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31 July 2019
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.
05 June 2019
Exeter University placement student Rory Weaver reports his research on Derrick Worton's butterfly collection. Many of the 7,000 specimens come from Devon.
31 May 2019
Learn more about the photographs in RAMM’s collections that are part of the latest collections review.
07 May 2019
Discover how the craftsmanship of a prominent Tudor family from Exeter illuminates this fascinating period.
23 April 2019
Discover the work of these Victorian pioneers in craftsmanship.
04 January 2019
Miss JE Linter began collecting land snail shells in the 1880s. Her collection is of the finest quality. RAMM has over 15,000 of her shells from around the globe.
24 October 2018
Within the Museum’s historic archive there exists a letter from the Exeter City Police dated 1st December 1912. Written by the city’s Chief Constable, the letter lists a number of artefacts that were stolen from the gallery. Many of these items were never recovered, and the thief wasn’t caught.
22 August 2018
Arnold Riley’s donation of an over-modelled skull: an update by Freya Jones