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Treasures of Heaven: Saints, Relics and Devotion in Medieval Europe at...

LONDON.- This major exhibition brings together for the first time some of the finest sacred treasures of the medieval age. It features over 150 objects drawn from more than 40 institutions including the Vatican, European church treasuries, museums from...

Treasures of Heaven: Saints, Relics and Devotion in Medieval Europe at...

LONDON.- This major exhibition brings together for the first time some of the finest sacred treasures of the medieval age. It features over 150 objects drawn from more than 40 institutions including the Vatican, European church treasuries, museums from...

Out of Australia: Prints and Drawings from Sidney Nolan to Rover...

LONDON.- Out of Australia: prints and drawings from Sidney Nolan to Rover Thomas focuses on modern Australian artists of the past seventy years through their graphic art. The exhibition is on view from May 26th through September 11th, 2011 at the Briti...

Four Museums Short Listed for £100,000 Art Fund Prize

LONDON.- This evening, on BBC Radio 4’s Front Row and BBC TWO The Culture Show, news of the four museums and galleries that have been short listed for the Art Fund Prize 2011 will be announced. The single, £100,000 prize for the ‘Museum of t...

Internationally Renowned Chinese Artist Xu Bing Creates Site-Specific Installation at the...

LONDON.- Internationally renowned Chinese artist Xu Bing is to create a new bespoke art installation specially commissioned for the British Museum. Background Story 7 is part of his ongoing series of museum installations and consists of a dramatic larg...

Treasures from the National Museum of Afghanistan on View at the...

LONDON (AP).- The British Museum's latest exhibition displays ancient artifacts in gold, glass, stone and ivory from Afghanistan, a country whose fortune, and curse, has long been to lie at a crossroads of cultures, traders, artists and armies. That th...

Magnificent and Rare Collection of Mezzotints Acquired by the Art Fund...

LONDON.- The Art Fund has helped the British Museum acquire a magnificent and rare collection of prints dating from the 1680s to the 19th century that give valuable insight into scarcely recorded aspects of British life. Comprising 7,250 prints that ch...

Magnificent and Rare Collection of Mezzotints Acquired by the Art Fund...

LONDON.- The Art Fund has helped the British Museum acquire a magnificent and rare collection of prints dating from the 1680s to the 19th century that give valuable insight into scarcely recorded aspects of British life. Comprising 7,250 prints that ch...

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