Affair: The Impact Of Early Etruscan Discoveries On European Culture: Conference
London > Events > Business Events  Dates: Friday 29th May 2015 at 10am-7.30pm & Saturday 30th May 2015 at 10am-1.30pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | At British Museum
The conference considers rich and exciting Etruscan discoveries in Tuscany, Lazio and Umbria....More
 
 
 
Ancient Lives, New Discoveries
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 22nd May 2014 to 19th April 2015 - Various Times
British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | At British Museum
An installation of eight people who were mummified in ancient Egypt and Sudan, including a priest's daughter, a temple doorkeeper and a child, using cutting-edge technology ...More
 
 
 
Arms And Armour: War, Tournament And Display: Talk
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Tuesday 7th April 2015 - 1.15pm-2pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | At British Museum
Speaker Dickon Whitewood discusses weapons and protective clothing....More
 
 
 
Aztec Gods And Their Symbols: Talk
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Saturday 11th April 2015 - 1.15pm-2pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | At British Museum
Elizabeth Baquedano discusses images relating to the civilisation....More
 
 
 
Behind The Scenes: Conserving Pacific Barkcloth Clothing For Display: Talk
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Thursday 23rd April 2015 - 1.15pm-2pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | At British Museum
Conservator Monique Pullan discusses how to look after the artefacts....More
 
 
 
Challenging Colonial Legacies Today: Museums And Communities In Australia And East Africa
London > Events > Business Events  Dates: Saturday 2nd May 2015 - 9.30am-5pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | At British Museum
An international panel of speakers to consider contemporary museum practice....More
 
 
 
Changing Displays In The Members' Room: Analysing The Past
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Monday 11th May 2015 - 6.30pm-8pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | At British Museum
With Henry Flynn, curator of the changing displays programme in the Members' Room....More
 
 
 
Chinese Adventures (Over 5s)
London > Events > Kids Events  Dates: Saturday 18th April 2015 - 11am-4pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | At British Museum
Take part in a range of digital activities inspired by China....More
 
 
 
Classicism And Nationalism: The Greek Body In Enlightenment Europe: Discussion
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Friday 26th June 2015 - 6.30pm-7.30pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | At British Museum
This discussion will reflect on the rediscovery of classical Greek art in the 18th century....More
 
 
 
Connecting Continents: Indian Ocean Trade And Exchange
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 27th November 2014 to 31st May 2015 - Various Times
British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | At British Museum
A selection of objects, artworks and artefacts which are connected to the history of trade in the Indian Ocean....More
 
 
 
Connections: Ethiopian Art Throughout The Museum: Talk
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Wednesday 22nd April 2015 - 1.15pm-2pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | At British Museum
Speaker Elsbeth Court discusses artefacts from the country....More
 
 
 
Conquering Heroes And Objects Of Desire: Greek Bodies On Display In The Roman Empire: Lecture
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Thursday 4th June 2015 - 1.30pm-2.30pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | At British Museum
With Professor Catharine Edwards, Birkbeck College, University of London....More
 
 
 
Conservation Mounting Of Prints And Drawings In The British Museum: Talk
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Wednesday 8th April 2015 - 1.15pm-2pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | At British Museum
Emma Webb discusses how the picture collection is cared for....More
 
 
 
Create A Comic (Over 7s)
London > Events > Kids Events  Dates: Saturday 11th April 2015 - 11am-4pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | At British Museum
Turn museum objects into a crazy comic strip....More
 
 
 
Curator's Introduction To Defining Beauty: The Body In Ancient Greek Art: Lecture
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Friday 8th May 2015 - 1.30pm-2.30pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | At British Museum
Project Curator Celeste Farge discusses the exhibition....More
 
 
 
Curator's Introduction To Defining Beauty: The Body In Ancient Greek Art: Talk
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Friday 17th April 2015 - 1.30pm-2.30pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | At British Museum
Exhibition Curator Ian Jenkins discusses the exhibition....More
 
 
 
