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Exhibitions

22 November 2014 to 12 April 2015
Art & Soul: Victorians and the Gothic
Art & Soul: Victorians and the Gothic

Some of the most memorable Victorian works of art and architecture were inspired by the middle ages. This major exhibition explores an era when, as the most powerful nation in the modern world, Britain...

  • RAMM
  • 22 November 2014 to 12 April 2015
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27 September 2014 to 22 March 2015
Paper Persuaders: First World War posters
Paper Persuaders: First World War posters

When the First World War broke out the British Army numbered 45,000, with another 250,000 part time soldiers. The Secretary of State for War, Lord Kitchener, quickly realised the need to recruit and expand...

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  • 27 September 2014 to 22 March 2015
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29 August 2014 to 4 January 2015
Exeter’s Fine Art, Autumn 2014
Exeter’s Fine Art, Autumn 2014

Commemorating the outbreak of the First World War with works by Walter Bayes and Muirhead Bone. RAMM's portrait collection will also be represented by two naval heroes of the Napoleonic era with Devon...

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  • 29 August 2014 to 4 January 2015
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28 June 2014 to 31 December 2018
First World War Centenary 2014-18
First World War Centenary 2014-18

The First World War changed the way we live. RAMM’s four-year programme of exhibitions, displays, events and activities focuses on the war’s impact on the people and landscape of the...

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  • 28 June 2014 to 31 December 2018
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17 January to 5 April 2015
Faces of Conflict
Faces of Conflict

The impact of the First World War on art and facial reconstructive surgery An exploration of the influence on artists and surgeons of the facial injuries suffered during the First World War. The exhibition...

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  • 17 January to 5 April 2015
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25 April to 10 May 2015
Express & Echo Local Art Show 2015
Express & Echo Local Art Show 2015

The annual Express & Echo 2015 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...

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  • 25 April to 10 May 2015
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Events

Monday 9 June to Wednesday 31 December 2014
Behind-the-scenes tours
Behind-the-scenes tours
£31 per group

Join volunteer guides on a 40-minute tour of the reserve collections and learn about the conservation, display and storage of objects. There are over one million objects in RAMM’s collection and only...

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  • Monday 9 June to Wednesday 31 December 2014
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Sunday 31 August 2014 to Tuesday 31 March 2015
Artist Reflections: Polly Morgan
Artist Reflections: Polly Morgan
FREE

Polly Morgan’s You Are Here is a new piece of art created in response to RAMM’s natural history collections.   ‘You Are Here’ is a creative response to the...

  • 10:00 - 17:00
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  • Sunday 31 August 2014 to Tuesday 31 March 2015
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Tuesday 14 October to Wednesday 31 December 2014
What Do You Collect? War Cabinet
What Do You Collect? War Cabinet
FREE

A fascination for military history in the 20th century and the tales of ordinary people faced with extraordinary circumstances, has led this collector to focus on artefacts from the First World War. The...

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  • Tuesday 14 October to Wednesday 31 December 2014
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Monday 20 October 2014 to Friday 1 May 2015
Commemorating the First World War
Commemorating the First World War
FREE

Over the 2014 to 2018 commemoration period one of the cases in RAMM’s Courtyard gallery will show objects from the museum’s collections that reflect life in Exeter and Devon during the First...

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  • Monday 20 October 2014 to Friday 1 May 2015
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Thursday 18 December 2014 to Sunday 5 July 2015
Henry Vaughn: a reclusive collector of art
Henry Vaughn: a reclusive collector of art
FREE

In 1899, at the age of 90 unmarried and with no children, Henry Vaughan bequeathed one of the biggest private collections of art to several major British public institutions. What isn’t common...

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  • Thursday 18 December 2014 to Sunday 5 July 2015
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