Faith and Belief
Explore the social history of faith and belief in Britain with exhibitions, event listings, features, news and web resources collected from museums, archives and historic sites across the UK.
Featuring the works of the son of the Rabbi of Kiev who became an acclaimed New York theatre design via Moscow, Paris and Berlin, the Ben Uri's new show is a dramatic one.
Watch the acclaimed contemporary sculptor talk about her new commission - a metaphor for the resurrection above the altar of St Dunstan's in Mayfield.
Scottish missionary and explorer David Livingstone was born in March 2013 in Blantyre, near Glasgow. Events across Scotland and Africa celebrate his life and legacy.
A "monumental and powerful" cross, commissioned thanks to the funding of an eighth century King, is being put back together more than 1,000 years later.
Led by an award-winning artist, new photographers from six local places of worship - including Sikh, Islamic, Hindu and Jewish centres - have portrayed their communities.
The National Portrait Gallery is exploring the life, death and rich cultural legacy of the Jacobean King we never had, Henry Stuart.
A Halloween special Curator's Choice sees Graham King of the Museum of Witchcraft in Boscastle, Cornwall explain the strange allure of Cecil Williamson’s Dark Mirror.
The National Museum of Scotland celebrates 250 years since the coronation of Catherine the Great with an exhibition of more than 600 items from the State Hermitage Museum.
Church building charity the Churches Conservation Trust is asking the public to join them on their latest quest to raise funds to save our crumbling ecclesiastical heritage.
Starting with the story of a victorious doubles pairing who caused a stir by being Jewish and black respectively, a new exhibition looks at stereotype-scorning pioneers.
Featuring photos and key paintings from churches across Norfolk, one of the country's oldest holy buildings hosts a display revealing the importance of rood screens.
Nine charity boxes bearing the snappy slogan "Board of Guardians for the Relief of Jewish Poor of Manchester” have been found under rubble next to the city's Jewish Museum.
The National Portrait Gallery is to send the first known British oil portrait of a Black African Muslim and freed slave, Ayuba Suleiman Diallo, on a tour of museums and galleries.
A precious haul of Buddhist art treasures from Nepal, Tibet and the surrounding Himalayan region is currently paying a flying visit to Vauxhall.
The 402-year-old home of the Church of England collections marks the 350th birthday of the immortal prayer book with a display of centuries of texts and manuscripts.