History of Archaeology related Activities in britain (And Beyond).
12 January 2017 at 4 pm
BP Education Theatre, Clore Education Centre, The British Museum
John Macdermot (Palestine Exploration Fund) examines archaeologist Olga Tufnell's life and work, drawing on his research into her archive, now held at the Palestine Exploration Fund.
A joint Palestine Exploration Fund/Council for British Research in the Levant lecture in collaboration with the British Museum's Department of the Middle East. Tickets are free, but booking is essential. Further details HERE.
Exploring Memories: Museum Postcards 1900-1930
UCL Institute of Archaeology, Room 612
6 pm-7 pm Tuesday 31 January
Jamie Larkin (Birkbeck) tells the story of a quintessential museum commodity - the postcard. Drawing on his extensive research in museum archives, he will chart the evolution of museum giftshops and their picture postcards in the early 20th century.
Adela Breton: Ancient Mexico in Colour
Tues-Sun 10am -5 pm until 14 May 2017
Bristol Museum & Art Gallery
Queen's Road, Bristol BS8 1RL
British artist Adela Breton travelled to Mexico to record Mayan antiquities in the early 20th century. Toward the end of her life she donated her work to the Bristol Museum, where a selection are now on display.
Admission to the exhibition is free. Further details can be found HERE.
A brief biography of Breton can be read HERE.