British Museum

The Vikings are coming... again! In 2014 The British Museum followed on from the success of Pompeii Live with another live broadcast- this time from the exhibition Vikings: life and legend. Here is…
In 2013 The British Museum broadcast live from its blockbuster exhibition Life and Death in Pompeii and Herculaneum. This 90 minute broadcast presented by Bettany Hughes and Peter Snow includes…
Giovanni Battista Piranesi was the greatest printmaker of the 18th century. Although he consistently signed his work ‘architetto,’ he is famous for his engravings of the monuments of ancient Rome,…
In 9th century Iraq, potters who could master the lustre technique were considered alchemists - people who could turn dull clay into something almost gold. The British Museum teamed up with…
Major and minor museums and galleries around the world are shuttered for the foreseeable future to ensure the safety of both staff and visitors. Luckily, even when their doors are closed, there are…
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.