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Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter and Plymouth City Museum & Art Gallery

Exeter City Museums and Art Gallery Service exists to enable people to explore their past and present for inspiration, learning and enjoyment. The collections document the natural and cultural history of the city within a regional, national and international context, helping people to develop an appreciation and understanding of their wider as well as immediate environment. The service manages and cares for these collections.

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Websites: www.rammuseum.org.ukwww.plymouth.gov.uk

Funding awards

  • 2012-2013: £1,263,596
  • 2013-2014: £1,099,999
  • 2014-2015: £1,100,000

Video feed

Ghosts and other Grave Doings - an evening of Gothic Poetry

Dr Sian Harris, Lecturer in English at the University of Exeter, lets us know what to expect at 'Ghosts and other Grave Doings' on Wednesday 10 December: http://www.rammuseum.org.uk/whats-on/ghosts-and-other-grave-doings Join us to revel in some of the most frightful and fiendish literature produced over the last two and a half centuries!

My favourite object

Visitors talk about their favourite objects

Art and Soul: Dr Joanne Parker

Dr Joanne Parker, co-curator of Art and Soul, on why you should come and see the exhibition: http://www.rammuseum.org.uk/exhibitions/art-soul-victorians-and-the-gothic

Art and Soul: Dr Corinna Wagner

Why should you come and see Art and Soul? Dr Corinna Wagner, co-curator of the exhibition, has some thoughts... http://www.rammuseum.org.uk/exhibitions/art-soul-victorians-and-the-gothic

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Art and Soul: Chris Costelloe

Chris Costelloe, Director of the Victorian Society, lets us know what he thinks of our Art and Soul exhibition: http://www.rammuseum.org.uk/exhibitions/art-soul-victorians-and-the-gothic

Art and Soul: Professor Andrew Thorpe

Professor Andrew Thorpe, Dean of the College of Humanities at the University of Exeter, gives his thoughts on our Art and Soul exhibition: http://www.rammuseum.org.uk/exhibitions/art-soul-victorians-and-the-gothic

Art and Soul: Dr Andy Brown

Dr Andy Brown, Director of the Creative Writing programme at the University of Exeter, gives his thoughts on our Art and Soul exhibition: http://www.rammuseum.org.uk/exhibitions/art-soul-victorians-and-the-gothic

Victorian Gothic: An All Consuming Passion?

Dr Corinna Wagner, University of Exeter, discusses the upcoming panel discussion on Victorian Gothic, coming to RAMM on Wednesday 3 December: http://www.rammuseum.org.uk/whats-on/victorian-gothic-an-all-consuming-passion

Milly's first vist to RAMM

A short film showing a young visitor exploring RAMM. Video provided as support in kind by Exesight Photography

Chinese compass video

One group chose to investigate this Chinese compass. After taking photographs of the object and carrying out independent research, they interviewed Curator Tony Eccles about it.

Tesuque Rain Gods interview

One group chose to investigate these 'rain god' figures, or 'munas'. After taking photographs of the object and carrying out independent research, they interviewed Curator Tony Eccles about them.

Tasmanian Shell Necklace interview

One group chose to investigate this Tasmanian shell necklace. After taking photographs of the object and carrying out independent research, they interviewed Curator Tony Eccles about the necklace and its significance.

Gilbert & George - What do you think?

A video about the Gilbert & George exhibition at the Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery, Exeter, UK. Visitors to the exhibition are offered badges to indicate their response to the art of Gilbert & George. The Gilbert & George ARTIST ROOMS exhibition runs at the Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery from 22 March until 22 June 2014. Entrance is free. Video by Jim Wileman

Exeter Model

A model of Exeter inspired by the Exeter map in the West Country to World's End exhibition

Armada Animation 2014

An animation showing the Spanish Armada in 1588 - part of activities around our West Country to Worl's End exhibtion

VANISHING by Sam Randall, performed by Anthony Richards

'GRIPPING YARNS' was a partnership project between RAMM, Exeter Northcott Theatre and Show Of Strength Theatre Company. We worked with writers to develop scripts for live performance inspired by exhibits in the museum. In May 2012 we staged a weekend of 12 different shows in different parts of the museum. In July 2013 we recorded 6 of these pieces for RAMM's website. 2012 live performances directed by Tony Liddington. 2013 recordings directed by Sheila Hannon at Broadwater Studios, Exeter.

