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

Unearthing a Sussex Loop

Ahead of her Bite-size museum talk tomorrow, Curator Heather York introduces the Sussex Loop. Within the archaeology collection at Royal Pavilion & Museums are four unusual bronze objects known as Sussex loops. They are aesthetically quite beautiful but intriguing as … Continued

Naked Aggression

We’re appealing for votes in order to bring acclaimed photographer and ‘nude interventionist’ Spencer Tunick to Brighton Museum for Museums at Night 2014. To get you in the mood for voting, here’s a story about how ancient Britain was protected … Continued