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

Exhibitions and displays

Mystery and Magic Season
June to September 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

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.
On display now until 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 29 August 2015

From Plymouth to the World — The Voyage of Plymouth Gin from Birth to Legend

Use our special foyer display to explore the birth of the world’s first 'dry gin' and discover why this artisan spirit continues to be an inspiration to gin lovers around the world.
30 June to 31 October 2015

Looking ahead

ARTIST ROOMS: Gerhard Richter

Examine the breadth and depth of the practice of Gerhard Richter, one of the world’s most significant living artists.
26 September 2015 to 16 January 2016

Fiji: Ocean Connections

Explore the surprising connections between Plymouth and Polynesia and investigate how oceans connect Plymouth with the Pacific.
10 October 2015 to 16 January 2016

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.