What’s going on at the RAMM?

Razz previews some of the intriguing new exhibitions coming up at Exeter’s newly re-opened museum, the RAMM…

From the 22 September 2012 to 13 January 2013 you can an amazing new exhibition (for free!)

Warriors of the Plains: 200 years of Native North American honour and ritual

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Returning the Gaze (detail). Assiniboine dancer Kevin Haywahe with face paint © Jeff Thomas

Studying American Literature in English? Or maybe just interested in Native American warfare and ritual? Then this exhibition is a definite must-see!

The museum describes the exhibition as one that “focuses on the material culture of Native North American Indians of the Plains between 1800 and the present, and the importance of the objects in a social and ceremonial context.”

From the 14 April to 4 November there is also an opportunity to see some paintings never seen before in Exeter (also free!)

Exeter’s Fine Art Collection

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Portrait miniature of William, 3rd Viscount Courtenay, by Tiverton born Richard Cosway (1742-1821) © 2010 Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Art Gallery and Exeter City Council

From 18th-century portraits, Devon and Exeter landscapes to modern abstract works, there is something for everyone at this exhibition including some of the RAMM’s most famous paintings.

There are also some new acquisitions on available to see that have been shown before in Exeter. Be one of the first to catch a glimpse of some truly fine and classic art.

Check out what else is happening at the RAMM here: http://www.rammuseum.org.uk/whats-on

Let us know if you get involved in any of their amazing events that include lectures, talks and tours and art or drawing courses, we’d love to hear about them!

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