Race Religion and Identity
Explore the history of race, religion and identity in Britain through exhibitions, museum event listings, features, news and web resources collected from museums, archives and historic sites across the UK.
The art of protest is played out across 99 objects in the V&A's new exhibition, from the Congo and China to Texas and South Africa. Christian Engel takes a look.
A new exhibition at the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology in Cambridge, Buddha's Word, unites expertise in history, art, history, anthropology and linguistics.
In 1984, French artist Thierry Noir settled in a squat overlooking the Berlin Wall at the border. Thirty years on, his works are about to arrive in London.
The amazing stories of James Martin and his eight fellow prisoners, whose daring escape from New South Wales crossed uncharted territories, has been revealed to the public.
From phalluses to ivory oriental clams, the Sex and History project in Exeter will hope to get people talking about sexual attitudes when it opens a new display next month.
DJ sets in praise of Brixton follow a day of family activities and the opening of a moving new exhibition at The Chocolate Museum, celebrating a sweet opening year.
Jamaican artist Laura Facey's five metre-long canoe, filled with a resin mini-army of 1,357 enslaved Africans, will become a powerful installation in Liverpool in 2014.
A four-year agreement will allow treasures from the Bodleian and Vatican Libraries' collections of Greek, Hebrew and early printed biblical texts to be viewed free online.
Curator's Choice: Hopi pots and Zulu skirts for Takeover Day 2013 at the Smith Art Gallery and Museum
One lucky group will get to discover a pot made by native Americans and a glass skirt worn by a Zulu woman as part of the annual Takeover Day in Scotland. Curator Michael McGinnes - the Keeper of the ......
Discovering timber structures at the Nepalese pilgrimage site, archaeologists from Durham and Nepal may have predated the Buddha's life to the sixth century BC.
Refugee artists offer a journey into the world of the displaced with an innovative multimedia show celebrating 150 years of humanitarian aid.
From Ronny Rosenthal and David Pleat to David Cameron's views on contentious terms and the rise of Sunday football, the Jewish Museum's new show is all about the game.
Heritage Open Days, the opening of the Ashmolean's new museum in a Cotswold village and the opening season at the Library of Birmingham catch the eye this month.
Curators want personnel to supply stories and photographs ahead of an exhibition looking at the part played by Afro-Caribbean members of the Royal Air Force.
A beautiful and fearsome turban, worn during the mid-19th century and featuring a British Army badge, takes its conical powers to Coventry.