Akinola Davies Jr Is Reclaiming African Treasures Stolen by White Colonisers
His latest film criticises 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.
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 Cosying 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 our cultural institutions.
Art Swap: What Happens When Museums Trade Their Collections?
London Museums take to Instagram to virtually swap their catalogues.
George Clooney and the Golden Dawn Hate Me
And it's all about the Parthenon marbles.
Guerrilla Catwalk Show at the British Museum
Roberto Piqueras dressed some people in his clothes and made them walk around inside.