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By: Art Not Oil
Date: 01/08/2016 - 4:52pm
Campaigners outside British Museum, September 2015
  • Oscar-winning actor Mark Rylance, artist Conrad Atkinson, composer Matthew Herbert and author Naomi Klein among 200 signatories
  • Pushback follows announcement of renewed 5-year BP sponsorship deals with British Museum, National Portrait Gallery, Royal Opera House and the Royal Shakespeare Company

By: Reclaim Shakesp...
Date: 19/05/2016 - 1:40pm

First up, on Saturday 14th May, campaigners from Young Friends of the Earth Northern Ireland and Fossil Free QUB publicly presented a "Portrait of BP" - an image of an oil-drenched pelican - inside the Ulster Museum in Belfast, in protest at the museum's hosting of the BP Portrait Awards.

By: Art Not Oil
Date: 03/05/2016 - 12:01am

Today, the Art Not Oil coalition has published an in-depth report drawing upon hundreds of emails and documents released under the Freedom of Information Act, which exposes the multiple ways in which BP has interfered in the running of the museums and galleries it sponsors.

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