Exhibition supporters

BP’s support for UK arts and culture

BP is proud to support the British Museum’s Sunken Cities exhibition in 2016, an exciting showcase of wonderful subsea discoveries from the lost cities of Thonis-Heracleion and Canopus.

BP operates in 80 countries worldwide including Egypt. The company is proud of its longstanding partnership with Egypt over the past 50 years, and is committed to playing a key role in providing energy to the Egyptian domestic market and helping to meet the country’s energy demand. Our many discoveries, on land and offshore, have been providing the people of Egypt with energy since the 1960’s and we are investing even further to unlock Egypt’s energy potential.

BP has a long history as a major supporter of arts and culture in the UK. We have partnered with the British Museum since 1996, supporting a diverse range of initiatives including the creation of the BP Lecture Theatre. Today our support for the Museum is focused on its special exhibitions programme.

BP’s long term partnerships with the British Museum, National Portrait Gallery, Royal Shakespeare Company, Royal Opera House and Tate Britain, together represent one of the most significant corporate investments in UK arts and culture.

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Organised with the Hilti Foundation and Institut Européen d’Archéologie Sous-Marine

In collaboration with the Ministry of Antiquities of the Arab Republic of Egypt