By Royal Appointment: Devon lace-makers
8 February to 1 November 2020
By Royal Appointment is part of RAMM’s year of untold stories which focuses on narratives less often heard. The multidisciplinary show explores and celebrates Devon’s lace industry through the eyes of Devon lace-makers past and present, including those who made lace for the royal family. This new exhibition will unravel the threads of some previously untold stories, revealing the beauty and technical skill of Devon lace and the history of the people who wore it.
Exeter's Fine Art Collection: A Sense of Place
18 June 2019 to 17 March 2020
Be transported to lands both near and far in this exciting exhibition which explores the theme of place. It features important works from RAMM’s fine art collection from the 18th century to the late 20th century. Artists through the centuries have sought to capture the characteristics that make a place special and unique. In the […]
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.
Local Art Show 2019: Migration
11 June to 30 June 2019
The annual Local Art Show gives art groups and societies from Exeter and the surrounding area the chance to display their members’ work in an exhibition at RAMM. Shortlisted entries were featured on-line by the sponsors, Devon Live, and viewers invited to vote on their favourite. The theme for the 2019 competition was Migration, the […]