Members' Exclusive Lecture - Indigenous Australia: the inside story

Members' Exclusive Lecture - Indigenous Australia: the inside story

Monday 13 April 2015, 18.30
BP Lecture Theatre
15, includes complimentary drink

Gaye Sculthorpe, exhibition curator ofIndigenous Australia: enduring civilisation, presents an exclusive introduction to the exhibition before it opens to the public. She will speak about the complex process of developing the exhibition, including the cultural protocols involved and the complexities of consultation with Indigenous Australian communities.
 


Members' Exclusive Lecture - Spotlight On.......

Members' Exclusive Lecture - Spotlight On.......

Monday 9 March 2015, 18.30
BP Lecture Theatre
15, includes complimentary drink

In this exclusive, behind-the-scenes, illustrated lecture, the Photography and Imaging team will share stories and images of their work, which includes photographing objects for the Collection, but also travelling across the globe to capture images of the environments and settings where objects originate from to illustrate special exhibitions.

 


Members' Exclusive Lecture - The Real Ark before Noah

Members' Exclusive Lecture - The Real Ark before Noah

Monday 19 January 2015, 18.30
BP Lecture Theatre
15, includes complimentary drink

In this exclusive illustrated lecture for Members, British Museum Curator Irving Finkel will take another look at the extraordinary cuneiform tablet that has so affected our understanding of the Ark and the Flood story, and consider what its various forms of publication and publicity have led to.

Dr Finkel will be signing copies of his book The Ark before Noah after the lecture 


Members' Exclusive Lecture - The body in Ancient Greece

Members' Exclusive Lecture - The body in Ancient Greece

Monday 2 February 2015, 18.30
BP Lecture Theatre
15.00, includes complimentary drink

In this exclusive illustrated lecture for Members, British Museum Curator Ian Jenkins, Greece and Rome, will talk about the representation of the human body in Greek art and thought, ahead of the forthcoming exhibition in Room 30, opening in March 2015. 


Members' Lecture - Lacock Cup

Members' Lecture - Lacock Cup

27 October 2014, 18.30
BP Lecture Theatre
15

The Lacock Cup: from noble silver to sacred chalice delivered by Naomi Speakman and Lloyd de Beer, Department of Britain, Europe and Prehistory

Please arrive punctually to guarantee admission 


Young Friends' sleepover

Young Friends' sleepover

21 - 22 February 2015, 18.15 - 09.00
Registration in Room 4
35.00

Young Friends can come to this special sleepover themed around the film Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb, which was filmed on location at the British Museum. Turn yourself into a Neanderthal, transform into an explorer and seek out objects from the film, then spend the night sleeping in the Egyptian and Assyrian galleries. The following morning, visit the special exhibition Ancient lives, new discoveries and see whether you can bring the mummies to life!  


Young Friends' sleepover

Young Friends' sleepover

21 - 22 March 2015, 18.15 - 09.00
Registration in Room 4
35.00

Young Friends can come to this special sleepover themed around the film Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb, which was filmed on location at the British Museum. Turn yourself into a Neanderthal, transform into an explorer and seek out objects from the film, then spend the night sleeping in the Egyptian and Assyrian galleries. The following morning, visit the special exhibition Ancient lives, new discoveries and see whether you can bring the mummies to life!