The True Stories of 10 of the Most Disputed Objects at the British Museum
As told by the people from the countries they were taken from.
The British Museum Just Made 1.9M Stunningly Detailed Images Free Online
While everyone is stuck at home due to Covid-19, the collection allows people to get a better view of some key objects than they would in person.
Akinola Davies Jr. Is Reclaiming African Treasures Stolen by White Colonizers
His latest film criticizes museums for holding onto looted art.
This Is What 5,000-Year-Old Ancient Egyptian Beer Tastes Like
In a new project from the British Museum, food historian Tasha Marks joined forces with AlphaBeta brewery to accurately recreate the beer drunk by Ancient Egyptians.
London's Secret Tunnels, Used to Hide Art During WWI, Open for Ride-Throughs
London's Postal Museum opens to the public July 28th.
This Might Be Your Last Chance to See 'The Great Wave' in Person
The British Museum is showing their copy for a temporary exhibit this year before putting it into storage for conservation purposes.
Mummy X-Rays Reconstruct Ancient Egyptian Lives | Conservation Lab
Medical imaging slices through mummies while leaving them unperturbed.
World's Oldest Paycheck Shows Workers Were Paid in Beer
According to a cuneiform tablet, which is being called “the world’s oldest known payslip,” workers opted for rations of beer five millennia ago.
Poop Museums & Panama Papers: Last Week in Art
We're calling this the "Oh, Shit" Edition, especially because Whoopi Goldberg is selling weed now.
What’s It Going to Take for the British Art World to Stop Cozying Up to Big Oil?
We went down to a protest exhibit at the British Museum to find out whether anyone still cares about BP's relationship with iconic UK cultural institutions.
Before DRM, There Were Mesopotamian Boundary Stones
A huge copyright nerd visits the British Museum.
Art Swap: What Happens When Museums Trade Their Collections?
London Museums take to Instagram to virtually swap their catalogues.