Museums raided by anti-oil activists in week of protest

Tensions ran high at three major museums last week as activists took to creatively campaigning against oil-sponsorship of the arts and cultural institutions.

Security staff at the BP-sponsored British Museum confiscated bow-ties, wigs, waistcoats, flyers and cardboard signs from forty performers from campaign group BP or not BP before they staged a “rigged gameshow” called “Who Wants to Pay a Billionaire?”. Continue reading