News and press releases
In March 2014 the British Museum will open the Sainsbury Exhibitions Gallery with a major exhibition on the Vikings, supported by BP.
An exhibition examining the often tender, funny, beautiful and undoubtedly accomplished shunga that were produced by some of the masters of Japanese art.
An exhibition exploring the rich and diverse cultures of Colombia before the 16th-century arrival of the Spanish.
The British Museum is often involved in events, research or a topic that becomes the subject of public discussion.
The following set of statements provide key information for understanding these complex issues, including the provenance of objects, human remains in the collection and the Parthenon sculptures.
5 December 2013
Ian Jenkins, curator, British Museum
3 December 2013
Mahesh A. Kalra, University of Mumbai and International Training Programme curator, British Museum
29 November 2013
Peter Sheppard Skӕrved, violinist
‘When a find is recorded, it is truly discovered’: metal-detecting and its contribution to archaeology
28 November 2013
Michael Lewis, Deputy Head of Portable Antiquities and Treasure, British Museum
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