Somali Object Journeys

The first Object Journeys project at the British Museum has been a partnership with members of the London Somali community.

The project group is interested in Somali heritage and working with the Museum to enable greater access to the collection and showcasing aspects of Somali culture that might otherwise be unfamiliar to the public. Throughout the project, the group worked collaboratively with British Museum staff to investigate and explore the Somali object collection and photography archive collection. Read more…

Eye on Somali Culture Event

On the evening of Friday 7th October 2016, the Somali Object Journeys project hosted a performance-filled event to celebrate the new Somali display case in the British Museum’s Wellcome Gallery. The display case, Objects of Survival: the Beauty of Somali Craftwork, is...

Somali Object Journeys

The first Object Journeys project at the British Museum has been a partnership with members of the London Somali community.

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The project group is interested in Somali heritage and working with the Museum to enable greater access to the collection and showcasing aspects of Somali culture that might otherwise be unfamiliar to the public. Throughout the project, the group worked collaboratively with British Museum staff to investigate and explore the Somali object collection and photography archive collection. Read more…

Eye on Somali Culture Event

On the evening of Friday 7th October 2016, the Somali Object Journeys project hosted a performance-filled event to celebrate the new Somali display case in the British Museum’s Wellcome Gallery. The display case, Objects of Survival: the Beauty of Somali Craftwork, is...