Museum collections are often best illustrated through themes. Many of these themes affect us all.
Discovering Worlds: Pacific
Discovering Worlds is an ambitious project that explores RAMM’s collection of artefacts from the islands of the Pacific.
Discovering Worlds: Africa
Discovering Worlds: Africa is our second collection exploratory project that encompasses new research, conservation, documentation and re-interpretation of RAMM’s Africa collection to transform the visitor experience.
Africa is rich in natural resources from the earth. Many of these come in the form of minerals from which metals can be extracted, processed and shaped into useful items. Many of those items are made from iron and copper.
Since its introduction to the global market, communities around the world have used European made wool cloth in place of traditional materials in the making and decorating of clothing and other items.
What is barkcloth? Find out about the many uses of bark and the amazing range of barkcloth designs, which have been produced in the last 250 years by artists both known and unknown.
‘Yoruba’ celebrates the rich and diverse culture of the Yoruba people. It brings together contemporary and historic Yoruba art and crafts and allows you to explore and appreciate Yoruba artists past and present.