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Exhibitions

27 September 2014 to 18 January 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 18 January 2015
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29 August 2014 to 4 January 2015
Exeter’s Fine Art, Autumn 2014
Exeter’s Fine Art, Autumn 2014

Gallery 20 will be closed on Wednesday 8 October from 14:30, and on Thursday 9 October all day for a special event. Commemorating the outbreak of the First World War with works by Walter Bayes and Muirhead...

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  • 29 August 2014 to 4 January 2015
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12 July to 2 November 2014
Detached and Timeless: Contemporary artists inspired by nature and spirit of place
Detached and Timeless: Contemporary artists inspired by nature and spirit of place

Featuring some of the most significant figures in British art from the past sixty years, including David Bomberg, Edward Burra, Prunella Clough, Terry Frost, Patrick Heron, Roger Hilton, Peter Lanyon,...

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  • 12 July to 2 November 2014
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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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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...

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  • 22 November 2014 to 12 April 2015
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Events

Saturday 4 January to Saturday 20 December 2014
Wednesday and Saturday tours
Wednesday and Saturday tours
FREE

On Wednesdays and Saturdays visitors can join a short tour featuring specific subjects and galleries. Topics include natural history, local history, world cultures, ancient world and Egypt. Tours last...

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  • Saturday 4 January to Saturday 20 December 2014
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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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Tuesday 17 June to Sunday 7 December 2014
Fijian Art
Fijian Art
FREE

A display of RAMM’s Fijian objects with new interpretation facilitated by the Fiji Art Research Project. Funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council and based at the University of East Anglia,...

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  • Tuesday 17 June to Sunday 7 December 2014
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Tuesday 1 July to Monday 6 October 2014
What Do You Collect? Radio Head
What Do You Collect? Radio Head
FREE

One man’s passion for plastic, technology and design has led him to focus on collecting post-war radios. Drop in to RAMM to find out more. Geoff has also set up a website about his collection where...

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  • Tuesday 1 July to Monday 6 October 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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