Moctezuma: Aztec Ruler is open late every Thursday and Friday until 20.30 (last entry 19.20). Combine your visit with a film, lecture or debate, or simply relax in the Great Court with Mexican-inspired food and drink.
Aztec imperial art before the
Thursday 1 October, 18.30
By Emily Umberger, University of Arizona
Moctezuma and the rites of
Thursday 8 October, 18.30
By Richard Townsend, Art Institute of Chicago and author of The Aztecs
in search of Mexica kings
Thursday 29 October, 18.00
By Dr Leonardo López Luján, director of the recent excavations in Mexico City
The future of
cities: hazards and environmental change
Thursday 14 January, 18.30
By Sir Crispin Tickell, University of Oxford and former British Ambassador to Mexico
Thursday 21 January, 18.30
By David Brading, University of Cambridge
Mexican food evening
Thursday 5 November, 18.30
£5, concessions £3
Celebrate the culinary delights of Mexico with a panel discussion and the chance to try some Mexican food.
British Museum/Guardian public
what modern Mexico owes the ruler who lost an empire
Wednesday 18 November, 19.00
£15, concessions £12
A high-profile panel will discuss issues related to identity and politics in Mexico.
The evening includes a private view of the exhibition.