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Exhibitions

Monday 16 October 2017

East Side Stories: Londoners in transition

(until 15 Dec 17)

East London has a long and fascinating history of regeneration and change. This exhibition provides snapshots of everyday lives as the metropolis expanded and new communities emerged…

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The composition has been reversed

(until 15 Dec 17)

Annual UCL Art Museum/Slade collaboration. View new work by Slade artists Sonya Derviz, Cyrus Hung, Eloise Lawson, Amanda Rice and Grace Richardson inspired by UCL Art Museum's collection.

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The Museum of Ordinary Animals

(until 16 Dec 17)

This exhibition tells stories of the boring beasts that have changed the world. Mundane creatures like dogs, cats, cows, chickens and mice often get overlooked in displays for dinosaurs,…

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UCL MA Museum Studies Exhibition: Sex and Symbolism

(until 27 Apr 18)

Visit the Institute of Archaeology for an exciting new exhibition on sex and symbolism! Organised by the MA Museum Studies students, this exhibition will use art, archaeology, and modern…

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What does it mean to be human?

(until 28 Feb 18)

For several decades, the preserved heads of Jeremy Bentham and Flinders Petrie – two intellectuals related to UCL – have been hidden from view. Following on from a project to extract…

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Tuesday 31 October 2017

Witches and Lizards: Halloween at the Grant Museum of Zoology

18:30  — 21:00

Where better to spend Halloween than in a room of scary skeletons? Whether it’s “Eye of newt, and toe of frog” or “Wool of bat, and tongue of dog”, we’ve got all you’d want for cooking…

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Friday 17 November 2017

Petrie Late: Curses Night Special

18:00  — 21:00

Join us for our Autumn Petrie Late: Curse Night exploring the nature of curses. Special guests Bompas & Parr will be unveiling their special brand of immersive experience in a month-long…

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Wednesday 22 November 2017

Fake News: The Heads of Jeremy Bentham and Flinders Petrie

13:10  — 13:50

Everyone knows that the philosopher Jeremy Bentham’s head was used as a football and that the widow of the Egyptian archaeologist Flinders Petrie brought his head to England in her…

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Saturday 9 December 2017

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 teeth a dolphin has? Bring along your budding zoologists and be inspired by the natural world.…

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