Charmed lives in Greece
29 March 2018

A new exhibition focuses on the lives and work of three extraordinary men. Here, the curators provide a background to this fascinating story of art and friendship in post-war Greece.

From history, with love… 14 objects to get you in the mood for Valentine’s Day
13 February 2018

For Valentine’s Day, we’ve compiled 14 sensational smooches and other symbols of love from around the world. Pucker up…

An introduction to Greek architecture
18 December 2017

From pediments to capitals, we take a look at some of the key features of ancient Greek architecture and how it has inspired our own building in Bloomsbury

Bettany Hughes on warrior women
7 December 2017

From Boudicca to the Amazons, historian, author and broadcaster Bettany Hughes uncovers the truth behind some of the most famous warrior women in history.

The marathon’s ancient origins
11 September 2017

Senior Curator Judith Swaddling uncovers the ancient Greek origins of the long-distance endurance race, revealing the original ‘marathon runner’.