Colour the collection

Colour the collection

Sculptures in the Museum didn't always look the way we see them today – many were painted in bright colours. Learn about the scientific techniques that have been used to uncover new information about some of the Museum's most famous objects and use tablets to colour your own objects. Age: 5+

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Tales of magic and adventure from the scribes of ancient Egypt

A gallery talk by George Hart, independent speaker. Gallery talks last 45 minutes. They are given by...

  • British Museum
  • Sept. 8, 2018, 1:15 p.m.

‘Synthesis: Theodore Ralli, a cosmopolitan Orientalist’

Theodore Ralli (1852-1909) is the most famous Greek painter of the 19th century who settled, studie...

  • The Hellenic Centre
  • Oct. 29, 2018, 7 p.m.
British Museum
  • Great Russell St, Bloomsbury
  • London
  • UK
  • WC1B 3DG
  • Free, just drop in
  • July 15, 2018, 11 a.m.