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Free talks next week: discover more about the Silk Road, the Enlightenment & Pacific barkcloth ow.ly/P58ii pic.twitter.com/1C2QYzylag
Happy #4thofJuly to our friends in the #USA! Here’s a print of the Declaration of Independence ow.ly/PaoAu pic.twitter.com/uaYdX9kaWM
New #DefiningBeauty blog post about the incredible underwater discovery of this rare sculpture blog.britishmuseum.org/2015/07/04/on-… pic.twitter.com/cfjKCKBlQM
Do you volunteer in a UK museum/gallery? Apply for @MarshAwards & celebrate your amazing work! ow.ly/P8YmT pic.twitter.com/eRbwF9MTK0
This wonderful photo by @cnorain captures the roof of the Great Court, which includes 3,312 glass panels. Each one is unique as the space is asymmetrical. #regram #repost #architecture Share your photos of the British Museum with us using #mybritishmuseum and tag @britishmuseum
No more dog biscuits! New blog post on the re-display of King Ashurbanipal's cuneiform library ow.ly/P4ENI pic.twitter.com/HZ2plJB4ev
Last 3 days of #DefiningBeauty @britishmuseum. Utterly brilliant and starts with a cheeky bum. What's not to like. pic.twitter.com/gZdECUgWCs
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Don't miss your last chance to see the stunning works in #DefiningBeauty, closing 5 July ow.ly/OL9GB pic.twitter.com/ycrlCKJKCT
Architect Robert Adam was born #onthisday in 1728. Here’s one of his design interiors ow.ly/P87at pic.twitter.com/rEzYxdJh1A
For #ThrowbackThursday this photograph from 1875 shows the Museum’s first Egyptian Room. This is one of a collection of photographs taken by the photographer Frederick York of Notting Hill, London in 1875. #tbt #throwback #archives #mummies
New on the blog: find out more about the contemporary artists featured in #IndigenousAustralia ow.ly/P4UUJ pic.twitter.com/i3lWGwBqJM
For #ThrowbackThursday this photograph from 1875 shows the Museum’s first Egyptian Room ow.ly/OM8Ch pic.twitter.com/XViVAHC3D1
Discover amazing objects from the Torres Strait Islands in our exhibition #IndigenousAustralia ow.ly/OM8nl pic.twitter.com/pfiRIFDmaj
Today Torres Strait Islanders celebrate #ComingoftheLight with religious & cultural ceremonies ow.ly/P29dn pic.twitter.com/Oi8IvZJGAK
We’re delighted to announce our first exhibition of the autumn ‘Drawing in silver and gold: Leonardo to Jasper Johns’, which opens 10 September. This exhibition will feature around 100 of the best examples of #metalpoint spanning six centuries. Metalpoint is a challenging drawing technique where a m
July is named after Julius Caesar. Up until 44 BC the Romans called it Quintilis (fifth month) ow.ly/OL9l2 pic.twitter.com/5EWdoxDQ71
Mysteries of #metalpoint: Leonardo, Dürer & Raphael feature in our autumn exhibition @guardian ow.ly/P1LQN pic.twitter.com/mCSm2VZ5SQ
See these spectacular works from 10 September – book your tickets now #metalpoint britishmuseum.org/whats_on/exhib… pic.twitter.com/cB883miqJi
This exhibition is organised in collaboration with National Gallery of Art, Washington @ngadc #metalpoint pic.twitter.com/Avnqy8rRUA
#metalpoint is a challenging technique that when mastered can produce drawings of crystalline clarity and refinement pic.twitter.com/nSu2jPxBdD
This exhibition will feature over 100 of the best examples of #metalpoint spanning six centuries pic.twitter.com/ejbNeec9QS
Our first autumn exhibition ‘Drawing in silver and gold: Leonardo to Jasper Johns’ will open 10 Sept #metalpoint pic.twitter.com/efd7FlEGD3
This year visitors have enjoyed several special exhibitions and the opening of the stunning #Waddesdon gallery pic.twitter.com/rbveNqX6Qz




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