Birds without Borders

Birds without Borders
Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Art Gallery

When: 20 July 2019 to 03 November 2019
Where: Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery, Queen Street, Exeter, Devon EX4 3RX
Time: 10:00 - 17:00
Suitable for: Family friendly, Any age

Birds without borders explores the incredible feats of migration some birds must achieve in order to survive and breed. A playful mix of art, science and social history reveals why some migrant birds such as the swallow and cuckoo have found a place in our hearts, art and culture, both here and in their winter homes abroad.

This family-friendly exhibition features birds from all over the world. Many spend at least some of their time here in the UK either in your garden or at the water’s edge. Learn how to survive as a migrant bird and how to tell whether the starlings in your garden are really ‘yours’. Look up to enjoy a new work by contemporary artists Heinrich and Palmer. And of course, no exhibition on migration would be complete without a magnificent albatross.

Exhibitions & Projects

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    Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Art Gallery

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  • Czigane by Bik Van der Pol

    Czigane by Bik Van der Pol

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    30 April 2019 to 16 June 2019

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  • Home Sweet Home

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  • Journeying to Light: The Mosaics of Elaine M Goodwin

    Journeying to Light: The Mosaics of Elaine M Goodwin

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  • Teignmouth Railway Exhibition   Poetry Competition

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  • Local Art Show 2019: Migration

    Local Art Show 2019: Migration

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  • 75th Anniversary of D Day

    75th Anniversary of D Day

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  • Teign Heritage Young Poets Competition

    Teign Heritage Young Poets Competition

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  • What Do You Collect Detectorists

    What Do You Collect Detectorists

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  • Around the World

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  • Bare Bones

    Bare Bones

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  • Nomads: Homes on the Move

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  • Crediton Station: A Brief Encounter

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  • Countess Wear Paper Mill

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  • Views of Old Countess Wear

    Views of Old Countess Wear

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    31 March 2019 to 31 October 2019

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  • Fairground Art

    Fairground Art

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    16 February 2019 to 02 November 2019

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  • Birds without Borders

    Birds without Borders

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    History of St James Park Project

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    ECFC Museum Project

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  • Exeter's Fine Art Collection: A Sense of Place

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