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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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  • 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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  • 30 January 2024 – 7 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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  • a group of people gathered outside RAMM's Garden Entrance
    27 February 2024 – 22 September 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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  • 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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  • a toy train and bus on a red surface, with a toy plane hanging above them. the background is also red
    15 June 2024 – 29 September 2024

    Are we nearly there yet? A history of transport

    Travelling forms part of our everyday experience of life. From the earliest times to the present, people around the globe have pondered the best […]Read More from Are we nearly there yet? A history of transport

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  • Thomas the Tank Engine colourful train carriages
    22 June 2024 – 23 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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  • a mother with her baby on the floor holding an instrument, and another toddler to the left playing African drums
    27 June 2024

    Musical moments around the world – Under 5s

    Explore a range of beautiful instruments from across the globe! Musical moments around the world will introduce under 5s to wonderful music from different […]Read More from Musical moments around the world – Under 5s

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  • Graphic showing RAMM's Queen Street entrance with a red capital T behind it
    4 July 2024

    Explore the museum guided tour

    Join one of our experienced guides for a revealing one hour tour of RAMM’s permanent collections. Explore the objects and stories of the past. […]Read More from Explore the museum guided tour

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  • Image of the front cover of the book 'Footmarks' featuring a red hill against a blue background.
    11 July 2024

    Footmarks – ancient travels and prehistoric footprints – with author Jim Leary

    Inspired by RAMM’s ‘Are we nearly there yet? A history of transport’ exhibition, delve into an exploration of humankind’s earliest form of transport – […]Read More from Footmarks – ancient travels and prehistoric footprints – with author Jim Leary

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  • Old photo of an Exeter tram from the 1930s
    17 July 2024

    Exeter’s trams 1885-1931 with Dr Julia Neville

    In the early 1880s local gentry and the High Street shopkeepers united to veto tram services running along the High Street. Trams from St […]Read More from Exeter’s trams 1885-1931 with Dr Julia Neville

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  • Young boy in yellow jumper holding a wooden biplane
    6 August 2024

    Take flight! Build a real flying machine

    Ever dreamed of building your own aircraft and setting off on an adventure to far off lands. Well, join us in the Courtyard and […]Read More from Take flight! Build a real flying machine

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  • Young boy in yellow jumper holding a wooden biplane
    7 August 2024

    Take flight! Build a real flying machine

    Ever dreamed of building your own aircraft and setting off on an adventure to far off lands. Well, join us in the Courtyard and […]Read More from Take flight! Build a real flying machine

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  • Uncle Tacko blowing a horn
    8 August 2024

    The Imaginarium – Travellers and Explorers

    Go on a travelling adventure in RAMM’s very own Tardis of delights this summer!  Join Uncle Tacko and his troupe of travellers, explorers and adventurers as they entertain you with stories and stunts […]Read More from The Imaginarium – Travellers and Explorers

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  • Photo of a high speed train made out of Lego bricks
    13 August 2024

    On the right track – LEGO brick motorised trains

    Design, build and drive your own motorised LEGO brick train under the guidance of the experts from Brick Ideas. Take a look at RAMM’s […]Read More from On the right track – LEGO brick motorised trains

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  • Photo of a propeller plane made out of Lego bricks
    14 August 2024

    Plane and simple! – LEGO brick propeller planes

    Design, build and test your very own moving LEGO brick propeller plane under the guidance of the experts from Brick Ideas.  Take a look […]Read More from Plane and simple! – LEGO brick propeller planes

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  • Photo of hands making a small hot air balloon out of coloured paper
    15 August 2024

    Up, up, and away! Make a hot air balloon suncatcher

    Is there a more relaxing mode of transport than a hot air balloon? Just imagine floating above the rolling Devon countryside without the roar […]Read More from Up, up, and away! Make a hot air balloon suncatcher

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  • Photo of a small model raft made out of wood
    20 August 2024

    All at sea! Build a powered boat

    Reckon you can build a powered boat using nothing but corks, string, elastic bands and imagination? We do!  Build your floating masterpiece, decorate it […]Read More from All at sea! Build a powered boat

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  • Photo of a small model raft made out of wood
    21 August 2024

