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Throwback Thursday – Summer Programme 2019

Written by Claire Messenger, Manager, International Training Programme. What a year 2019 was!!  Due to the COVID pandemic, 2019 was our last International Training Programme summer programme so…

Looking Back at Object in Focus Proposals 2019

For a special edition of ITP Throwback Thursdays, we are looking back at the Object in focus project proposals from the 2019 Summer Programme. Each year ITP summer…

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…

Research on Fernando Zobel at the British Museum (Aprille Tijam, Philippines, ITP 2019)

Written by Aprille P. Tijam, Senior Manager for Exhibitions and Collections, Ayala Museum (ITP2019, Philippines) I returned to the British Museum in January 2020.  This time, through an arts…

ITP fellows on mission at the Luxor Museum

Four of the ITP Fellows have participated in a training programme at the Luxor Museum, one of the highlights of Egypt’s museums. The programme was organised by Luxor…

ITP Annual Report 2019

Written by Claire Messenger, International Training Programme Manager We are delighted to be able to share the ITP Annual Report 2019 with you all. The report talks about the…

Second forum of the Artists of the Ministry of Antiquities 2019 at the Museum of Islamic Art (Nagwa Bakr, Egypt, ITP 2019)

Written by Nagwa Bakr, Community Exhibition Officer in the Department of Cultural Development and Community Communication at the Ministry of Antiquities and Tourism, ITP 2019 The forum’s purpose…

ITP 2019 Fellows’ Reports: Asia

This year six ITP fellows spent their British Museum departmental time in the Asia Department. Along with the departments of Coins & Medals and Middle East, fellows in…