Throwback Thursday – summer programme 2013

In 2013 the British Museum, in collaboration with eight UK partner museums, hosted 21 museum and heritage professionals from 10 countries on the eighth International Training Programme (ITP)….

International Training Programme online sessions

During the period of lockdown – and now we are all working towards our β€˜new’ normal – the ITP team would like to continue to sharing knowledge, skills…

Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara: A Masterpiece of Sinhalese Sculpture

Sanjeewani Upaka Widyarathne from the Colombo National Museum, Sri Lanka (ITP Fellow 2019) shares her #MuseumPassion. Mahayana Buddhism was spread across Sri Lanka in the late Anuradhapura period….

Kurkihar bronzes at Bihar Museum

As part of today’s initiative to highlight the work of museums – #MuseumPassion – we hear from Mr Deepak Anand (IAS), Director and Dr Vishi Upadhyay (India, ITP…

Monday Studies series at Ayala Museum

Written by Claire Messenger, Manager, International Training Programme. On Monday 28 September I was delighted to be invited to a Zoom-talk by Aprille P Tijam, Senior Manager for…

Throwback Thursday – summer programme 2012

Written by Claire Messenger, Manager, International Training Programme. In June and July 2012, the British Museum and its partners invited 26 heritage professionals from 14 countries to the…

Mindful Tourism amidst pandemic

Written by Namrata Sarmah, Project Curator, Directorate of Museums, Government of Assam (India, ITP Fellow 2018) My recent travel to Balipara in the Sonitpur district of Assam was…

Throwback Thursday – summer programme 2011

In 2011 the British Museum, in collaboration with six other UK museum organisations, hosted 22 specialists from 11 countries on the sixth International Training Programme (ITP). The participants…

Collections Access in the time of COVID-19

Written by APRILLE P. TIJAM, Senior Manager for Exhibitions and Collections, Ayala Museum (Philippines, ITP Fellow 2019) It is heartbreaking to hear that UNESCO recorded 85,000 museums closed…