    All at sea! Build a powered boat

    Reckon you can build a powered boat using nothing but corks, string, elastic bands and imagination? We do!  Build your floating masterpiece, decorate it […]Read More from All at sea! Build a powered boat

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  • a small red racing car made out of Lego bricks with a mini-figure waving
    27 August 2024

    Fast (not furious) – LEGO brick motorised racing cars

    Design, build and race your very own motorised LEGO race car under the guidance of the experts from Brick Ideas. Take a look at […]Read More from Fast (not furious) – LEGO brick motorised racing cars

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  • a small space vessel made from Lego bricks, sat on a star filled background
    28 August 2024

    Beyond infinity – LEGO brick vehicles of the future

    Design and build a LEGO brick vehicle of the future under the guidance of the experts from Brick ideas. Take a look at RAMM’s […]Read More from Beyond infinity – LEGO brick vehicles of the future

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  • Photo of hands making a small hot air balloon out of coloured paper
    29 August 2024

    Up, up, and away! Make a hot air balloon suncatcher

    Is there a more relaxing mode of transport than a hot air balloon? Just imagine floating above the rolling Devon countryside without the roar […]Read More from Up, up, and away! Make a hot air balloon suncatcher

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  • A pencil drawing of Exeter during the 17th Century, featuring the old city in the background and a ship on the quay in the foreground.
    1 October 2024

    Exeter and Empire

    In this lecture Dr Todd Gray will navigate a controversial topic in current historical study. He will outline the principal ways in which Exeter was connected to […]Read More from Exeter and Empire

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  • Hill Bridge on the Tavy, FJ Widgery (1861-1942), Watercolour on paper 1890-1896 - a watercolour showing a Dartmoor scene with a bridge and shallow river
    25 June 2024 – 12 January 2025

    William and FJ Widgery

    RAMM cares for many works by well-known, and well-loved, Devon artists William and FJ Widgery. William Widgery (1826-1893) was entirely self-taught and developed an […]Read More from William and FJ Widgery

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  • 4 model steam trains on a table, two of which are peeking out from inside a model train depot
    9 July 2024 – 26 January 2025

    What Do You Collect? Full steam ahead

    A Hornby starter set with a small blue tank engine and three blue carriages was the first set our collector (then aged 7) received. […]Read More from What Do You Collect? Full steam ahead

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  • a girl smiles as she colours something in at a crafts table
    1 August 2024 – 31 August 2024

    All aboard the colour train!

    Throughout August visitors to RAMM will have the opportunity to add a colourful train carriage to our growing train collage. Choose a carriage, add […]Read More from All aboard the colour train!

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  • Photo of a lady and a young girl looking at museum cases. The young girl is wearing ear defenders.
    2 August 2024 – 30 August 2024

    Relaxed Sessions: Are we nearly there yet?

    A Relaxed Session is a good way to enjoy this exhibition at a quieter pace. These times are especially suited to people with autism, […]Read More from Relaxed Sessions: Are we nearly there yet?

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  • a long exposure photograph of a woman standing on a moor, under a sky full of stars
    24 September 2024 – 23 March 2025

    Netti Habel: I Cling to the Sky

    Netti Habel is an artist and photographer based in Devon. Her work has been shown in exhibitions across the UK. ‘For the last twelve […]Read More from Netti Habel: I Cling to the Sky

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  • A row of standing stones overlaid with colour, against a black background
    19 October 2024 – 23 February 2024

    Dartmoor: A Radical Landscape

    Dartmoor: A Radical Landscape is a major new contemporary art exhibition exploring Dartmoor’s evocative landscape through photography, film and Land Art. Showing artwork from […]Read More from Dartmoor: A Radical Landscape

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  • an art deco style image print of two girls holding up sheet that they have lifted from a printing press
    24 October 2024 – 30 March 2025

    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 close-up of the multicoloured shapes in the carpet
    24 October 2024 – 30 May 2025

    Céline Condorelli, Bulk: Everlasting Colour

    Céline Condorelli was the National Gallery’s Artist-in-Residence in 2023, a partnership between the National Gallery and RAMM. It provided the artist an opportunity to […]Read More from Céline Condorelli, Bulk: Everlasting Colour

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