British Museum

Instant Opinion: The Germans don’t worship their hospitals
Angela Merkel
In Depth

Instant Opinion: The Germans don’t worship their hospitals

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Wednesday 12 August
12 Aug 2020
Brexit battle: is it time to return the Elgin Marbles?
Elgin Marbles
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Brexit battle: is it time to return the Elgin Marbles?

EU adds clause to trade deal suggesting UK give the artefacts back to Greece
19 Feb 2020
Should the UK return colonial artefacts?
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Should the UK return colonial artefacts?

Six in seven repatriation requests to Oxford institutions approved
10 Feb 2020
British Museum: The American Dream
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In Depth

British Museum: The American Dream

From Pop Art to modern day, a new exhibition explores how dynamic events of the past six decades have shaped American art
8 Mar 2017
Artist in residence: Remembering Sidney Nolan
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Artist in residence: Remembering Sidney Nolan

The Australian master will be honoured in a series of events across the UK this year to mark the centenary of his birth
18 Jan 2017
Augmented Reality: fun and games at the British Museum
Columnist Edie Lush
In Depth

Augmented Reality: fun and games at the British Museum

What can AR do for us? While we wait for Magic Leap to reveal its secrets, here’s the current reality
4 Nov 2014
REVIEWS: Ming, 'magnificent' Chinese bling
Portrait of Yang Hong (1381-1451), Ming Dynasty
In Review

REVIEWS: Ming, 'magnificent' Chinese bling

'Magnificent' British Museum show dazzles with 'Ming bling' but also raises some historical questions
18 Sep 2014

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REVIEWS: Ancient Lives unwraps mummy mysteries
Ancient Lives mummy exhibition
In Review

REVIEWS: Ancient Lives unwraps mummy mysteries

British Museum's 'revelatory' mummy show displays a magical art in scientific detail
22 May 2014
REVIEWS: Vikings inspire awe at British Museum
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In Review

REVIEWS: Vikings inspire awe at British Museum

Museum's Vikings exhibition tells a stirring tale of a culture that still has the power to shock and awe
12 Mar 2014
Greek tragedy and farce: the Elgin
In Brief

Greek tragedy and farce: the Elgin

Should the British Museum return the Elgin Marbles to Athens?
13 Feb 2009