TIGER HUNT by Bill Eaton, performed by David Reakes

'GRIPPING YARNS' was a partnership project between RAMM, Exeter Northcott Theatre and Show Of Strength Theatre Company. We worked with writers to develop scripts for live performance inspired by exhibits in the museum. In May 2012 we staged a weekend of 12 different shows in different parts of the museum. In July 2013 we recorded 6 of these pieces for RAMM's website. 2012 live performances directed by Tony Liddington. 2013 recordings directed by Sheila Hannon at Broadwater Studios, Exeter.

POSH FACE by Marilyn Langridge-Jones, performed by Annette Chown

'GRIPPING YARNS' was a partnership project between RAMM, Exeter Northcott Theatre and Show Of Strength Theatre Company. We worked with writers to develop scripts for live performance inspired by exhibits in the museum. In May 2012 we staged a weekend of 12 different shows in different parts of the museum. In July 2013 we recorded 6 of these pieces for RAMM's website. 2012 live performances directed by Tony Liddington. 2013 recordings directed by Sheila Hannon at Broadwater Studios, Exeter.

KICK OFF by Tim Sansom, performed by David Reakes

'GRIPPING YARNS' was a partnership project between RAMM, Exeter Northcott Theatre and Show Of Strength Theatre Company. We worked with writers to develop scripts for live performance inspired by exhibits in the museum. In May 2012 we staged a weekend of 12 different shows in different parts of the museum. In July 2013 we recorded 6 of these pieces for RAMM's website. 2012 live performances directed by Tony Liddington. 2013 recordings directed by Sheila Hannon at Broadwater Studios, Exeter.

A CIVIL WAR HELMET by Matthew Roberton, performed by Anthony Richards

'GRIPPING YARNS' was a partnership project between RAMM, Exeter Northcott Theatre and Show Of Strength Theatre Company. We worked with writers to develop scripts for live performance inspired by exhibits in the museum. In May 2012 we staged a weekend of 12 different shows in different parts of the museum. In July 2013 we recorded 6 of these pieces for RAMM's website. 2012 live performances directed by Tony Liddington. 2013 recordings directed by Sheila Hannon at Broadwater Studios, Exeter.

ACTUAL REALITY by Annette Chown, performed by Annette Chown

'GRIPPING YARNS' was a partnership project between RAMM, Exeter Northcott Theatre and Show Of Strength Theatre Company. We worked with writers to develop scripts for live performance inspired by exhibits in the museum. In May 2012 we staged a weekend of 12 different shows in different parts of the museum. In July 2013 we recorded 6 of these pieces for RAMM's website. 2012 live performances directed by Tony Liddington. 2013 recordings directed by Sheila Hannon at Broadwater Studios, Exeter.

Gallery Games

Gallery Games at RAMM, Exeter

Intimate Worlds exhibition: exploring Sexual Health and Education possibilities

As part their public engagement programme, in the run-up to the Intimate Worlds exhibition, experts from Exeter's Royal Albert Memorial Museum and the University of Exeter meet representatives from the health and education sectors to discuss how this beautiful and candid display of sexually-themed objects from history might best unlock its potential to enhance the delivery of sex education.

Volunteering at RAMM 2013

Volunteers at The Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Art Gallery share their experiences. For more information please go to: http://www.rammuseum.org.uk//getting-involved/

RAMM's 2013 Contemporary Art Volunteering project

This summer RAMM ran its first micro-volunteering project. Funded by Grants for the Arts, the project aimed to train 12 volunteers in contemporary art interpretation. Training was provided by Gill Nicol from Lights Going On, and the volunteers were based in the Gillian Ayres and Wasted exhibitions. This video is an overview of their responses to the experience.

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