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Behind The Scenes, 20 March 2019: The secret life of pickles

by Jan Freedman, Curator of Natural History Behind the scaffolding our curators are working feverishly on the new galleries that you’ll be able to see when The Box opens next year. For me, as natural history curator, this means working on an enormous range of specimens. From pinned insects to beautiful minerals, and age-old fossils […]

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Museum On Tour, 12 December 2018: RA 250 – A Tale of Two Presidents

BLOG POST - 12 December 2018: Throughout late 2108 we’ve been marking 250 years since the founding of the Royal Academy (RA), otherwise known as RA250 – and what better way to wrap up our coverage of this anniversary by highlighting Sir Joshua Reynolds and Sir Charles Eastlake, both of whom were Presidents of the RA?

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