BRITISH MUSEUM FORTHCOMING EXHIBITIONS 2011

BRITISH MUSEUM FORTHCOMING EXHIBITIONS 2011  

 Please note that exhibition titles and dates are subject to change and should be checked before going to press.  

MAJOR NEW EXHIBITIONS FOR 2011 

Afghanistan: Crossroads of the Ancient World 

3 March – 3 July 2011  

Admission charge, Room 35 

Treasures of Heaven: saints, relics and devotion in medieval Europe  

23 June – 9 October 2011 

Admission charge, Reading Room 

Grayson Perry: The Tomb of the Unknown Craftsman 

6 October 2011 – 8 January 2012 

Admission free, Room 91 

 

Creative beginnings: European art in the Ice Age 

27 October 2011 – February 2012 

Admission charge, Room 35 

AUSTRALIA SEASON 

 

In 2011 the British Museum will hold ‘Australia Season’ which will comprise of two Australian exhibitions in Rooms 90 and 91, and Australia Landscape garden on the west lawn of the forecourt, as well as an extensive public programme. 

 

Australia Landscape 

Kew at the British Museum 

21 April – 16 October 2011 

Admission free, British Museum Forecourt 

 

Out of Australia: prints and drawings from Sidney Nolan to Rover Thomas 

26 May – 11 September 2011 

Admission free, Room 90 

Baskets and belonging: Indigenous Australian histories 

26 May – 29 August 2011 

Admission free, Room 91 

OTHER DISPLAYS 

 

Adornment and identity: jewellery and costume from Oman 

21 January – 11 September 2011 

Admission free, Room 2 

Eric Gill: public and private art 

10 February – 7 August 2011 

Admission free, Room 69a 

The cost of living (title TBC) 

11 August 2011 – April 2012 

Admission free, Room 69a 

 

The Asahi Shimbun Displays: Objects in focus – Room 3 

 

EXHIBITIONS AT OTHER VENUES IN THE UK 

 

High Kicks and Low Life: Toulouse-Lautrec Prints 

Revolution on paper: Mexican prints 1910–1960 

Warriors of the Plains: 200 years of Native North American honour and ritual 

 

Ancient Egypt touring exhibition 

 http://www.oxfordprospect.co.uk/British-Museum.html

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