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Exhibitions

5 April to 29 June 2014
Intimate Worlds: Exploring Sexuality through the Sir Henry Wellcome Collection
Intimate Worlds: Exploring Sexuality through the Sir Henry Wellcome Collection

This exhibition contains sexually explicit material. Throughout history cultures around the world have talked about sex, regulated sexual activity and produced cultural artefacts relating to sex often...

  • RAMM
  • 5 April to 29 June 2014
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1 April to 22 June 2014
What do you Collect? Vintage Vanity
What do you Collect? Vintage Vanity

Showcasing one woman’s passion for compacts. Convenience, portability and a desire to be glamorous at all times prompted the invention of the compact. They came in many forms, designs and materials;...

  • 10am - 5pm
  • RAMM
  • 1 April to 22 June 2014
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29 March to 20 July 2014
British Wildlife Photographer Award 2013
British Wildlife Photographer Award 2013

Originally scheduled to open on 26 March. Since 2009 The British Wildlife Photography Awards have showcased some of the finest images captured by photographers practising in Britain. The 14 categories,...

  • RAMM
  • 29 March to 20 July 2014
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22 March to 22 June 2014
Gilbert & George | ARTIST ROOMS
Gilbert & George | ARTIST ROOMS

RAMM is delighted to be presenting the art of Gilbert & George as part of the national ARTIST ROOMS programme in 2014. Gilbert & George are among the most celebrated artists to have emerged from...

  • RAMM
  • 22 March to 22 June 2014
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14 December 2013 to 8 June 2014
Taonga: Māori treasures of the natural world
Taonga: Māori treasures of the natural world

Aotearoa (New Zealand) was one of the last land masses to be discovered by humans. People first arrived there by boat 1,500 years ago and they soon found that they had access to an abundance of resources...

  • RAMM
  • 14 December 2013 to 8 June 2014
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4 December 2013 to 27 April 2014
Exeter’s Fine Art Collection 2014
Exeter’s Fine Art Collection 2014

This display includes works by major artists of both the 19th and 20th centuries. Having recently returned from a major touring exhibition, RAMM’s pair of hospital drawings by Barbara Hepworth, Trio...

  • RAMM
  • 4 December 2013 to 27 April 2014
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Events

Thursday 9 January to Thursday 31 July 2014
Behind-the-scenes tours
Behind-the-scenes tours
£30 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...

  • RAMM
  • Thursday 9 January to Thursday 31 July 2014
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Wednesday 16 April to Thursday 17 April 2014
Maori Masks
Maori Masks
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£2.50

When depicting ancestors, Maori carvers often include facial and body tattoos within their designs. These patterns are important because each marking may have an important personal meaning. Come and make a...

  • 10.30am - 3.30pm
  • RAMM
  • Wednesday 16 April to Thursday 17 April 2014
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Thursday 17 April 2014
Behind the Scenes Tour
Behind the Scenes Tour
£7 (£5)

Take a 40-minute behind the scenes tour. See some of the reserve collections and find out more about the conservation, display and storage of objects. Book your tickets here online or from the museum...

  • 10.30am - noon
  • RAMM
  • Thursday 17 April 2014
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Thursday 17 April 2014
Chat about the Birds - 17 April 2014
Chat about the Birds - 17 April 2014
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FREE

Meeting and talk with local bird experts from the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB). Join them for a 20 to 30 minute walk around the museum to see the wildlife on display. Discover underwater...

  • 11am - 4pm
  • RAMM
  • Thursday 17 April 2014
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Tuesday 29 April 2014
Evening lecture: British Naval Warship Figureheads: a carver’s art
Evening lecture: British Naval Warship Figureheads: a carver’s art
£7.50

Rear Admiral David Pulvertaft will talk about the origins, designs and styles of these historic carvings with an emphasis on those that were created in Georgian and Victorian times by the Dickerson family...

  • 6.30pm
  • RAMM
  • Tuesday 29 April 2014
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