Prince William and Kate Middleton hit the red carpet for the screening of British naturalist David Attenborough's Natural History Museum Alive 3D film in London on Wednesday evening. Kate looked as gorgeous as ever in her black laceShow More Summary
The British Museum announced a very generous gift of 34 important works on paper by 20th-century German artists to the collection. The works have been given by Count Christian Duerckheim who holds one of the world?s finest private collections of contemporary German and English art. Show More Summary
As part of a renewed deal between tech giant Samsung and the British Museum, the former are bringing augmented reality …
Tomorrow the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge opens A World of Private Mystery: John Craxton RA (1922-2009). This is a major retrospective of a British artist largely forgotten by everyone except his fellow Royal Academicians. Over 60 of his finest paintings will be on display, covering his lifetime's work. Show More Summary
The Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami (MOCA) present Tracey Emin: Angel without You, the first American museum exhibition dedicated to the acclaimed British artist. On view December 4, 2013, through March 9, 2014, the exhibition is the first to focus on Emin’s use of neon, a medium that has played an essential role in the development of her practice.
Building has begun on the new Wessex Gallery at the Salisbury Museum, which will make it clear for the first time exactly why Salisbury and it?s nearby World Heritage Sites hold a unique place in British history. The new gallery will...Show More Summary
A British teacher and artist named Guy Tarrant has assembled two cases' worth of toys confiscated from London schoolchildren, soliciting them from fellow teachers.
Pre-order now:Tom Brindle The Portable Antiquities Scheme and Roman Britain ISBN: 9780861591961 Published by: British Museum Press Series: British Museum Research Publication 196 Year of Publication: 2014 206p, 70 maps "A comprehensive...Show More Summary
The Mostyn Tompion clock is the finest example by London?s greatest clock maker, Thomas Tompion (1639-1713), and celebrates the coronation of King William III and Queen Mary II in 1689. This stunning and important table clock features in a dedicated Asahi Shimbun Display in Room 3 to place it in its context of 17th century London. Show More Summary
The British Museum and Samsung announced a further five-year partnership, building on the existing success of the Samsung Digital Discovery Centre (SDDC) launched in 2009, with new exciting programmes and projects for the future. The...Show More Summary
Ned Luberecki and Stephen Mougin are touring this month in England, and Stephen is sending along a travelogue of their time across the pond. Day 4 offers them a day without music. Day off! We spent the day in the British Museum, which is a MUST […]
On November 21, 1953, the British Natural History Museum revealed that the Piltdown Man skull was in fact a hoax. (Thanks, Obama!) Former Graduate Student, Involved in Unionization Efforts, Sues University of Michigan for Failing to Deal with Sexual Harassment - From Heina. Show More Summary
The Design Museum invites you into the world of fashion designer Paul Smith, a world of creation, inspiration, collaboration, wit and beauty. Looking to the future as well as celebrating his career to date, the exhibition references Paul Smith's influences and fashion designs, charting the rise of one of the world's leading fashion brands. Show More Summary
Dan Stevens, former star of Downton Abbey, has landed a new gig starring in the third chapter of A Night At The Museum. The British actor will join Ben Stiller, who returns as security guard Larry Daley and Robin Williams as Theodore Roosevelt. Show More Summary
MOCA Cleveland opened its fall 2013 exhibitions on November 1 with Chicago-based artist Michelle Grabner?s first comprehensive solo museum show, and a survey of works from the past five years by Simon Evans, a British artist based in New York. Show More Summary
This Saturday, the biggest stars in Hollywood gathered at the annual LACMA (Los Angeles County Museum of Art) Art + Film Gala to honor film director Martin Scorsese and British artist David Hockney. The event, which has been going on for three years now, attracts stars like Jane Fonda, Mary J. Show More Summary
For the first time, 70 pieces of the Treasure of San Gennaro — said to be more valuable than the British Crown Jewels — have been transported from a vault in Naples to a museum in Rome. The collection highlights historic gifts from European leaders, including Napoleon.
The exhibition Sex and Pleasure in Japanese Art at the British Museum in London displays works of shunga, or "spring pictures," that are up to 400 years old. According to the BBC, they remain absolutely shocking to innocent Western eyes. These paintings and prints of people kissing and having sex are “spellbinding, exhilarating and... More »
The Smithsonian's History of America in 101 Objects Hardcover, 700 pages,Taking a leaf from the British Museum's book, the Smithsonian's Richard Kurin has compiled a selection of 101 objects in the Smithsonian's collections which offer...Show More Summary