British Museum

One of the largest porcelains in the Sir Percival David Collection held at the British Museum, a beautiful glazed blue and white garden seat dating from the Ming dynasty (1368–1644), is set to tour…
With some pieces of view having never been seen outside of Malaysia, "Inspired by the East: How the Islamic World Influenced Western Art" is a relatively small exhibition with a large goal.
Curator Naomi Speakman explores the fantastical world of medieval bestiaries and the mythical creatures found within.
Discovered after decades stashed in a drawer, one of the world’s most famous and valuable chesspieces in coming to auction. Offered by Sotheby’s in their upcoming Old Master Sculpture & Works of…
British Museum director Hartwig Fischer seems to have dashed the hopes of Greeks hoping to reclaim their cultural patrimony in a recent interview. Speaking with Greek newspaper Ta Nea, Fischer…
Curator Nicole Rousmaniere discusses the Manga collected by the British Museum.
Curator Sushma Jansari reckons she's in charge of 'one of the most important objects in the entire British Museum' - and she's not wrong. The Bimaran Casket currently holds the record for the…
Neil Wilkin is back with another bronze age adventure. In this episode he is joined by Susan Greaney, Senior Properties Historian for English Heritage to discuss the history and importance of…