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

Exhibitions and displays

War Games

Explore the fascinating relationship between conflict and children’s play, with this major touring exhibition from the V&A Museum of Childhood.
On display until 18 June 2016

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 until 27 August 2016

The Influence of Italy

Discover what attracted a young Joshua Reynolds to Italy in 1750 and the lasting influence his 'Grand Tour' had on his life and art.
On display until 27 August 2016

Here is Where We Came From

75 years since the Blitz destroyed Plymouth’s historic centre, artist Holly Davey launches the first part of a major commission at the City Museum and Art Gallery which reflects on Plymouth’s wartime experience.
7 May to 27 August 2016

Head Above Water

Explore the sensations, stories and pyschological effects of sea bathing in this nationally touring exhibition curated by Lara Goodband, Sea Swim.
23 July to 3 September 2016
Peninsula Arts Gallery, Plymouth University