14 things not to miss at the British Museum
24 August 2020

As we prepare to reopen our doors, we’ve put together a rundown of 14 things not to miss when you visit the British Museum.  

Historical city travel guide: Athens, 5th century BC
29 May 2020

In this week’s historical city travel guide, we journey back 2,500 years to Classical Athens. From getting your culture fix at festivals and plays, to indulging in drinking parties, shopping and the local delicacies, we run through what not to miss in Greece’s most famous ancient city.

Paint and the Parthenon: conservation of ancient Greek sculpture
23 May 2018

Conservator Kasia Weglowska takes a closer look at ancient colour recently discovered on the Parthenon sculptures, some of which feature in our current Rodin exhibition.

An introduction to the Parthenon and its sculptures
11 January 2018

The Parthenon in Athens is one of the most famous buildings from the ancient world. Its sculptures are greatly admired today. Here we take a closer look at why the building was so famous, and why these iconic works mark a key moment in the global history of art.

10 things you might not have known about Rodin
17 November 2017

To celebrate our special exhibition Rodin and the art of ancient Greece, here are 10 things you might not know about the great French sculptor Auguste Rodin.