100 First Women Portraits

100 First Women Portraits , striking photos celebrating pioneering women of the 21st century, will be the first post-lockdown exhibition at Exeter’s Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery (RAMM) when the cultural venue re-opens on 24 October 2020.

The extraordinary collection of images by South-West photographer Anita Corbin is the culmination of her 10-year personal quest to create an inspiring visual archive of modern women who have achieved ‘firsts’ in their field, often in male-dominated...

Event Date

Saturday, October 24, 2020 - 10:00 to Sunday, January 3, 2021 - 17:00


Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery (RAMM), closed Mondays

sharon goble

sharon goble



Tudor Propaganda: Early Modern 'Fake News'? With Dr Rebecca Emmett, Lecturer in History and Archival Practice, University of Plymouth

A Historical Association & University of Plymouth History department talk.

Fake news is not a modern invention. The Tudor regime deliberately and carefully projected a specific version of people and events to the public, to bolster and secure itself. Unflattering or unhelpful publications or images were ruthlessly suppressed and their creators suffered for their presumption. This talk from Dr Rebecca Emmett will focus on the reign of Elizabeth I and explore how the regime disseminated propaganda and repressed dissenting voices.

Rebecca is a historian of the 16th and...


Bite size: Portraying Power, as Part of the Kehinde Wiley Exhibition

Join an in-depth conversation about Kehinde Wiley’s fascinating career and how the successful New York based artist has become a symbol for black communities and their empowerment. The discussion takes the diverse artworks exhibited in Kehinde Wiley: Ship of Fools as a starting point to examine the ways in which the artist challenges the conventional depictions and aesthetics of power, taste and privilege. This podcast is an opportunity to familiarise with Wiley’s unique vision of the world.

Free to access online. Book your place via The Arts Institute website .