Displays, Exhibitions and Residencies
Find out what’s on in our vibrant new programme of displays, exhibitions and residencies.
From joining junior members to make your own astounding inventions, to discovering more about our delightful heritage haven and living library in the heart of the city, or viewing new works by Ingrid Pollard, artist, research partner and Turner prize nominee, we hope we can inspire you to take part in England's largest celebration of history and culture with us this year!
Motherhood in Devon is an exhibition which throws light on mothers' lives and experiences of motherhood, both historic and contemporary.
In the Age of Enlightenment, in which our own Institution was founded, various individuals turned to the skies. As a professional science, Astronomy was still relatively young in the early […]
Though we are not quite out of the woods yet, we are delighted to welcome back our members and volunteers - and to meet new members. Our summer display in the Outer Library is a selection of poetry inspired by trees and spanning four centuries, from Robert Herrick’s ode to the willow to A. E. Housman’s celebration of the blossoming cherry – the loveliest of trees. Our display is organised in collaboration with Exeter Cathedral Library and Archives to celebrate Love Your Burial Ground Week, 5-13 June 2021.
Display 6th August 2022 - 29th October 2022
This exhibition was inspired by a conference on the theme of Dreams, Visions, and Somnambulism in German Literature, Art, Medicine and Philosophy 1750-1835.
Trade & Exchange was launched in November 2020 and was commissioned as part of Exeter’s COVID-19 Recovery Plan Building Exeter Back Better.