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Free talks next week: discover more about the Silk Road, the Enlightenment & Pacific barkcloth
Happy #4thofJuly to our friends in the #USA! Here’s a print of the Declaration of Independence
New #DefiningBeauty blog post about the incredible underwater discovery of this rare sculpture…
Do you volunteer in a UK museum/gallery? Apply for @MarshAwards & celebrate your amazing work!
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
Last 3 days of #DefiningBeauty @britishmuseum. Utterly brilliant and starts with a cheeky bum. What's not to like.
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Don't miss your last chance to see the stunning works in #DefiningBeauty, closing 5 July
Architect Robert Adam was born #onthisday in 1728. Here’s one of his design interiors
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
For #ThrowbackThursday this photograph from 1875 shows the Museum’s first Egyptian Room
Discover amazing objects from the Torres Strait Islands in our exhibition #IndigenousAustralia
Today Torres Strait Islanders celebrate #ComingoftheLight with religious & cultural ceremonies
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)
Mysteries of #metalpoint: Leonardo, Dürer & Raphael feature in our autumn exhibition @guardian
See these spectacular works from 10 September – book your tickets now #metalpoint…
This exhibition is organised in collaboration with National Gallery of Art, Washington @ngadc #metalpoint
#metalpoint is a challenging technique that when mastered can produce drawings of crystalline clarity and refinement
This exhibition will feature over 100 of the best examples of #metalpoint spanning six centuries
Our first autumn exhibition ‘Drawing in silver and gold: Leonardo to Jasper Johns’ will open 10 Sept #metalpoint
This year visitors have enjoyed several special exhibitions and the opening of the stunning #Waddesdon gallery

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