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Saturday 30 July 2016

Akhenaten: heretic, visionary and icon

(until 27 Aug 16)

A display highlighting the magnificent objects of the UCL Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology's collection from Amarna. The exhibition also explores the ambiguous and contentious…

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Cabinets of consequence

(until 29 May 17)

We often do not see the connection between technology and the natural world. Yet the Earth’s beauty and resources have not only inspired technological innovation, they are essential…

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Explore zoology

13:00  — 16:00

Ever wondered how heavy an elephant tusk is or how sharp a shark’s tooth is or how many scales a pangolin has? Well, bring along your budding zoologists for our family hands-on specimen…

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Fair play and foul: connecting with Shakespeare at UCL

(until 15 Dec 16)

This exhibition considers Shakespeare’s influence and our perennial fascination with the Bard. From the cause célèbre of William Ireland’s forgeries in the 1790s to the continuing…

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Manhandling the brain: psychiatric neurosurgery in the mid-20th century

(until 22 Sep 16)

2016 marks 75 years since the first UK pre-frontal leucotomy, a procedure introduced in Portugal in 1935. Over the next 30 years 70,000 people with psychiatric problems were operated…

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Material Museum: Cennino Cennini's 'On the Character of Ultramarine blue and how to make it'

(until 20 Sep 16)

The Slade Material Museum presents: Cennino Cennini's famous recipe 'On the Character of Ultramarine blue and how to make it', in the tiny museum, situated in the entrance of the Slade…

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Public consultations for UCL East

(until 13 Aug 16)

Following the previous consultation events in February which presented the emerging masterplan, the next series of public consultation events on the UCL East masterplan will take place…

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Skullpture at the Grant Museum

(until 6 Aug 16)

Sculpture students from the Slade School of Fine Art at UCL have been invited to create works in response to the Museum's collections, science and history. The brief is wide - they…

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Tuesday 2 August 2016

The Amarna period: volunteer lunchtime talk (for children)

13:15  — 13:45

Join one of our wonderful Petrie volunteers for a lunchtime talk revealing the fascinating artefacts from the Amarna period in the collection. From brightly coloured faience beads and…

Petrie Museum

Friday 5 August 2016

Public curating takeover

13:00  — 17:00

Have you ever wondered how curators work with museum collections to create exhibitions? Have you ever thought you might do a better job? If so, join us for a chance to curate your…

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Tuesday 16 August 2016

The Amarna period: volunteer lunchtime talk (for children)

13:15  — 13:45

Join one of our wonderful Petrie volunteers for a lunchtime talk revealing the fascinating artefacts from the Amarna period in the collection. From brightly coloured faience beads and…

Petrie Museum

Tuesday 13 September 2016

Doing practical data science for social good and public policy

17:00  — 19:00

Can data science help reduce police violence and misconduct? Can it help prevent children from getting lead poisoning? Can it help cities better target limited resources to improve…

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Wednesday 21 September 2016

CREDOC: food, drink and civilisation

(until 23 Sep 16)

Eating and drinking are frequently described as 'habits' or forms of etiquette indicating a sense of what it means to be civilised or uncivilised. The preparation and serving of food…

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Tuesday 1 November 2016

Two women on thin ice

(until 15 Dec 16)

Two women on thin ice: climate change science meets contemporary art. The exhibition by UCL Polar scientist Rachel Tilling and award-winning artist Zsuzsanna Ardó creates Arctic sights,…

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Friday 11 November 2016

Drawing Futures - conference and book launch

(until 12 Nov 16)

Drawing Futures is an international peer-reviewed conference on speculative drawing for art and architecture. The two-day conference will bring together some of the world's leading…

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Thursday 24 November 2016

Two women on thin ice – art and science workshop

13:00  — 14:00

Join award-winning visual artist Zsuzsanna Ardó and Polar scientist Rachel Tilling to experience the Arctic through the eyes of an artist and a scientist. The event is inspired by…

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