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  • 1 March 2024

    Dementia-friendly springtime cream tea

    Treat yourself to the first cream tea of the year, on a relaxing morning designed for people with memory problems, alongside friends, carers and […]Read More from Dementia-friendly springtime cream tea

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  • 2 November 2022 – 27 October 2024

    The Silver Wave by Michelle Williams Gamaker

    The Silver Wave, by critically-acclaimed moving image and performance artist Michelle Williams Gamaker, was commissioned by RAMM in 2020 to celebrate the theme of […]Read More from The Silver Wave by Michelle Williams Gamaker

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  • Janet Sainsbury's studio - a large room with a rack leaning against a wall, from which colourful paintings of figures are hanging
    21 November 2023 – 19 May 2024

    Janet Sainsbury: Points in a Constellation

    The museum’s collections and displays provide inspiration for artists locally and nationally to create new work. RAMM commissioned Exeter-based artist Janet Sainsbury in Spring […]Read More from Janet Sainsbury: Points in a Constellation

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  • a 19th century portrait photography studio camera, made of wood and brass
    12 December 2023 – 23 June 2024

    Portrait photography

    This display shows some examples of portrait photography from RAMM’s collections, alongside a mid-19th century studio camera used by Exeter photographer Owen Angel. Today […]Read More from Portrait photography

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  • variegated colours of knitting material populate the frame
    16 January 2024 – 12 March 2024

    Knit Stop at the RAMM Cafe

    Starts Tues 16 Jan for 8 weeks (exc 13 Feb)10.30am – 12.00 noon£5 Join Trudi from Wool on the Exe for one of their […]Read More from Knit Stop at the RAMM Cafe

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  • black and white image of two hands clasping in front of a black background
    27 January 2024 – 2 June 2024

    ARTIST ROOMS Bill Viola

    American artist Bill Viola (born 1951) is recognised internationally as a pioneer of video art, and today remains one of its leading practitioners. His work explores […]Read More from ARTIST ROOMS Bill Viola

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  • 30 January 2024 – 14 July 2024

    What Do You Collect? Picturing a collection

    The antique and vintage cameras in this collection will be recognised by many who have used them over the years for holiday and family […]Read More from What Do You Collect? Picturing a collection

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  • an art deco style image print of two girls holding up sheet that they have lifted from a printing press
    30 January 2024 – 19 May 2024

    Pressing Images: prints from Exeter’s fine art collection

    Pressing Images: prints from Exeter’s fine art collection will uncover the roots of printmaking in early modern Europe. The exhibition will illustrate to visitors the […]Read More from Pressing Images: prints from Exeter’s fine art collection

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  • a group of people gathered outside RAMM's Garden Entrance
    27 February 2024 – 2 June 2024

    Youth Panel Cafe exhibition: Data-day Life

    Following the success of last year’s Youth Panel exhibition Picked and Pressed: The Appeal of Edible Plants, the newly developed Data-day life exhibition explores how data from our […]Read More from Youth Panel Cafe exhibition: Data-day Life

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Upcoming

  • Murder mystery event at RAMM. Atmospheric and moody photo of a tor on the moors.
    8 March 2024

    Murder at the Museum – The Grey Wethers Mystery

    Join us for a night of murder mystery at the museum. Explore the galleries and meet the key players in our story. Can you […]Read More from Murder at the Museum – The Grey Wethers Mystery

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  • International women's day art event at RAMM. The artist Janet Sainsbury amongst paintings in in her studio.
    9 March 2024

    Art display by Janet Sainsbury – An International Women’s Day Celebration 

    To celebrate International Women’s Day, Janet Sainsbury will be on hand to talk about the additional drawings and paintings she made for her RAMM […]Read More from Art display by Janet Sainsbury – An International Women’s Day Celebration 

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  • 12 March 2024

    Printmaking:  Process and Practice

    Simon Ripley of Exeter’s Double Elephant Print Workshop introduces the wide variety of printmaking processes available today.  Using a portable print press, he shows […]Read More from Printmaking:  Process and Practice

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  • An actor dressed as a Roman Centurion speaks to school children
    14 March 2024

    Romans in Devon for home educators

    This session offers five different activities in which home educated children can take an active role in learning about life as a Romano Briton […]Read More from Romans in Devon for home educators

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  • a woman holding poi sticks with Maori facial tattoos and traditional Maori dress
    15 March 2024

    Make your own poi – craft workshop for home educators

    Come and learn about the history of poi, its use in Māori ceremonies and how it has crossed cultures into the modern world. Inspired by […]Read More from Make your own poi – craft workshop for home educators

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  • colourful polka dots on a white background
    2 April 2024

    Going dotty – dot printing your favourite object

    A mask from World Cultures? A bird from In Fine Feather? A hand-axe from Down to Earth?  Whatever your favourite object in RAMM’s collection […]Read More from Going dotty – dot printing your favourite object

