Anne Seymour Damer: public life, private love
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2w ago
Gossip about Anne Damer's sexuality nearly wrecked her relationships and reputation, but in this queer love story, love outlasts scandal ..read more
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Solstice, sunshine and the sacred
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1M ago
From Bronze Age Shropshire to the Temple of the Sun in Peru, ancient peoples marked the solar calendar with acts of ritual and reverence ..read more
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Beyond sand and spices: introduction to 'Silk Roads'
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1M ago
Learn how recent research has revealed a rich, intricately connected world, whose horizons stretched far beyond sand and spices ..read more
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A 3D puzzle: conserving the Aswan cartonnage
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2M ago
Conservators took on the challenge of conserving a rare 2,300-year-old coffin. Four years later, the Aswan cartonnage is on display ..read more
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The biggest challenge: conserving Michelangelo's 'Epifania'
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2M ago
Go behind the scenes to discover how conservators prepared an extremely rare (and enormous) Michelangelo drawing for our latest exhibition ..read more
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Bodies are Sacred: a collaborative artwork inspired by Michelangelo
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2M ago
Six generations of LGBTQIA+ artists came together to make an artwork inspired by drawings on display in 'Michelangelo: the last decades ..read more
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Introduction to 'Michelangelo: the last decades'
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5M ago
Discover the extraordinary dynamism of Michelangelo's work in the final 30 years of his life with exhibition curator, Sarah Vowles ..read more
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What a relief! Revealing Roman craftsmanship
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6M ago
Conservator Kathryn Oliver reveals how lasers can put us in touch with Roman makers' marks – uncovering detail of a turning point in battle ..read more
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Pythons, porcelain and power: an artist's fascination with snakes
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6M ago
Artist Soe Yu Nwe discusses the symbolism of snakes in Burmese culture and how these traditions influence her work ..read more
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The dye detective: unravelling Myanmar's history
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6M ago
From insects to metals, the dyes that colour Burmese textiles reveal richly woven cultures and the warp and weft of global history ..read more
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