History of Archaeology related Activities in britain (And Beyond).
Egypt in Reading: Stories from the Liverpool Collection
Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology
University of Reading, Edith Morley Building
26 February - 5 May 2020
An exhibition exploring the history and legacy of British excavations in Egypt, via a collection purchased for the Museum in 1923. A digital exhibition complements the Museum display.
FINDING FRANKS: Augustus Wollaston Franks and the British Museum (1851-97) - Some lesser known sources
Thursday 27 February 2020
6-7 pm, UCL Institute of Archaeology Room 209
Chronicling the life of British Museum Keeper Augustus Wollaston Franks and his importance to the history of the Museum.
Disruptors & Innovators: Journeys in gender equality at UCL
until February 2019
Daily, 9am - 7pm
Octagon Gallery, University College London
An exhibition highlighting key women at UCL in the 19th and 20th centuries and their activities, including suffrage and Egyptology.
Admission free. Further details here.
The Classical Now
2 Mar-29 Apr 2018
Bush House & Inigo Jones Rooms
King's College London
An exhibition at King's College London exploring the connections between the ancient art of the Graeco-Roman world and modern art. Organised as part of the Modern Classicisms project. Admission free.
What does it mean to be human? Curating Heads
2 Oct 2017 - 28 February 2018
9am - 7pm daily
University College London
A free exhibition about the ethics and implications of human remains. Featuring the work of archaeologist Flinders Petrie, and a discussion of his request to leave his head to science. Further details here.
The Lost City of London
3-29 October 2017
A free photography exhibition charting excavations in the City of London after the Second World War. Details are here.
The Discovery of Roman London
11 September 2017-5 January 2018
Library opening hours listed here.
An exhibition charting the history of Roman archaeology in London, and the sites and artefacts relating to Roman London. It highlights the pioneering work of London antiquary Charles Roach-Smith, and illuminates the history of the Museum of London's predecessor, the Guildhall Museum. Further information and a list of associated events can be found here.
Belzoni and the tomb of Pharaoh Seti I
11 October 2017-14 April 2018
Tues-Sat 10am - 5 pm
Sir John Soane Museum
Lincoln's Inn Fields
Following the adventures of early 19th century Italian-born excavator (and former strong-man) Giovanni Battista Belzoni and the history and reception of the objects he brought back to Britain from Egypt.
Admission free. Exhibition webpage here.