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Dementia Friendly Spring Handling

Come behind the scenes to talk about spring. This is a chance to explore artefacts using a range of senses. Many museum objects have a connection with nature, from real birds, collected 100 years ago, to Devon landscape paintings, flower patterns on English woodcarving or woven Central American clothing. Trained staff lead friendly discussion and […]

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Passion and Practices of a Master Carver

Laurence Beckford’s talk will give us a fascinating insight into the rigorously detailed work involved in the restoration of fire, weather and vandal-damaged carvings. He will also talk about his passion for traditional ‘hand cut’ lettering in slate and stone. Laurence’s talk will include his recent carving of the fretted organ case panels of Exeter […]

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Desert Island Books with Professor Will Harvey

Join us for an evening with Professor Will Harvey, the newly appointed Chair of Libraries Unlimited’s Board of Trustees, as he talks us through his Desert Island Books. Will is Associate Dean of Research & Impact and Professor of Management at the University of Exeter Business School and has travelled the world. We are sure […]

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JACQUI HALLUM – ARTIST TALK

Sat 30 Mar 2019 | 2.30pm | Free PHOENIX GALLERY JACQUI HALLUM BERBER Jacqui Hallum will be in conversation with curator Dan Howard-Birt discussing their recent series of exhibitions and her wider practice. Jacqui Hallum’s paintings draw on imagery ranging from medieval woodcuts and leaded glass windows to tarot cards and Art Nouveau children’s book […]

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‘In Conversation with Frances Morris, Director of Tate Modern’ at The RAMM

Doors and bar 6.30pm, talk 7pm £8 early bird until 1 Mar, £10 full price To accompany RAMM’s Women Artists exhibition, we present an evening of wide-ranging discussion about the art world today. Despite the many advances made by women in recent years, they are still under-represented. What can we do to address this? Frances […]

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‘Dementia Friendly Around the World with Magic Lantern Slides and Music’ at The RAMM

£5 includes companion and refreshments for two Gallery 20 Enjoy a dementia-friendly morning at RAMM, travelling the world with a Victorian slideshow and a local choir. Let us take you on a journey to see places and faces through Victorian and Edwardian eyes, projected with a real magic lantern and slides from the museum’s collections. […]

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‘Baby-friendly curator talk – Women Artists’ at The RAMM

New for 2019 – introducing our baby-friendly talks by RAMM’s curators. These talks are only for parents and carers with children under 18 months, so there’s no need to worry about disturbing other visitors during the talk. Join Curator Michele Green on a tour around our Women Artists exhibition. Shining a spotlight on female artists […]

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World Cultures Tour at The RAMM

Join a 60-minute tour to explore RAMM’s recently refurbished World Cultures collection which includes objects from the Pacific, Africa, the Americas, Asia and the Near East. Meet in the Courtyard / £5

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Tattoos: a secret language

Unravel the secret language of tattoos, from tribal identity to rebel statement or individual expression, in an evening of talks and demonstrations. In contemporary British culture, tattoos have a personal and often hidden meaning that an observer may struggle to ‘decode’. Yet, in many non-European cultures, such as those represented in RAMM’s ethnography collection, tattoos […]

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