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  • 3 April 2024

    Double Elephant Print Workshops

    Join the pros from Double Elephant in the Courtyard at RAMM and have some fun with paper weaving and print.  Make your own woven […]Read More from Double Elephant Print Workshops

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  • 4 April 2024

    Comic strip capers

    Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it can be whatever your imagination wants it to be!  Come along and design your […]Read More from Comic strip capers

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  • 9 April 2024

    Keep on rolling, rolling, rolling! Roll printing fun

    Using a magical combination of rubber bands and tissue tubes, come along an make your own printing roller and see what amazing patterns you […]Read More from Keep on rolling, rolling, rolling! Roll printing fun

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  • 10 April 2024

    Double Elephant Print Workshops

    Join the pros from Double Elephant in the Courtyard at RAMM and have some fun with paper weaving and print.  Make your own woven […]Read More from Double Elephant Print Workshops

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  • 11 April 2024

    Comic strip capers

    Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it can be whatever your imagination wants it to be!  Come along and design your […]Read More from Comic strip capers

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  • Image of a toddler girl with brown hair blowing into a harmonica
    18 April 2024

    Magical moments around the world

    Explore a range of beautiful instruments from across the globe! Musical Moments Around the World will introduce under 5s to wonderful music from various […]Read More from Magical moments around the world

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  • a still from Catherine's Room - a woman is sillhoutted in a room dimly lit by church style tea light candles - she is lighting one
    24 April 2024

    Time and the spiritual in the video art of Bill Viola

    Linda Ward, an artist-filmmaker and Lecturer on Filmmaking at the University of Plymouth talks about the work of Bill Viola. When we approach Viola’s […]Read More from Time and the spiritual in the video art of Bill Viola

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  • 26 April 2024

    RAMM Lates

    Come along to our adults only, after-hours night of entertainment exploring the themes of Bill Viola’s work, cinematography, and emotions. Enjoy musical sets from […]Read More from RAMM Lates

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  • 27 April 2024

    CELEBRATING RAMM:  Inspiring past, present and future generations

    The Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery opened its doors in 1868.  For more than 150 years RAMM has been a beacon for cultural and […]Read More from CELEBRATING RAMM:  Inspiring past, present and future generations

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  • Pupils in WWII costumes
    30 April 2024

    Second World War for home educators

    This session offers five different activities in which home educated children can take an active role in learning about life during the Second World […]Read More from Second World War for home educators

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  • 7 May 2024

    The Entangled Forest

    Join us for the South West Academy’s annual Drecki Lecture at RAMM for an innovative exploration combining academic research with graphic novels. Acclaimed artist John […]Read More from The Entangled Forest

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  • 11 May 2024

    Introduction to Print Making with Double Elephant

    Join Simon Ripley from Double Elephant for a chance to try an introduction to printmaking.  Linked to the ‘Pressing images’  printmaking exhibition, we’ll be exploring […]Read More from Introduction to Print Making with Double Elephant

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  • Image of a blue hamsa hand with a large eye in the centre, on a white background
    28 May 2024

    In the palm of your hand – make a protective hamsa hand

    Join us to make and decorate your own hamsa hand out of clay, take it home and hang it somewhere to bring good luck […]Read More from In the palm of your hand – make a protective hamsa hand

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  • An image of an 19th Century Magic Lantern slide advertising Cadbury's Cocoa
    29 May 2024

    Magical Magic Lanterns

    Roll up, roll up, and cast yourself as the director, creative producer and visionary behind your own movie . . . well, a few […]Read More from Magical Magic Lanterns

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  • Image of an older lady with two younger ladies dressing up in fancy dress costumes
    30 May 2024

    Looking the part – dressing up at RAMM

    Travel back to Victorian Britain or voyage to far off China, dance in a fancy frock or live it up in a top hat.  […]Read More from Looking the part – dressing up at RAMM

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  • Egyptian mummy Shep-en-mut side-view
    11 June 2024

    Ancient Egypt for home educators

    This session offers five different activities in which home educated children can take an active role in learning about the fascinating world of the […]Read More from Ancient Egypt for home educators

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  • a still taken from a video recording. a person in balaclava-like headwear bows slightly, inside a circle made of cloth or material, holding a ceremonial bundle
    19 March 2024 – 22 September 2024

    River that never rests by artist Ashanti Hare

    Ashanti Hare is a Devon-based multidisciplinary artist who explores their spiritual being through performances informed by traditional folk practices. Hare’s research into the minkisi or […]Read More from River that never rests by artist Ashanti Hare

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  • 22 June 2024 – 30 June 2024

    Train and Track Play Day

    Toot toot!! Calling all young train fans. Pull up to the courtyard at RAMM, choose a train and explore the large track. During the […]Read More from Train and Track Play Day

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