Egyptian Photo Booth (Over 5s)
London > Events > Kids Events  Dates: Saturday 25th April 2015 - 11am-4pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | At British Museum
An opportunity to turn your self into an Egyptian character using digital technology....More
 
 
 
Exploring The Human Body In Greek Architectural Sculpture: Talk
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Thursday 11th June 2015 - 1.15pm-2pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | At British Museum
A gallery talk by Jeremy Tanner....More
 
 
 
Greek Drama On Greek Vases: Reality Or Imagination': Talk
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Saturday 25th April 2015 - 1.15pm-2pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | At British Museum
Independent speaker David Stuttard discusses images on the country's pottery....More
 
 
 
Greeks Alive! Animation Workshop (Over 7s)
London > Events > Kids Events  Dates: Sunday 12th April 2015 at 11am-1pm and 2pm-4pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | At British Museum
A chance to create animations based on myths from ancient Greece....More
 
 
 
Herakles And The Heroic Body: Lecture
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Thursday 14th May 2015 - 1.30pm-2.30pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | At British Museum
A talk about modern popular cultural perceptions of Herakles, the ultimate Greek hero....More
 
 
 
Ice Age Animation (Over 7s)
London > Events > Kids Events  Dates: Sunday 19th April 2015 at 11am-1pm and 2pm-4pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | At British Museum
Use stop-motion software and digital cameras....More
 
 
 
India To Tibet: The Transmission And Survival Of Indian Lore: Talk
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Tuesday 14th April 2015 - 1.15pm-2pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | At British Museum
Curator Richard Blurton discusses the subject....More
 
 
 
Indigenous Australia Sleepover
London > Events > Tours  Dates: Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th May 2015 - 6.15pm-9am
British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | At British Museum
Themed traditional craft workshops, participatory activities and storytelling with a unique camping experience....More
 
 
 
Introduction To The Classical World: Study Day With The Open University
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Saturday 18th April 2015 - 10.30am-4.30pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | At British Museum
A study day....More
 
 
 
Islamic Art In The Mediterranean: Talk
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Thursday 2nd April 2015 - 1.15pm-2pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | At British Museum
Independent speaker Roberta Marin discusses religious art in the region....More
 
 
 
Jane Wellesley
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Thursday 30th April 2015 - 1.30pm-2.30pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | At British Museum
The author discusses her recent book, Wellington....More
 
 
 
 
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Ancient Lives, New Discoveries
Exhibitions | Until 19th April 2015 

British Museum

An installation of eight people who were mummified in ancient Egypt and Sudan, including a priest's daughter, a temple doorkeeper ...More

Connecting Continents: Indian Ocean Trade And Exchange
Exhibitions | Until 31st May 2015 

British Museum

A selection of objects, artworks and artefacts which are connected to the history of trade in the Indian Ocean....More

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

Islamic Art In The Mediterranean: Talk
Exhibitions | On 2nd April 2015 

British Museum

Independent speaker Roberta Marin discusses religious art in the region....More

Memphis The Musical
Memphis The Musical
Theatre | Until 31st October 2015 

Shaftesbury Theatre 4 minutes walk from British Museum

Beverley Knight and Killian Donnelly star in Joe DiPietro and David Bryan's Memphis the Musical set in the underground nightclubs ...More

 
Michael Flatley's Lord Of The Dance: Dangerous Games
Michael Flatley's Lord Of The Dance: Dangerous Games
Dance | Until 5th September 2015 

Dominion Theatre 4 minutes walk from British Museum

Irish-American dancer and choreographer Michael Flatley, who has turned Irish dancing into a spine tingling show spectacular, directs this dynamic ...More

 
Into the Light, The Joy of Painting
Exhibitions | Until 10th April 2015 

The Wiener Library 4 minutes walk from British Museum

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Kenji Yoshida: Infinite Light
Exhibitions | Until 9th May 2015 

October Gallery 5 minutes walk from British Museum

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Basil Live Percussion
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 2nd April 2015 

Guanabara 6 minutes walk from British Museum

Basil combines Latin percussion, bongos, congas and drums to create a vibrant, rich sound....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

 
 
 
 
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