16 November 2019 to 26 January 2020
This vibrant and intriguing contemporary art exhibition explores the female-gendered relationship with the sea and seaweed. 'Sea Garden' brings together RAMM's first South West Commission, a moving-image work by Bryony Gillard, alongside works by internationally-renowned contemporary artists.
The Lost Words
19 October 2019 to 12 January 2020
The Lost Words is a unique collaborative project between writer Robert Macfarlane and artist Jackie Morris. Taking the form of both an exhibition and a book published by Hamish Hamilton, The Lost Words celebrates the relationship between language and the living world, and of nature’s power to spark the imagination.
Birds without borders
20 July to 3 November 2019
Birds without borders explores the incredible feats of migration some birds must achieve in order to survive and breed. A playful mix of art, science and social history.
Nomads: homes on the move
13 July to 6 October 2019
Trace the evolution of the tent from the dawn of architecture to the yurts, tipis, black tents, and bush shelters in use today.From the tundra to the tropics, in the seas, deserts and across the plains diverse nomadic lifestyles are under threat. The effects of climate change, the encroachment of sedentary populations and competition for natural resources are all taking their toll.
Journeying to Light: the mosaics of Elaine M Goodwin
10 April to 23 June 2019
Welcome spring with a celebration of mosaics and be entranced by the play of light on gold, coloured glass and marble. This retrospective exhibition celebrates forty years of mosaic art by this remarkable artist. ‘My work is about light. For all who look, at each and every moment, light is held, captured, and let go […]
Exeter’s Fine Art Collection: Women Artists
8 December 2018 to 9 June 2019
Shining a spotlight on women artists in RAMM’s fine art collection, this exhibition features works from the 1770s until 2011.
Extreme Imagination: inside the mind's eye
30 March to 2 June 2019
Extreme Imagination: inside the mind’s eye explores these questions through the work of 22 artists with Aphantasia (no inner visual imagery) and Hyperphantasia (its opposite).