Depicting the dead: ancient Egyptian mummy portraits
27 October 2020

Senior scientist Caroline Cartwright explores how these fascinating objects were made, and what they can tell us about the people they portray.

13 landscapes to lose yourself in
14 April 2020

Need a change of scenery? Join us as we set off around the world to take in a baker’s dozen of delightful landscapes.

Faith and renewal: Nara and the British Museum
23 October 2019

Tim Clark details some of the fascinating objects and stories that are on show in our free displays on the historic region of Nara in west-central Japan

Love around the world
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.