A new exhibition ‘Dartmoor a Wild and Wondrous Region’ a portrait of Dartmoor Art, 1750 – 1920 has just opened at Royal Albert Memorial Museum in Exeter, and runs until 1st April.
The exhibition is the largest of its kind for a generation and includes painting, watercolours, photographs and postcards from institutions and collection from across the land.
The Wild and Wondrous exhibition in the footsteps of the Victorian is one of the 28 heritage projects that form part of ‘Moor than meet the eye’ which is backed by the Heritage Lottery Fund.
Throughout the project people have explored Dartmoor’s rich past, worked to conserve its wildlife and archaeology and improve understanding of the landscape and development of Dartmoor, ‘Moor than meets the eye’ project has told the Dartmoor story of the last 4,000 years.
A book accompanies the exhibition by Peter Mason and is available at all Dartmoor National Park visitor centres and at the Royal Albert Memorial Museum priced at £9.95