On the quincentenary of the fall of the Aztec capital Tenochtitlán, Laura Osorio Sunnucks and María Mercedes Martínez Milantchi explain the importance of centring Indigenous voices when researching this part of history.
17 August 2020
As the Museum prepares to open its doors once again, staff and volunteers share the objects they’re most excited to see again.
24 July 2019
Our current major exhibition explores Japanese manga and the variety of stories they tell. But storytelling through art is nothing new. Humans have long used pictures to communicate their greatest tales. Here we discover the stories told through nine different objects from around the world and throughout human history.
14 February 2019
Love is everywhere on Valentine’s Day and the Museum is no exception. Join us on a tour of love stories from across the globe.
29 November 2017
Project Curator Kate Jarvis explains how a new partnership with Google enables us to share and study an extraordinary collection of 19th-century photographs and casts of ancient Maya sites and monuments.