Last night (April 23rd), we occupied four rooms inside the British Museum after hours in protest against the museum’s controversial sponsor, the oil giant BP.
From our excellent friends at Culture Unstained:
'On 19th May, the Science Museum in London opened its new climate exhibition ‘Our Future Planet‘ – sponsored by the oil giant and major polluter Shell. Since the sponsorship deal was announced back in April, a major backlash has unfolded with scientists, youth climate activists, exhibition contributors and the wider public speaking out
From our friends at BP or not BP:
We're excited to announce our next action: a disobedient tour of the British Museum on Saturday August 14th!
We'll be joined by a team of amazing speakers inside the museum, making the links between objects in the museum’s collection, the history of the British Empire, the museum's BP
Culture Unstained's response to the appointment of George Osborne as Chair of British Museum Trustees:
Chris Garrard's letter in the FT, 28.6.21:
The British Museum will soon decide whether to renew its