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13 November 2020
I've found some more specimens connected to the great naturalist Alfred Wallace in RAMM's store!
01 October 2020
Black British history is explored through RAMM's 'Portrait of an African'.
19 June 2020
Research while working from home forges links between William Keble Martin's best selling book and the drawings and specimens in RAMM's collection.
15 April 2020
The moment I discovered a specimen from the collection of one of the greatest naturalists of all time - Alfred Russel Wallace.
13 March 2020
Charlotte Treadwin and Frances Bury Palliser came from very different backgrounds, but were united by their interest in lace-making. Their lace collections were amongst the first objects to be donated to the museum in August 1868 and May 1869.
09 March 2020
The Montagu collection of molluscs receives Designation award from Arts Council England in recognition of its international importance to science.
31 July 2019
Appropriation or appreciation? Why commodifying other cultures is problematic.
In the upcoming Nomads: Homes on the Move exhibition at the Royal Albert Memorial Museum (RAMM), people are invited to explore alternative ways of living from around the world. While appreciating these lifeways, we also aim to illustrate how they are under threat by Western colonial conservation projects.
21 June 2019
Frederick Gordon Tutton's 'A Domestic Affair' made in the mid-1920s is an example of early colour photography in RAMM's Fine Art collection.