Museum exhibition news

Museum exhibition news, covering new exhibitions coming to some of the UK’s best museums, including architecture, design, history, science and society museum exhibitions.

Indigenous Australia Enduring Civilisation exhibition at The British Museum

Indigenous Australia Enduring Civilisation exhibition at The British Museum

For anthropologists, the concept of having a 60,000 years old civilisation to review is a pretty exciting prospect and that’s exactly what The British Museum are planning to do with their latest exhibition, Indigenous Australia Enduring Civilisation. Australia may not be the most recent find from a Western perspective, but it’s own population has been(…)

Astronomy Photographer Of The Year 2015 competition open to entries

Astronomy Photographer Of The Year 2015 competition open to entries

For any budding photographers out there, the Royal Museums Greenwich has announced that its Astronomy Photographer Of The Year 2015 competition is now open to entries. It’s one of London’s youngest photography prizes, but it’s also one of its most impressive, showcasing the work of young and adult astrophotographers as they capture breathtaking imagery of(…)

Designs Of The Year 2015 exhibition at the Design Museum

Designs Of The Year 2015 exhibition at the Design Museum

The Design Museum will once again be hosting their Designs Of The Year exhibition in 2015, giving us a review of some of the coolest designs for everything from fashion and new technology, to engineering and architecture. It makes for a pretty impressive opportunity to see some of the creativity that you’ll already know and(…)

The British Museum extends its Ancient Lives New Discoveries exhibition into 2015

The British Museum extends its Ancient Lives New Discoveries exhibition into 2015

The British Museum has recently announced that it will be extending its impressive Ancient Lives New Discoveries exhibition well into 2015 thanks to the popularity of the London display. The exhibition brings together eight mummies from completely different time frames to question what we think we know about the ancient lives of the preserved bodies(…)

Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty exhibition, V&A

Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty exhibition, V&A

One of our favourite consequences of creativity is that long after the passing of an artists, their work lives on and continues to impact the world around us, belying the fragility of life with a longevity that can go on indefinitely, and that’s undoubtedly the case with the brilliant career of Alexander McQueen. The upcoming(…)

The Imperial War Museum opens WW1 Galleries with Aardman film

The Imperial War Museum opens WW1 Galleries with Aardman film

The Imperial War Museum in London will soon be opening its doors to its new World War 1 Galleries to commemorate the centenary of the outbreak of the war and to remind us of the magnitude of the event and the importance of the sacrifices made by the people that lived and died during the(…)

Russia’s Space Quest exhibition planned for the Science Museum

Russia’s Space Quest exhibition planned for the Science Museum

Russian scientists, engineers and pilots have been involved in our initial forays into space exploration right from the very beginning of the space race, which is one of the big reasons why Russia’s Space Quest exhibition at the Science Museum is going to be so interesting. With Channel 4’s Live from Space Season this month,(…)

Ming: 50 Years That Changed China exhibition details

Ming: 50 Years That Changed China exhibition details

Not The Merciless sadly, but Ming is still coming to The British Museum later in 2014, bringing with it some of the finest artifacts to come out of the dynasty’s period of rule in China. Ming: 50 Years That Changed China exhibition looks set to be the infusion of colour to the London museum calendar(…)

Vikings exhibition planned for the British Museum in 2014

Vikings exhibition planned for the British Museum in 2014

It’s all going to get a bit sack and pillagie next year at the British Museum with news of their big Spring 2014 exhibition,Vikings: Life and Legend. While the truth about Vikings has been on display in the UK pretty permanently since the 1980s thanks to the Jorvik Viking Centre in York, the upcoming exhibition(…)

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