Collecting and empire
21 August 2020

Our new Collecting and empire trail explores, through 15 objects, the complex histories of how objects came to be in the Museum’s collection.

Bonnie Greer: three journeys
22 April 2020

Bonnie Greer OBE, playwright, critic and former Trustee of the British Museum, explores her own identity and the concept of the ‘Era of Reclamation’ through the story of three journeys taken at different points in her life. Looking at the present and future as well as the past, she considers why more than ever in this time of pandemic, reclamation and human connection matters to us, and the role of the Museum in understanding our shared history.