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Percy Grainger's music, sex life and his Australian Museum

Percy Grainger (1882-1961) was born in Melbourne, son of British architect John Harry Grainger, and his wife Rose Aldridge Grainger of Adelaide. His father had migrated from Durham to Adelaide 1877 to take up a post in the Engineer-in-Chief's Office then moved on to a broad private practice. Show More Summary

This autumn the British Museum will host the first major UK exhibition on South African art

5 days agoArts : Artdaily

This autumn the British Museum will host the first major UK exhibition on South African art that explores a 100,000 history through archaeological, historic and contemporary artworks, which look at the long and rich artistic heritage of the country. Show More Summary

robert-hadley: Object from the British Museum sculptural...

6 days agoArts / Art History : Old Paint

robert-hadley: Object from the British Museum sculptural fragment from the Parthenon. Photographer - W.A.Mansell. Circa 1870

North Carolina Museum of Art presents exhibition of Old Master paintings

2 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

Beginning August 6, 2016, the North Carolina Museum of Art presents History and Mystery: Discoveries in the NCMA British Collection, which showcases the best of the NCMA?s permanent collection of Old Master British paintings and sculpture from 1580 to 1850. Show More Summary

American killed in London: Wife of FSU professor teaching abroad

2 weeks agoNews : NY Daily News

Darlene Horton, 64, was the lone casualty of an attack Tuesday that left five others injured near the British Museum.

1 Dead, 5 Injured in London Mass Stabbing

A woman was killed and five other people were injured in a knife attack in central London Wednesday night, police say. The attack happened late Wednesday in Russell Square, which is near the British Museum. Police say a 19-year-old man is in custody and he was Tasered during the arrest,...

Our Spectral Vision: A new light work by Liz West at Natural History Museum in London

3 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

British artist Liz West has created a new light installation Our Spectral Vision for the exhibition Colour and Vision: Through the Eyes of Nature presented at the Natural History Museum in London, UK. Our Spectral Vision invites visitors to explore their relationship with colour and our understanding of how we see it. Show More Summary

The Many Influences and Invasions that Shaped Two Millennia of Sicilian Art

3 weeks agoArts : Hyperallergic

LONDON — Sicily: Culture and Conquest is one of the last exhibitions commissioned by outgoing British Museum director Neil MacGregor and encapsulates what made his tenure so valuable.

Victory for Reason: "Citizen archaeology" to be Dropped by BM

The 'Learning, Audiences and Volunteers' Department of the British Museum seems now to have split from the Propaganda Wing in the discussion about “citizen archaeology”. But it took some citizen conservationists to help them to decide to do this (information is lacking about the input from Britain's archaeological bodies on this). Show More Summary

Partner Head-Patting Whitewash Questioned

England's tekkie-back-slapping Treasure Registrar continues the British Museum's undermining of the conservation ethos:Treasure Registrar @TRegistrar 18 godz. A very small selection of the Treasure finds donated to museums in England in the last two months. Show More Summary

Despite All The Criticism, Royal Shakespeare Company, British Museum, And Royal Opera House Renew BP Sponsorship Deals

3 weeks agoArts : Modern Art Notes

“The ROH and RSC, with the British Museum and National Portrait Gallery, have renewed their partnerships with the oil and gas giant for a further five years as part of a £7.5 million deal. The move has drawn fervent criticism from campaigners, who earlier this year set their sights on major cultural institutions that continue […]

Launch of the Marine Antiquities Scheme

After months of hard work, the Marine Antiquities Scheme (MAS) has been officially launched amongst the grandeur of the British Museum. The MAS encourages the voluntary recording of archaeological objects and sites found by marine users in England and Wales. Show More Summary

Europe’s First Underwater Art Museum

4 weeks agoArts : Modern Art Notes

“Off the coast of the Spanish island of Lanzarote, the easternmost of the Canary Islands, lies the completely submerged Museo Atlántico, an oceanic exhibition of the sculptures of British artist Jason deCaires Taylor.”

Bowes Museum acquires Dieric Bouts the Elder's "St Luke Drawing the Virgin and Child"

4 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

The Bowes Museum announced that it has secured funding from Art Fund, Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF), and a number of private donors, totalling £2,290,650, to acquire an outstanding 15th century painting deemed an important British cultural asset and initiating a partnership with York Art Gallery and Bristol Museum & Art Gallery. Show More Summary

Try the British Museum's digital Family Guide this summer

4 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

This summer, the British Museum has an interactive Family Guide on offer to all its visitors. The Family Guide is an interactive game designed for exploring the Museum together as a family. Sponsored by Korean Air, the guide is a fun and interactive way to experience the British Museum?s permanent collection and get up close to objects. Show More Summary

Artefact Hunting and Blood Sports

Heritage action British Museum playing a supportive role in killing for fun? the Chilmark and Clifton Foot Beagles are holding another metal detecting rally and PAS are going again [Annual CCFB Rally 4th September 2016]. As we said last...Show More Summary

New Sky Arts TV series reveals Merseyside has the best art detectives

last monthArts : Artdaily

Overnight on Friday 1st July, millions of pounds worth of priceless masterpieces by celebrated British Artists were switched for copies at museums and galleries around the UK. The stunt was part of Fake! The Great Masterpiece Challenge...Show More Summary

Marine Antiquities Scheme (MAS)

Packed house for the launch of new Scheme The British Museum launched today the new Marine Antiquities Scheme (MAS) to encourage divers and others to report their finds. This was accompanied by a presentation by the new BM Director. Until now the reporting of loose finds was done under the PAS.

Cave discoveries shed new light on Native and European religious encounters in the Americas

A project led by archaeologists from the British Museum and the University of Leicester has discovered remarkable evidence which shows how the first generations of Europeans to arrive in the Americas engaged with indigenous peoples and...Show More Summary

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