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A photo of the 2013 'Ida Kar: Bohemian Photographer' exhibition at Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery

Exhibitions and Displays

Picture This Season
January to May 2015

In the Frame: Plymouth's Portraits Revealed

See our newest acquisition - an early self-portrait by Sir Joshua Reynolds - as well as portraits of characters in the collection who are new or rarely seen.
On display now and throughout 2015

Beauty and Power: Plymouth's Greatest Gift -
The Cottonian Collection

Come and discover more about this outstanding collection, its most precious items and the men who built it, 100 years after it was gifted to the City Museum and Art Gallery
On display now - until 9 May 2015

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Witness the Natural History Museum’s annual exhibition which celebrates the drama and splendour of the natural world.
28 March to 30 May 2015

Looking ahead

Fallen Emperor: Napoleon in Plymouth Sound in 1815

In the summer of 1815, for nine dramatic days, HMS Bellerophon was anchored in Plymouth Sound with the self-styled French Emperor, Napoleon Bonaparte on board. Our exhibition will be centred on the popular painting from our collections by Jules Girardet and will explore the differing perceptions of Napoleon on his journey to Plymouth.
23 May to 26 September 2015

Mystery, Magic and Midnight Feasts: The Many Adventures of Enid Blyton

Immerse yourself in the world of Enid Blyton - one of the best-selling writers for children of all time - with this exhibition from Seven Stories, National Centre for Children's Books.
17 June to 5 September 2015

Please note: for exhibitions that are in development, details are sometimes subject to change. If you are making a special trip to visit an exhibition or display we strongly advise that you keep checking this website for the most up-to-date information or call us on 01752 304774.