Why does ‘Whitehawk Woman’ have dark skin?

Since the opening of our Elaine Evans Archaeology Gallery last month, some people have queried why the facial reconstruction of ‘Whitehawk Woman’ has dark skin. Below is an explanation of some of the research and advice that supported the creation … Continued

When the Museum Collective met Gilbert & George

One of our highlights of 2018 was the Artists Rooms: Gilbert & George exhibition. In this new video, members of our Museum Collective look back at their time working on the exhibition and meeting the artists. Learn more about the … Continued

The Snowman visits the Royal Pavilion Estate

The Snowman recently dropped into the Royal Pavilion Estate to take a tour around our museums. First he popped into Brighton Museum to see our exhibition that celebrates the 40th anniversary of Raymond Briggs’ classic picture book, He then came … Continued

Volunteer opportunity at Take Shelter

Take Shelter is looking for volunteers to help out during visits from schools. Please note that Take Shelter is a separate organisation from Royal Pavilion & Museums, but we are promoting on their behalf. Take Shelter is an underground museum, … Continued

See Portraits Be Portraits

This lovely photo shows pupils from St Luke’s primary school in Brighton who enjoyed a fun session at the See Portraits Be Portraits show at Brighton Museum & Art Gallery. The show features a range of portraits from our collections … Continued

Carter Bros, Western Road, c1910

Image of the Month: November 2018 As shoppers hit the high streets and online for Black Friday, here’s a reminder of when a trip to the shops might include a visit to a Fancy Goods and Bookbinding store. This image … Continued