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Civilisations Big Saturday and Other (Big) Topics

A couple of weeks ago, Manchester Museum held one of its regular Big Saturday public events on the theme of civilisations. Intended to tie-in with the BBC documentary presented by Simon Schama, Mary Beard and David Olusoga, we showed objects representing a number of ancient and more recent civilisations from Manchester Museum’s rich collections. 1,466 more words

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St Petersburg – Part.2 (12 August)

For our third day, the last one in St Petersburg, we went to an old artistic squat, Pushkinskaya 10, that also was the host of some activists of the secret-book-printing revolution ( 721 more words


Exploring LGBTQ Histories at the British Museum

I’m back at the British Museum, this time exploring their LGBTQ Histories in a new display in room 69a, Desire, Love, Identity. The exhibition draws on a couple of projects the British Museum has undertaken to unearth some of the hidden histories in… 572 more words

Hockney at Tate and the British Museum

Now is a very good time to be a David Hockney fan.  The Bigger Splash painter is starring in a major retrospective exhibition at Tate Britain, has a small but significant showing of his… 565 more words