Tag Archives: British Museum

British Museum – Faith after the pharaohs

From the British Museum: “Discover Egypt’s incredible journey over 12 centuries, as Jews, Christians and Muslims transformed this ancient land. It is a story charting the change from a world of many gods to the worship of one God.  The … Continue reading

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Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty Exhibition at Victoria and Albert Museum opens March 14th

“London’s where I was brought up. It’s where my heart is and where I get my inspiration.” – Alexander McQueen, January 2000 The original version of Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York in 2011 … Continue reading

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British Museum – Ancient lives: New Discoveries through November 30th

ir work. The British Museum is set to debut a new exhibit, “”Ancient Lives: New Discoveries”, in May that uses CT and other imaging technology to provide an inside look (literally) at its mummy collection. Sophisticated imaging software is enabling … Continue reading

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Horror at the British Museum!

Enjoy a monster weekend of outdoor screenings at the Museum, featuring  classic 1950s British films. Friday Aug 30 Dracula “The hunt is on for the greatest vampire of them all when Jonathan Harker’s quest to slay him leads Dracula to … Continue reading

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Life and death in Pompeii and Herculaneum at the British Museum – FT.com

A good article about the upcoming British Museum exhibit in the Financial Times. It mentions that “a family cowering at the moment of impact is among the most moving things you will ever see in a museum” The display is not … Continue reading

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British Museum – Shakespeare Staging the World July 19- November 25th

From the British Museum “The British Museum is staging a major exhibition on the world of Shakespeare, in collaboration with the Royal Shakespeare Company.  The exhibition provides a unique insight into the emerging role of London as a world city, … Continue reading

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Michael Ondaatje speaking about his new book The Cat’s Table August 31st

  Booker Prize winning author Michael Ondaatje will be in conversation about his new book with Geoff Dyer at the BP lecture Theatre, British Museum. The book won’t be out until October but according to Amazon: In the early 1950s, … Continue reading

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